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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

September 4, 2012

Going Abroad: A journey with Christ in Guatemala

Missionaries Bob and Ruth Kleeman visited a school in Guatemala in July, in connection with St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church and the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Here is their story.

September 4, 2012

At yearly convocation, deacons encouraged to bear witness to Gospel

The permanent diaconate is aging and in demand, according to Deacon Gerald DuPont, Director of the Archdiocesan Office of the Permanent Diaconate at St. Mary Seminary, but certainly not undaunted.

September 4, 2012

As the election season draws near, Catholics called to be faithful citizens

With the 2012 fall election on the horizon, voters are closely examining and pondering pertinent social issues. Among those in the deciding electorate are the Catholic voters, who are called to follow their consciences as they participate in political life as faithful citizens.

August 29, 2012

5th annual Senior Arts & Craft Event to be last

The fifth and final annual Senior Artisan Arts and Crafts Event, sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office of Aging, is set for Thursday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event, which will be held at the St. Dominic Auditorium, located at 2403 Holcombe Blvd., showcases the skills and talents of older adults from around the Archdiocese

August 29, 2012

New policy protects child immigrants that qualify

On June 15, the Obama Administration announced a new immigration benefit for individuals who came to the U.S. as children. Under the new policy, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, many young people can qualify for protection from deportation and for permission to work.

August 29, 2012

Unique opportunity offered to study history of Christian mysticism

A three-year course offers a unique opportunity to explore, in depth, the history of Christian Mysticism. Structured and taught by leading scholars and practitioners, the “Roots of Christian Mysticism” series focuses on the key figures of the mystical tradition.

August 21, 2012

Catholic Night at the Astros set for Sept. 21

The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and the network of Catholic Schools will celebrate Catholic Family Night at the Astros game on Friday, Sept 21, at 7:05 p.m. at Minute Maid Park.

August 17, 2012

Archdiocese prepares for Blue Mass

The annual Blue Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, located at 1111 St. Joseph Pkwy. All active and retired employees of criminal justice agencies and their supporters are encouraged to attend.

August 10, 2012

U.S. Catholic educators to gather in Houston in April

The National Catholic Educational Association will host its annual convention in Houston in 2013. The national conference provides an opportunity for area Catholic educators, catechists, administrators, pastors and parents to join thousands of their peers from throughout the nation to gain new knowledge from experts in their fields and renew their excitement and passion for teaching

August 9, 2012

Shepherd’s Cup Charity Golf Classic tees off Oct. 22

The Galveston-Houston Knights of Columbus Charities will present Daniel Cardinal DiNardo’s fifth annual Shepherd’s Cup Charity Golf Classic benefiting Catholic education, faith formation and St. Mary Seminary on Monday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m. at Kingwood Country Club.

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