The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

Around the ArchdiocesePastoral AppointmentsThe Digest Newsletter

About & Contact Us | Advertising | Submissions & Deadlines | Digital Edition


January 28, 2020

NGUYEN: Reclaim your happiness in the new year

Google search is amazing, don’t you think? I just did a preliminary search on “ways to live a healthy and happy life” and came up with these: positive thinking, daily exercising, adequate sleeping, healthy diet, quality relationships, gratitude, meditation, etc. Let me explain further.

January 28, 2020

Quakes severely damage historic Puerto Rico convent of Fatima sisters

Since the evening of Dec. 28, 2019, Puerto Rico has been rocked by repeated tremors, earthquakes and aftershocks centered in the south and southwest parts of the island. Nearly 5,000 people were sleeping outside their homes because they felt unsafe staying indoors, afraid the houses would collapse on them.

January 28, 2020

478 confirmed on the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

478 adult Catholics from 51 parishes across the Archdiocese received the Sacrament of Confirmation when Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz celebrated a quartet of Masses on Jan. 12, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord.

January 27, 2020

Faithful called to bring greatest gifts to the Lord through 2020 DSF

The faithful in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are encouraged to bring their greatest gifts to the Lord and foster good in the local Church by contributing to 60 Diocesan Services Fund (DSF) programs.

January 27, 2020

Priests ready for re-match against seminarians at March 6 basketball game

After their first victory in three years, the St. Mary's Seminarian basketball team is out for a repeat against the priests of the Archdiocese in the upcoming March 6 Priests vs. Seminarians basketball game.

January 14, 2020

A renovated home for the holidays: St. Francis of Assisi parishioners mark second Christmas since Harvey

Cardinal DiNardo visits revived Kashmere Gardens parish as parishioners finally move back into repaired houses

January 14, 2020

Houston Catholic hospitals, clinics fight to end human trafficking

CHI St. Luke’s and San José Clinic train staff how to report human trafficking

January 14, 2020

Galveston parish focuses on unique gifts from God

At Holy Family Parish in Galveston, the focus shifts to different types of gifts. Instead of focusing on commercial gifts, such as bikes, games, clothing and tools, they focus on gifts from God.

January 14, 2020

Two area Catholic schools named Cardinal Newman Society Honor Roll

The Cardinal Newman Society recently awarded St. Theresa Catholic School in Sugar Land as an Honor Roll School. Frassati Catholic High School in Spring earned this distinction last spring.

January 14, 2020

‘Two Rivers’ report unites Catholic social teaching, Native American communities

At an October 2019 gathering, American Indian tribal leaders met with Church leaders to realize strategies to address poverty that plagues many of the roughly 6.9 million American Indian and Alaska Natives, a recent estimate by the U.S. Census that included those of more than one race.

Also in this Section

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.

Have a story idea or a news tip? Learn more about deadline dates and how to submit news and events to the Texas Catholic Herald.