San José Clinic has provided healthcare to low-income families since it was established 94 years ago by Monsignor George Walsh who, following in the Church’s tradition of social justice, joined with the group that went on to become the Charity Guild of Catholic Women with the hope of breaking down barriers to care. Together, they created a mission that continues to provide healthcare to those in need today.
Thousands of young adults from across the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are invited to attend Café Catholica, an annual summer young adult speaker series sponsored by the Archdiocese. The events, hosted by the Young Adult and Campus Ministry Office, will be held on three Mondays in July at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church located at 6800 Buffalo Speedway in Houston.
The Prayer Breakfast is set for Thursday, July 28, at 7:30 a.m. at the Hilton Americas, located at 1600 Lamar St., Houston. Bishop Michael Sis, sixth bishop of the Diocese of San Angelo, is set to be the keynote speaker.
On a spring weekend in April, 190 hand-stitched quilts draped over the pews of St. Mary, forming a colorful exhibit of needle and thread that stitched together stories of fabric and faith. An estimated 1,600 people entered the historic Painted church’s doors to see the quilts on display, according to Lorraine Nilson, one of the show’s several lead volunteers.
Cielo Abierto is a Catholic mission of evangelization through music and preaching, which brings together singers and adorers from Latin America and the U.S. in one place; this time, and for the third consecutive year, in Houston.
The mission group Conquistando las Naciones Para Cristo, which is “Conquering the Nations for Christ” in English, took about 160 missionaries to Senegal, Africa, to do the work that had been put on their hearts.
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.