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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

January 24, 2023

‘A simple, humble laborer in the vineyard of the Lord,’ Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid to rest

“Lord, I love you.” These were the last words of the late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and for those who knew him or studied his works, his final words before his death encapsulated the message of his papacy and even his life.

January 24, 2023

2023 DSF appeal showcases impact of local Church

When it was established by Bishop John Morkovsky in 1966, the DSF was more than just a call for support — it was a call to action and, more importantly, an invitation. To this day, DSF continues to invite Catholics throughout the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston to invest in the work of the Church that no one parish can do on its own.

January 24, 2023

Galveston-Houston Catholic schools celebrate Catholic education

Catholic Schools Week unites 1.6 million students nationwide with those in the Archdiocese

January 24, 2023

CCHD assists NestQuest help families in need

In Galveston-Houston, Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD)-funded NestQuest provides housing and education stability to under-resourced families in their moment of need.

January 24, 2023

550-plus confirmed on the Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord

In an offering of themselves to God and invoking the blessing of the Holy Spirit, 557 Catholics from parishes across the Archdiocese received the Sacrament of Confirmation at four separate Masses celebrated by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and Auxiliary Bishop Italo Dell’Oro, CRS, on Jan. 8.

January 24, 2023

To be pastoral, look to the Good Shepherd, pope says

Christians must develop a pastoral heart to care for those who have not heard the Gospel or who have left the fold, Pope Francis said.

January 24, 2023

DEMARCO: The poverty of our anonymous youth

As Christians, poverty is something we are called to address. Most, however, do not realize that there are different forms of poverty aside from material poverty. And what is the great poverty that has stricken our young people of today?

January 24, 2023

AUZENNE: Honoring the Blessed Mother - What’s in a name?

In our Archdiocese, nearly 40 parishes are named in honor of Mary; the beautiful diversity of these communities reflects her role as both mother and evangelist.

January 10, 2023

Cardinal DiNardo: Pope Benedict XVI shepherded the Church 'with great love'

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, who was elevated to the College of Cardinals by Pope Benedict XVI in 2007, said the late pontiff “ shepherded the Church with great love.”

January 10, 2023

The global impact of a German pope

Very few figures within the contemporary Church have influenced it as deeply and for as long as Pope Benedict XVI, who died Dec. 31, 2022 at 95.

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