The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

May 8, 2018

LOCKETT: In His Light - Preaching on thorny matters

“A Church that doesn’t provoke any crises, a gospel that doesn’t unsettle, a word of God that doesn’t get under anyone’s skin, what gospel is that?” said Blessed Archbishop Oscar Romero. “Very nice, pious considerations that don’t bother anyone may be the way many would like preaching to be. Those preachers who avoid every thorny matter so as not to be harassed or have conflicts and difficulties do not light up the world they live in.”

April 24, 2018

Building faith: Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart sees a decade of prayer, hope and sacraments

In his message of hope and faith for the opening and dedication of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Downtown, Pope Benedict XVI said he prayed the new Co-Cathedral would be “a sanctuary where almighty God is glorified in his majesty, a center of ecclesial life where the beauty and richness of the Catholic faith proclaimed with power, and a place where the faithful and spiritually nourished, to fulfill their mission as joyful witnesses to the Gospel.”

April 24, 2018

Cardinal rededicates Shrine of the True Cross altar renovated from Harvey damages

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, celebrating Mass April 5, rededicated the Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church in Dickinson. The church building was filled with parishioners joyful over the renovated sanctuary after it was flooded by Hurricane Harvey last August.

April 24, 2018

San José Clinic’s Art with Heart to honor Houston’s Mayor Turner

Houston is a city of people pursuing their dreams and a future for their family from all over the world. For ninety-six years, San José Clinic has provided a health home for those working hard to build the community with nowhere else to turn.

April 24, 2018

Time to write new chapter on what truly makes America great, panelists say

It is time for the nation’s individuals, institutions and scientists to write a new chapter to correct wrongs in the collective past and truly act as all humans are created equal, discussed a group meeting on racism April 14 organized by religious sisters at the Dominican Center for Spirituality.

April 24, 2018

Following Harvey, Holy Rosary Church in Rosenberg successfully reboots IGNITE campaign

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.

April 24, 2018

Through community, the Holy Spirit moves inside prison walls

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.

April 24, 2018

Teens turn out for African-American youth day; Eucharistic Adoration set to be open to public at KC State Convention

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 .

April 24, 2018

Milestones: Sister Cruzat, Magie recognized for leadership in the Church

Cenacle Sisters honor Sister Cruzat, Vicar for Religious for Archdiocese; UST’s theology dean named one of Houston’s most influential women of 2017

April 24, 2018

MORENO: Church Liturgy offers a template for Christian Life

By the time you read this article, Easter Sunday may be a distant memory. We must not forget that, as Catholic Christians, we live by a different calendar.

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