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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

February 24, 2015

Pope Francis bestows Order of St. Gregory award to UST associate professor chair

The Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter has announced that Pope Francis has named Professor Clinton Allen Brand a Knight of the Pontifical Equestrian Order of St. Gregory the Great.

February 24, 2015

Bishop Rizzotto reflects on aging, golf and the community that faith has built

Retired Auxiliary Bishop Vincent M. Rizzotto keeps a careful watch on the faithful who attend St. Dominic Village’s Warren Chapel. Some are elegantly dressed, others in simple pajamas and robes. Each seems uplifted by the presence of the 83-year-old native Houstonian with roots in the Sicilian village of Corleone.

February 24, 2015

Visible presence of Christ — two chapels offer fellowship, prayer and sacramental worship

Working professionals and those who live or visit with loved ones in central Houston can find refuge in two chapels that offer fellowship, prayer and sacramental worship during this Lenten season and throughout the year.

February 24, 2015

Catholics called to see faith in action at Advocacy Day

On Tuesday, March 24, Catholics from across the Lone Star State will unite for the Texas Catholic Conference (TCC) 2015 Texas Catholic Faith In Action Advocacy Day.

February 24, 2015

Call for universal prekindergarten to combat poverty

Renowned sociologist Stephen Klineberg called for a universal prekindergarten ensuring that children in poverty have access to a quality education through 12th grade and go on to some form of higher education if Houston’s economy is to remain vibrant in the coming decades.

February 24, 2015

Sacred Heart - Conroe embraces spirit of communion

Sacred Heart Church in Conroe was formed nearly 100 years ago as a mission between Plantersville and New Waverly. Now serving serving a population of more than 50 percent Hispanic and 41 percent Caucasian, as well as small percentages of African-American and Asian-American parishioners, the parish community has grown in this thriving suburb north of Houston. One thing has been constant and that is Sacred Heart’s mission to grow in faith and serve the community.

February 20, 2015

2015 Lenten Events Around the Archdiocese (1)

Find a fish fry near you and other Lenten activities like retreats and missions.

February 10, 2015

Consecrated life begins for new permanent deacons

From all walks of life, 31 men share a common bond in faith and willingness to serve the Archdiocese. On Jan. 31, they were ordained as permanent deacons at a ceremony presided by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, along with Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz and Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza.

February 10, 2015

The Cardinal’s Circle helps Catholic schools develop future disciples

Thanks to The Cardinal’s Circle for Excellence in the Inner City Catholic Schools, Tim and Roxann Neumann have seen their commitment to Catholic school education turn into action.

February 10, 2015

USCCB brings awareness workshop to Houston, a human trafficking hot spot

As a young girl growing up in Laredo on the border with Mexico, Zoe Martinez remembered hearing her family tell stories of acquaintances who were held against their will by employers, promised wages that were never paid and were threatened if they dared to leave or speak out.

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