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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

May 28, 2013

Nigerian-born 'Soldier for Christ' to be ordained Archdiocesan priest on June 1

A cradle Catholic growing up in Eastern Nigeria, Deacon Sebastine Okoye said his devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary dates back to when he was 4 years old.

May 14, 2013

In His Light: “What’s going on!”

Once again we, as a nation, find ourselves coming face to face with the vileness that has resulted from another unconscionable act of terror inflicted upon us at the Boston Marathon on April 15.

May 14, 2013

And the Word became flesh… The Traveling Bible

"...what is important is not how many times you have been through the Bible, but how many times the Bible has been through you.”

May 14, 2013

Cristo Rey Jesuit to host its first graduation

On August 2009, Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory High School opened its doors. On Saturday, June 1, 2013, it will host its inaugural graduation.

May 14, 2013

Café Catholica gives young adults a home faith advantage

Preparations are nearing completion for Café Catholica, an annual Archdiocesan-sponsored young adult summer series held over the course of four consecutive Monday nights.

May 14, 2013

5 Minutes with Father Pat Garrett

Before entering the seminary, Father Pat Garrett attended a vocational retreat in high school and decided to “wait until after college” to begin discernment.

May 14, 2013

Creating a spiritual home for today’s Catholic youth

With more than 18,000 high-school Catholic youth and close to 25,000 middle-school-aged Catholic youth in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, a renewed vision has led to a recent name change for the youth department, the Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization (OACE).

May 14, 2013

TMO responds to bi-partisan senate immigration bill

Gaby Nieto from St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church told her story to a group of local reporters and members of the Houston community on Tuesday, April 23, when she joined Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and other community leaders in the name of immigration reform.

May 14, 2013

Our Lady of Guadalupe: The one who crushes the serpent

The historical account of the miraculous apparition of “La Morenita,” whose image emblazoned on the cloak of the indigenous saint in one of the most famous portraits in history, takes on added significance as Catholics seek her special intercession as the star of the new evangelization. The is the second in a series of Marian Apparitions.

May 14, 2013

A new Pentecost for the new evangelization

If Pentecost is the moment of empowering disciples for the task of evangelization, then this call for a new Pentecost flows directly into the challenge to take up the task of the new evangelization.

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