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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

August 28, 2017

Parishioners shocked by Harvey's devastation

With floodwater as high as 20 feet from swelling bayous and waterways, thousands of homes in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston flooded as Tropical Storm Harvey continued to batter southeast Texas Aug. 28.

August 27, 2017

WATCH: Houston priest kayaks in floodwaters, shares faith with live TV reporter

After spending the night in his truck on the highway due to rising floodwaters on the I-610 South Loop near Telephone Road, Father David Bergeron, CC, took to his kayak to explore the flooded streets around the neighborhood and try to get wine to celebrate Sunday Mass.

August 25, 2017

Galveston-Houston readies for historic hurricane, first in 10-plus years

Nearly a decade ago this month, Hurricane Rita churned through the Gulf of Mexico, aiming straight for the Texas coastline. While Houston escaped most major damage after landfall, the massive Category 3 storm brought weeks without electricity, winds more than 100 mph and mass evacuation headaches for the Greater Houston area, including Carla Martin.

August 16, 2017

Jóvenes adultos buscan ideas con fe en V Encuentro

Adultos jóvenes hispanos que fueron seleccionados por sus parroquias se reunirán el 16 de septiembre en el Quinto Encuentro Nacional de la Arquidiócesis para analizar lo que ellos necesitan de su Iglesia y lo que ellos pueden aportar a la Iglesia y a la comunidad.

August 16, 2017

Experimental treatments, decision making in the Charlie Gard case

A closer look at the issues involved in the viral story of baby Charlie Gard.

August 16, 2017

The Assumption of Mary: A sure sign of hope

It seems appropriate to reflect on the underlying teaching of the Church on which Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary rests and to ponder its implications for us in our day-to-day lives as Catholic Christians.

August 16, 2017

Making faith, vocations cool again

Father T.J. Dolce tackles vocations in light of today's modern issues.

August 16, 2017

In a world focused on consumerism, whom do you love?

By loving Jesus Christ and Mother Church, we can build a culture, not of consumerism, but one that values, upholds and protects human life and relationships.

August 16, 2017

Convocation challenges local Church to serve all

Many, including more than 25 delegates from around the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, who headed home July 4, agreed they had a renewed energy to set a new course for the U.S. Catholic Church after attending the USCCB Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in July.

August 16, 2017

Elastic House stretches to save many during war

Houston parishioner Christine Wiegman Green, member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, traveled recently to The Netherlands to join her family in receiving an award from the State of Israel on behalf of her Catholic grandparents who saved a Jewish family from Nazi capture during World War II.

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