In a bid to provide survivors of abuse a safe place to share their experiences and freedom to express their faith, the founder of a support network has started a chapter at the Cathedral Centre in Houston.
When it comes to supporting parish activities that enhance the spiritual, social and physical well-being of older adults in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, one might think this applies only to those who are age 65 or older. Not so.
About 250 catechists from around the Galveston-Houston area spent much of August’s first weekend in an intensive, interactive two-day workshop on the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) — held at St. Anne Catholic Church in Houston and hosted by the Archdiocese’s Office of Worship.
On Saturday morning, Aug. 10, 133 Catholics of African descent from 17 parishes from across the Archdiocese gathered for a “Day of Reflection” in prayer, praise and fellowship at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in the historic third ward of Houston to address the critical issues facing their faith communities.
A record crowd of 1,000 people heard from keynote speaker Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles at the Fourth Annual Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast July 26 at the Hilton of the Americas in downtown Houston.
More than 2,000 high school students celebrated their faith at the 57th annual Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston's Archdiocesan Youth Conference (AYC) July 19 to 21 at the Hilton Americas Hotel in downtown Houston.
Unfortunately, as the number of young people going online have increased, so have the number and intensity of negative interactions, such as cyberbullying, exposure to inappropriate material and contacts from online predators.
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