The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

May 10, 2022

Seminarians win! Priests fall in fifth-annual Priest vs. Seminarians Basketball game

In the fifth-annual Priest vs. Seminarians Basketball Game, held at Rice University’s Tudor Fieldhouse on April 29, the seminarians won over the priests with a score of 37 to 22, breaking the 2-2 tie.

May 10, 2022

Catholic immigration advocates push for reform on Capitol Hill

Leaders in Hispanic Catholic ministry gathered in Washington in April to head to the halls of Congress to push lawmakers on some form of relief on immigration.

April 26, 2022

Alleluia! An Easter people rejoices

Across many of 146 parishes in the Archdiocese, on Holy Saturday, a voice cried out to proclaim the Resurrection of the Lord.

April 26, 2022

A blue ribbon Rodeo: Catholic schools students shine at HLSR

When a group of first grade students from St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School made the trek to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR), it wasn’t a surprise to many when they squealed at the sight of a large longhorn.

April 26, 2022

Slow justice: 45 years later Houstonians honor memory of 1977 murder victim

A crowd of Houston community leaders and family of a Vietnam War veteran, severely beaten and drowned after being thrown into Buffalo Bayou by Houston police in 1977, gathered recently on the banks of the bayou to honor the memory of Jose “Joe” Campos Torres.

April 26, 2022

San José Clinic marks 100 years of finding new ways to share Christ in action

A local healthcare services provider celebrating its 100th year of care to the underserved continues to find new and creative ways to amplify Christ’s commands for the faithful to love and take care of one another.

April 26, 2022

‘Father Stu’ depicts uplifting story of vocation, priesthood

While deeply moving, however, this dramatization of the life of Stuart Long (Mark Wahlberg) is also hard-edged, particularly in terms of its dialogue, as seen in the uplifting fact-based biography “Father Stu” (Columbia).

April 26, 2022

ESTACIO: Our God is a God of mercy

The Catholic Church has a liturgical calendar that ebbs and flows with moments of fasting, such as Lent, but also gifts us times of joyous feasting, such as the Easter Season. We get an entire season to celebrate!

April 26, 2022

JONES: Easter is the season of hope

I love the Easter season! For me, it is a season of hope. Everything about it shouts hope. The weather, the new blooms, our parish’s First Communions and Confirmations, Jesus’s resurrection, all celebrate hopefulness.

April 26, 2022

OCHOA: Pauline Jaricot was a heroine for yesterday, and an inspiration for today

Remarkably, the idea of an organized system that combined prayer and financial support for all the Church’s missionary efforts originated in the mind of a young French laywoman named Pauline Jaricot. She's being beatified on May 22.

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