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August 14, 2018

Praying as a witness present in the Holy Spirit

As a teenager, I found myself struggling to pray. I balanced school, football, volunteering and some responsibilities at home. I was also a loud kid, who spoke loudly, watched the TV loudly and loved loud music. Whether it was a busy schedule or because I just couldn’t quiet myself down, I found it hard to pray.

August 14, 2018

MCNEILLIE: How to get lots and lots of priests, sisters and nuns

If we want to create a culture of vocations, we need to start with a culture of discipleship. If we want lots of priests and nuns, we have to start with helping our youth have a personal relationship with Jesus.

August 14, 2018

ERICKSON: St. Joseph of Cupertino - Back to school saint

There are so many saints for college students to aid them in their studies. What is surprising is that not all of the saints were educated, but they were certainly holy.

August 14, 2018

JONES: The classic role of the modern-day family

The Catholic Church has been emphasizing the importance of the role of the family in evangelization and catechesis for some time now. The family may have a different role than the Church, but they have a common task: the creation of Catholic Christian disciples.

July 10, 2018

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel comes to life-size display in Houston, now through Sept. 3

Deep colors and sweeping Scriptural scenes soar through the ceiling and walls of downtown Houston’s Corinthian event center, bringing Rome to Texas in an exhibition of Michaelangelo’s Sistine Chapel reproductions through Sept. 3

July 10, 2018

Houston hosts World Youth Day Cross, Marian Icon

Tour includes Houston, Chicago, Washington, Miami and Los Angeles. Cross will visit Archdiocese Aug. 23 at multi-cultural event.

July 10, 2018

Archdiocesan program trains parishes to bring catechesis to public schools

The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is relaunching its efforts to bring faith formation to students in public schools by way of an after-school program.

July 10, 2018

IGNITE Campaign to help parishes address their needs, accomplish their goals

Every parish in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston has its own unique challenges and goals. Some parishes require new construction or building renovations while others may need to reduce debt or establish endowments for parish and school staff.

July 10, 2018

June 17 marks a historic occasion for Galveston’s Holy Rosary Church

The history of Holy Rosary is monumental in both span and impact. As noted on the marker, Bishop Nicholas Gallagher opened an elementary school for African-American children in 1886 in a cottage on 12th St. and Avenue K. The bishop frequently celebrated Mass at the school on Sundays, essentially establishing the foundation of the new parish.

July 10, 2018

HERRERA: OEC presenta Conferencia Proclama - Radiante de Gozo

La Oficina de Evangelización y Catequesis (OEC) junto con la Oficina de Catequesis y Evangelización para Adolescentes (OACE) invitan a todos los interesados a su próxima y nueva Conferencia Catequética Proclama: Radiante de Gozo, que se llevara a cabo los días 18, 19 y 20 de Octubre del 2018 en la parroquia de Príncipe de Paz y tendremos la conferencia en Ingles, Vietnamés y Español.

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