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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

January 14, 2014

Ministry works, serves persons with disabilities

When it came time for Penelope Khuri’s son Gregory to prepare for his First Communion, it was important to Khuri that he receive the same quality preparation as his twin sister Helena.

January 14, 2014

January is Poverty Awareness Month

Since the beginning of his papacy, Pope Francis has been very clear in his message that, as Catholics, the poor must not be forgotten. As individuals and as a Church, Catholics should be active in reaching out to those in need.

January 14, 2014

Steps For Students offers opportunities for support

Preparations continue for the upcoming Steps for Students 5K Run, now in its ninth year.

January 14, 2014

Why should you go on a retreat?

What is the value in getting away from the social and daily demands of life for the sake of peace and spiritual enrichment? A lay group of men and women is answering that question by responding to what they feel is a calling by God.

December 24, 2013

Christus Foundation grant provides counseling services to students at inner-city schools

o strengthen families and students in 10 inner-city Catholic schools, free counseling services will be available through Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston thanks to a generous grant of $175,000 for two years, totaling $350,000, from the CHRISTUS Foundation for Healthcare.

December 24, 2013

Ministry offers spiritual, emotional support to priests

A priest, just like anyone else, has needs, which is why the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston has in place a ministry for the pastoral care of priests.

December 24, 2013

Immaculate Conception in Sealy kicks off 125th anniversary

Immaculate Conception Church kicked off its 125th anniversary on Dec. 8, a day prior to the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 2013, with a celebration commemorating the establishment of the parish.

December 24, 2013

Our Lady of Bonaria: Buenos Aires

Although not a well-known name for the Blessed Virgin Mary, Our Lady of Bonaria has a special connection to Pope Francis’ native city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

December 24, 2013

Thousands gather in devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe

Drums, costumes, music and dancing of centuries-old Mexican tradition filled the streets of downtown Houston on Dec. 8 — all in an expression of devotion and thanksgiving to Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Patroness of the Americas.

December 10, 2013

Angela House helps women build life after prison

Bridgette Buggs’ trajectory from what she said was a good home in Washington D.C. to the Angela House in north Houston was swift.

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