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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

October 14, 2014

‘Faithful Citizens’ honored by UST Center for Faith and Culture

Ten prominent Catholic Houstonians received a Faithful Citizenship Award from the University of St. Thomas' Center for Faith and Culture (CFC) during the CFC's Fourth Annual Faithful Citizenship Dinner held Oct. 2 at the Houston Country Club.

October 14, 2014

Shepherd’s Cup a big success for seminary, Catholic education and faith formation

More than 365 golfers from across the Archdiocese participated in Daniel Cardinal DiNardo’s seventh annual Sean and Kari Tracey’s Shepherd’s Cup Charity Golf Classic on Monday, Oct. 6, at Kingwood Country Club benefiting St. Mary’s Seminary, Catholic education and faith formation.

October 14, 2014

Archbishop Fiorenza, Catholic Charities plea for help with unaccompanied immigrant children

Catholic Charities of Galveston-Houston addressed Houston lawyers on Sept. 26 to urge them to help represent unaccompanied alien children (UAC) crossing the border of South Texas. “Unaccompanied Children on the Border: Vulnerability, Migration and the Legal System,” hosted by the Thomas More Society of Galveston-Houston, addressed the need for lawyers to help UACs through the legal process.

October 14, 2014

Office of Justice and Peace Ministry promotes social mission of Church

The mission of the Office of Justice and Peace Ministry for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is to encourage the faithful to pursue the common good and promote justice and peace throughout society.

October 14, 2014

Legion of Mary: Pilgrimage for Christ to Farmington, N.M.

Nine Legion of Mary members from the Houston area, accompanied by Father Alvaro Interiano, parochial vicar at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, as team spiritual director, ventured to Farmington, N.M., to offer the Gospel of Jesus Christ to people at their door steps.

October 14, 2014

Do not work alone: A case study on the spirituality of communion

St. Monica Catholic Church in the Acres Homes area of North Houston began as a mission church in the ’40s and became a parish in 1964.

October 14, 2014

Suicide: Church can help healing

Pastoral care available for families affected by suicide.

September 23, 2014

Five minutes with Father Charles Van Vliet

Raised with seven siblings in rural Ontario, Canada, Father Charles Van Vliet’s experiences growing up on a farm have served him well.

September 23, 2014

Ministry shows God is fully alive in prison

If someone sees Father Ron Cloutier, who offices out of the fifth floor of the Harris County Jail, and the 22 deacons and 250 lay volunteers who help minister to the 18,000 incarcerated Catholics within the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, they will witness what Pope Francis describes as, “…ministers of the Gospel whose lives glow with fervor, who have first received the joy of Christ.”

September 23, 2014

St. Monica’s SVdP pantry: ‘It’s always been about the kids’

St. Monica Catholic Church on Houston’s north side is only a few weeks away from opening a new state-of-the art food pantry and basic needs center — the culmination of dedication, determination and a dream that began 45 years ago.

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