Last fall, Holy Rosary Church was on the verge of kicking off their capital campaign, “Investing in Our Future,” when Hurricane Harvey rampaged southeast Texas. The combined campaign, which is run in conjunction with the Archdiocesan IGNITE Capital Campaign, had to be delayed almost six months as the area recovered from the devastation.
When it comes to serving incarcerated men and women of the Catholic faith living in prisons and jails in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, a visit by clergy or a volunteer minister even just one day a month can make a big impact on their faith development and opportunity to come into full communion with the Church.
At least 140 young people, representing some 10 parishes from the Archdiocese, attended the second Annual African-American Youth Day hosted by St. Monica Catholic Parish on March 24. And, the KC State Convention will host public Eucharistic Adoration April 27-29 .
For many parents and their high school graduate, the year has been filled with much conversation, excitement, and perhaps, even some anxious times as their teen begins to make decisions for the future. What looks to be the end of an era for parents is actually the beginning of the next part of the graduate’s wonderful journey that God calls life.
The Texas Catholic Historical Society (TCHS) honored archdioceses and dioceses affected by Hurricane Harvey the FitzSimmon Award at the annual Texas State Historical Society conference March 8 - 10 in San Marcos.
As the Catholic churches worldwide enter deeper into Holy Week, many parishes are opening their doors for extended hours of the Sacrament of Reconciliation with penance services on Good Friday, March 29. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo said these services focus on helping parishioners and public alike to more fully understand and experience the Paschal Mystery.
View an online calendar of upcoming events held by parishes, ministries and organizations Around the Archdiocese and find out how to submit event information for upcoming issues of the Texas Catholic Herald.