The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

August 16, 2016

More than 2,500 young people explore mercy at AYC

Thousands of high school students from all across the Archdiocese flooded downtown Houston to celebrate their Catholic faith at the 60th Archdiocesan Youth Conference (AYC), July 29 to 31.

August 16, 2016

Pilgrims share experience of walking the Way of St. James

The Camino de Santiago, or The Way of St. James, is on many people’s bucket list.

August 16, 2016

Liturgical music crucial to grace, participation, says Cardinal DiNardo

Houston hosts National Association of Pastoral Musicians Convention

August 16, 2016

Faith in the outfield: Bringing the grace of Mass to the dugout

When Al the Boss Angel pointed out the ‘Angels in the Outfield’ to a young Roger Bomman as the answer to his prayer that the California Angels would win their pennant, maybe Al knew something about the Catholic Mass Ministry that would sweep the nation’s hallowed baseball stadiums decades later.

August 16, 2016

Houston pilgrims join millions for papal encounters in Krakow

More than 300 pilgrims from Galveston-Houston trekked through Kraków, Poland July 26 to 31 for World Youth Day. Joining an estimated two million others who were encountering Pope Francis and the Universal Church, these Texans walked the land of St. John Paul II and St. Faustina and her message of Christ’s Divine Mercy.

August 16, 2016

Evangelization, Catholic values focus of upcoming school year

The 2016-2017 school year is underway as 10 high schools and 49 primary schools are back in session.

August 13, 2016

Ushering in the new school, catechetical year

During the month of August, all around the Archdiocese Catholic schools and parishes are preparing for the new catechetical year.

July 12, 2016

Poems bring voices to women of the Bible

Press 53 announces the publication of “she: robed and wordless” by Sister Lou Ella Hickman, who is a widely published poet and also a Catholic religious sister.

July 12, 2016

Science shows prayer alleviates depression

The fifth annual interfaith Medicine and Religion (M&R) Conference was held in Houston this past spring with the theme “Approaching the Sacred: Science, Health and Practices of Care.” Two presentations showed that prayer alleviates depression. This fulfilled what St. Pope John Paul II said: “Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from... false absolutes.” It also fulfilled what Albert Einstein said: “Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.”

July 12, 2016

After floods ravage region, Catholic Charities lead joint relief efforts

As many families continue to struggle in the aftermath of this spring’s devastating floods, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is helping them deal with the long road back to normal life.

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.