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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

June 16, 2015

Preparándonos para la Jornada Mundial de la Juventud 2016

Jóvenes Adultos de 27 parroquias se están preparando para la 31va Jornada Mundial de la Juventud (JMJ) en Cracovia, Polonia, del 16 al 31 de julio de 2016.

June 16, 2015

Angela House transitions women into society after incarceration

In 2000, St. John Paul II made very clear statements to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops about the duty of Catholic Christians “to offer to those who commit crimes a way of redeeming themselves and making a positive return to society.”

June 16, 2015

Café Catholica to uncover love, truth and happiness

Thousands of young adults from across the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are invited to attend Café Catholica, an annual summer young adult speaker series sponsored by the Archdiocese. The events, hosted by the Young Adult and Campus Ministry Office, will be held all four Mondays in July at St. Michael Catholic Church located near The Galleria at 1801 Sage Road in Houston.

June 16, 2015

Fortnight for Freedom: 4th annual event to pray for religious liberty

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is dedicating the 14 days from June 21 to July 4 as the fourth-annual Fortnight for Freedom — a time of prayer and taking action for the preservation of religious freedom.

June 16, 2015

Celebrating the Class of 2015

Henry David Thoreau once said, "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined." For the Class of 2015, graduation is the beginning of a new stage in life. Everything begins to change, and the dreams they've had as children and teens of having a career and independence move a step closer to reality. For the seniors in nine of the 10 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese (Frassati High School does not yet have a senior class), the event marks the beginning of young adulthood.

June 16, 2015

Dr. Colbert retires, leaves behind legacy of defending life

Surrounded by her coworkers, friends and family, Dr. Marcella Colbert smiled when Daniel Cardinal DiNardo recognized her achievements, dedication and now legacy of the Respect Life cause with the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

June 16, 2015

Hispanic religious communities serve in various ministries throughout Archdiocese

Currently, there are members of 38 congregations or religious orders in ministry in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Almost 20 percent of the communities represented in the local Church are Hispanic. For that, the Archdiocese is happy, but as Daniel Cardinal DiNardo said, “We need more!”

June 16, 2015

Five new priests ordained, welcomed into Archdiocese

On Saturday, June 6, Catholics throughout the Houston-Galveston area welcomed five new priests when Daniel Cardinal DiNardo ordained David Angelino, Jeffrey Bame, Simon Kipiti, Elias Lopez and Richard McNeillie at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.

May 27, 2015

Choosing a life less ordinary: Upcoming ordination brings five new priests to Archdiocese

When the five candidates from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are ordained as priests, they will make a promise to be “on call for Christ” for the rest of their lives. And getting to that point in their faith journey took many years of formation.

May 27, 2015

Fiorenza Priest Residence tour shows construction progress

A tour of the Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Priest Retirement Residence offered a chance to see progress of the construction on May 14 at St. Dominic Village in the Texas Medical Center.

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