The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

October 29, 2013

Our Lady of Mount Carmel: St. Simon and the brown scapular

Our Lady of Mount Carmel is a familiar Marian title to many Catholics, but the story behind this medieval apparition and the devotion it inspired in the wearing of the brown scapular less so.

October 29, 2013

Golfers swing into action at Sean and Kari Tracey’s Shepherd’s Cup

More than 300 golfers from across the Archdiocese participated in Daniel Cardinal DiNardo’s sixth Annual Shepherd’s Cup Charity Golf Classic on Monday, October 7, at Kingwood Country Club benefiting St. Mary’s Seminary, Catholic education and faith formation.

October 15, 2013

Respect Life Office focuses on dignity and life of every human person

The DSF-funded Archdiocesan Office of Respect Life strives to shape the public discussion about God’s gift of life from conception to death.

October 15, 2013

Archives Month: Microfilm project stresses importance of historical preservation

In October, the United States celebrates American Archives Month.

October 15, 2013

World Mission Sunday promotes evangelization, charity on Oct. 20

Like the faithful around the world, the faithful in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are being called on to give, perform acts of charity and reflect in observance of World Missions Sunday on Oct. 20.

October 15, 2013

Our Lady of Vailankanni: Our Lady of Good Health

This is the ninth in a series on Marian Apparitions.

October 15, 2013

Catholic Schools focus on strengthening identity

Strengthening the Catholic identity of the Archdiocese’s 60 schools will be a top priority for the next phase of an ambitious six-year plan to overhaul one of the nation’s fastest growing Catholic school systems, local educational leaders said.

October 15, 2013

Beloved pastors remembered for their dedication, unique personalities in service to Church and flock

This past August, the Lord called home three priests of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

October 15, 2013

Anali Carrasco fought cancer with faith

The seventh grader at St. Pius V Catholic School in Pasadena believed the Eucharist was her best medicine against cancer.

September 24, 2013

Breaking the cycle of homelessness

From an organization that had a few Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word serving peanut butter and jelly sandwiches out of a tire shop in Galveston to feed the homeless, Our Daily Bread has grown to six staff persons and more than 40 volunteers that daily provide a variety of support services to homeless men and women in a comfortable facility.

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.