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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

April 21, 2015

Hundreds attend two-mile Way of the Cross

On Good Friday, Catholics from all across Houston participated in the sixth annual Way of the Cross, processing in reverent silence from the University of St. Thomas (UST) campus to the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in downtown Houston. Led by the cross, and welcomed by Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza at the Co-Cathedral, women and men religious, priests, and hundreds of lay people participated in the journey, which spans just over two miles.

April 21, 2015

Call to priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life is a call to love

According to Pope Francis, the call to priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life is a call to love. The World Day of Prayer for Vocations on April 26 offers the Catholic faithful a chance to pray for those who have lovingly dedicated their lives to God through these vocations, that they remain faithful to their commitments.

April 21, 2015

Sponsors, golfers sought for Archdiocesan golf classic

Catholic schools, seminarians from St. Mary’s Seminary, married couples searching for spiritual support and young adult Catholics seeking community — the reach of the Shepherd’s Cup Golf Classic is broad and deep, and this year will be no exception.

April 21, 2015

Ending a life-long search for spiritual peace with the Catholic Church

For William Fuller and Amanda Jones, years of searching for inner and spiritual peace ended when they entered into full communion with the Catholic Church last November at St. Theresa in Sugar Land.

April 21, 2015

Cardinal visits ‘Spectacular Rubens’ at Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, along with several priests from the Archdiocese, visited Museum of Fine Arts Houston's (MFAH) for a private tour of the "Spectacular Rubens" exhibition led by MFAH Director Gary Tinterow.

April 7, 2015

Archdiocesan youth seek deeper spiritual experience

Energizing our youth regarding faith isn’t always easy. However when a group of young people take it upon themselves to expand their spiritual development, the process flourishes almost on its own. Students at Kingwood High School did just that by forming a Christian club, F+SHS (Father plus Son and Holy Spirit), with the purpose of sharing their faith with like-minded individuals.

April 7, 2015

Lifelong faith formation promotes conscious, active faith lives

To create living, conscious and active faith lives, the Catholic Church believes it is the combined responsibility of parents, Catholic schools and parishes to provide lifelong formation opportunities. Because the parish is the primary experience of the Church for most Catholics, it becomes the preeminent place for the catechesis of adults, youth and children. (National Directory for Catechesis, 60).

April 7, 2015

Archbishop Fiorenza honored at annual CHRISTUS luncheon

CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare honored Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza, D.D., with their Legacy award at their 11th annual awards luncheon March 24 at the Hilton Americas – Houston.

April 7, 2015

Catholic Advocacy Day 2015: ‘Faith calls us to citizenship – not partisanship’

More than 3,000 Catholics from across the state descended upon the 84th Texas Legislature on March 24 for this year’s Catholic Advocacy Day to voice support or opposition to more than 300 pending bills that affect the quality and dignity of life for all walks of life in between conception and natural death.

April 7, 2015

Annunciation celebrates 145 years of bringing Jesus to the faithful

On Sunday, March 22, Annunciation Catholic Church in Downtown Houston celebrated the closing of its 145th year of carrying out the Great Commission given by Christ found in Matthew 28.

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