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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

August 16, 2017

A ‘rare’ closer look at the Catholic Church in China

Bishop Sheltz to speak at China Church forum

August 16, 2017

Interim Superintendent looks for Catholic schools to continue ‘raising standard of excellence’

Debra Haney will serve as the interim Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston for the 2017-2018 academic year. She recently served the Catholic Schools Office (CSO) as Associate Superintendent.

July 19, 2017

A look into ‘IGNITE: Our Faith, Our Mission’ Capital Campaign for the Archdiocese

In an effort to meet the needs of our growing Archdiocese, a planning study was conducted to identify the Church’s present day challenges of meeting the needs of St. Mary’s Seminary, as well as our Catholic Schools and Faith Formation — now and into the future.

July 18, 2017

Mission: To be loving, compassionate and just toward others

The charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph is to love God and to love and serve the dear neighbor without distinction. This charism relates directly to what I think is the mission of the Church today.

July 18, 2017

Texas Catholic Herald wins two national CPA Awards in Canada

The Texas Catholic Herald won two awards at the 2017 Catholic Media Conference June 20-23, including one first-place award and a second-place award, at the Catholic Press Association (CPA) 2017 Press Awards Ceremony in Quebec City, Canada, June 23.

July 18, 2017

Lens of Love: Seeing God’s goodness behind bars

Looking through the lens of the ministers who serve the incarcerated men and women in prisons and jails, one can clearly see God’s love, grace and goodness, even within the most unhealthy, unsanitary and sometimes, even brutal environments found within these walls.

July 18, 2017

After 35-plus years, Holy Family Parish on Galveston Island says farewell to Franciscan Friars

Having served the Catholic community in Galveston for more than 35 years, the Franciscan Friars said farewell to Holy Family Parish during a special Mass celebrated by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo at the Galveston Island Convention Center, June 25.

July 18, 2017

From the beginning, St. Faustina parish makes mercy its focus

When Sister Maria Faustina Kowalska of Poland was thwarted in her attempt to set up a new congregation in honor of the Divine Mercy, she wrote in her diary that Jesus told her, “My daughter, do whatever is within your power to spread devotion to My Divine Mercy. I will make up for what you lack.”

July 18, 2017

Generations benefit from Shepherd’s Cup funds

St. Mary’s seminary, anti-bullying program, leadership training among the beneficiaries

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