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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

June 16, 2015

Dr. Colbert retires, leaves behind legacy of defending life

Surrounded by her coworkers, friends and family, Dr. Marcella Colbert smiled when Daniel Cardinal DiNardo recognized her achievements, dedication and now legacy of the Respect Life cause with the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

June 16, 2015

Hispanic religious communities serve in various ministries throughout Archdiocese

Currently, there are members of 38 congregations or religious orders in ministry in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Almost 20 percent of the communities represented in the local Church are Hispanic. For that, the Archdiocese is happy, but as Daniel Cardinal DiNardo said, “We need more!”

June 16, 2015

Five new priests ordained, welcomed into Archdiocese

On Saturday, June 6, Catholics throughout the Houston-Galveston area welcomed five new priests when Daniel Cardinal DiNardo ordained David Angelino, Jeffrey Bame, Simon Kipiti, Elias Lopez and Richard McNeillie at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.

May 27, 2015

Choosing a life less ordinary: Upcoming ordination brings five new priests to Archdiocese

When the five candidates from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are ordained as priests, they will make a promise to be “on call for Christ” for the rest of their lives. And getting to that point in their faith journey took many years of formation.

May 27, 2015

Fiorenza Priest Residence tour shows construction progress

A tour of the Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Priest Retirement Residence offered a chance to see progress of the construction on May 14 at St. Dominic Village in the Texas Medical Center.

May 27, 2015

Special Youth Services bringing incarcerated youth hope for future bringing incarcerated youth hope for future

The imposing concrete façade of Harris’ County Juvenile Justice Center downtown conceals the local dimension one of the ugliest failures of American society — the incarceration of thousands of children each year for criminal offenses.

May 27, 2015

A ‘voice’ of the Archdiocese, Radio Ministry shares Gospel message of love on the airwaves

More than five decades ago, the Vatican II Council expressed the importance of using modern communications channels to disseminate Catholic programming to fulfill the mission of the Church locally, nationally and globally: “… Go and make disciples… teaching them all that I have commanded you.” (Mt. 28:19-20).

May 26, 2015

Mas de 300 mujeres participan en el cuarto Café Marianas

El 9 de mayo el motivo de celebrar cada año a la mujer y el Día de las Madres se celebró el cuarto evento Café Marianas 2015 con el tema: ¿Qué no estoy aquí que soy tu madre?

May 12, 2015

Affirming lives through clergy support in retirement years

As the Catholic Church continues to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life, proclaimed by Pope Francis last November, this provides an opportunity to honor and respect those who have received Holy Orders and are configured to Christ through the special grace of the Holy Spirit. This includes priests who have reached retirement age and if not helped, could face an uncertain future since many don’t have 401Ks, pensions or Social Security to support them.

May 12, 2015

Camp Kappe grows to serve parishes, youth, young adults

A hidden gem lies off the beaten path in Plantersville, Texas. Camp Kappe Youth Retreat Facility, the only youth retreat center operated by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, is undergoing a much-needed renovation to better accommodate the Archdiocese’s parishes and youth ministry and young adult programs.

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