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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

January 14, 2020

KARASZEWSKI: Tu corazón ardiente es tierra sagrada

“Vive Cristo, esperanza nuestra, y Él es la más hermosa juventud de este mundo. Todo lo que Él toca se vuelve joven, se hace nuevo, se llena de vida. Entonces, las primeras palabras que quiero dirigir a cada uno de los jóvenes cristianos son: ¡Él vive y te quiere vivo!”

January 14, 2020

SALAZAR: Después de navidad y año nuevo

La navidad es todo dadiva. Todo se da y nada se reserva. Bien podemos recordar la dinámica de Hechos 20, 35 cuyo mensaje nos recuerda que hay bienaventuranza en el dar, una manera de vivir que se puede encontrar en nuestras propias pascuas navideñas.

January 9, 2020

Texas Filipinos celebrate their faith in Santo Niño festival season

The Festival of Santo Niño de Cebu -- rooted in the deep faith of the Filipino people and originating in the Philippines' Cebu province -- finds special Masses, dances and processions taking place in which participants carry a statue of the infant Jesus marking the 16th-century arrival of Christianity in the Philippines.

December 24, 2019

Viva! Our Lady of Guadalupe feast day celebrated at churches, downtown

Enjoying a beautiful December morning of mild temperatures and blue skies, hundreds of costumed dancers swirled about on downtown Houston streets honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day and her Son Jesus.

December 24, 2019

Homeless who died on Houston streets remembered in memorial service

The names ring out, a diverse mix of African-American, Anglo, Hispanic and other ethnicities. The main commonality was “our mortality,” said interfaith religious leaders about the 105 homeless men and women who died in the streets of Houston in 2019.

December 24, 2019

‘kNOw Poverty Summit’ speaker shows poor majority – white women with children

Donna Beegle grew up in poverty with her family subsisting on migrant labor work and temporary minimum-wage jobs. She exemplified the majority of Americans on food stamps — white women with children. Now she has her doctorate in educational leadership, trying to educate a public who mistakenly believe the misconception that blacks and Hispanics are those mostly on welfare.

December 24, 2019

YACM initiative moves young adult Catholics from pew to evangelization

The Office of Young Adult and Campus Ministry (YACM) recently graduated 25 young adults from its new evangelization initiative program.

December 24, 2019

Financial aid helps rebuild physical, spiritual life of poor parishes in the Archdiocese

By continually doing good works and generously sharing resources with those in need, the faithful in the Archdiocese assist thousands of people each year, including those served by poorer parishes and schools that lack funding for significant building and property repair.

December 20, 2019

A Cathedral Christmas - Mass Schedule 2019

Find Christmas and New Year's Mass times for the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston and for the historic St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica in Galveston.

December 10, 2019

150 years on, St. Joseph is still new: New Waverly parish marks historic milestone anniversary

Like an intricately hand painted Polish ‘pisanka’ egg, the history of St. Joseph Catholic Church in New Waverly is intertwined with the history of Polish immigration to Texas. That 150-year history, a legacy that illuminates the story of the Catholic Church in Texas, was recognized at a sesquicentennial anniversary Mass celebrated by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo in the first week of Advent on Dec. 1.

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