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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

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.

May 10, 2013

Los Angeles archbishop to deliver keynote address at annual Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast

The fourth annual Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast, featuring keynote speaker Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, will be held Friday, July 26, at 7:30 a.m. at the Hilton Americas in downtown Houston.

April 30, 2013

Spring: A season of growth through sacraments

This spring season is one that is immersed and drenched in the riches and graces of the celebration of many sacraments.

April 30, 2013

National meeting celebrates ‘Mission in the Year of Faith’

The annual gathering for directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States (April 16 to 18), convened by National Director Father Andrew Small, OMI and hosted by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, blended an affirmation of the vital work of directors, an emphasis on the centrality of mission in this Year of Faith and — the message offered most often by presenters — a call for greater support of the mission churches.

April 30, 2013

Modern youth seek a spirituality of communion

Youth in general are seekers of communion and unity. Most youth look for opportunities to belong to a group or to bring another youth into a group.

April 30, 2013

Iron Deacons: Bikers share the Word of God

In 2008, Deacon Joe Hensley decided to combine his love of riding with his love of the Word of God. He met with (now) deacons Gus Camacho and Sid Cammeresi and they decided to form a new motorcycle club named the Iron Deacons.

April 30, 2013

Parish Sacrament Team: Forming catechetical leaders

The Office of Evangelization and Catechesis (OEC) serves the Archdiocese in directing and moderating the evangelizing and catechetical activity of Galveston-Houston in order to draw people into a deeper communion and intimacy with Jesus Christ.

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