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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

May 22, 2012

Calling all young adults for Café Catholica 2012

Catholic young adults interact with one another, and share the Eucharist at annual summer series of talks.

May 22, 2012

End of school year good time for reflection

After working 32 years in public school education, Diane Zuccarini considers her current role as St. Francis of Assisi School principal to be a blessing, where every day starts with student-led prayers and praise dancing, and Gospel messages are implemented throughout the curriculum.

May 22, 2012

Given the power to evangelize

On Sunday, May 27, Catholic churches around the world will celebrate what is considered to be the birthday of the Church — Pentecost. The feast day, celebrated 50 days after Easter Sunday, commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the remaining 11 Apostles of Christ after the resurrection of Jesus.

May 22, 2012

A search for love, unity and understanding in the world

As the Catholic Church approaches the 50th anniversary of the opening of Vatican II, and the start of the “Year of Faith” in October 2012, there is a need for a recommitment to the Ecumenical and Interreligious movement and our search for understanding among religions.

May 22, 2012

'True in Faith and Teaching'

1,600 attend ordination of Houstonian George A. Sheltz to order of bishop.

May 8, 2012

Happy Birthday, Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

May 4 is an important date for Catholics in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston to remember: It’s our birthday.

May 8, 2012

Cardinal DiNardo dedicates new building for Friendswood’s Mary Queen Catholic Church

With tears in his eyes, Nelson Olavarria spoke of the pride he felt in his son Gerry’s inclusion in the mural depicting the miracle of the loaves and the fishes hanging behind the altar of the new Mary Queen Catholic Church. Olavarria’s pride was made sweeter, because his 32 year-old son, severely disabled with cerebral palsy and confined to a wheelchair, looks normal.

May 8, 2012

Remembering World Communications Day: How can you plug into the life of the Church?

For 48 years — long before terms like “Facebook,” “search engine” or “email” injected themselves into our daily lexicon — the Catholic Church has celebrated the work of social communications.

May 8, 2012

Jesus said: ‘This is your mother’

May 13 is Mother's Day, an annual holiday when mothers are typically given flowers, gifts and taken out to a nice dinner. But mothers do more than work, chores, cook, clean, give hugs and punish mischief. They mold their children's spiritual lives. Mary, Jesus' mother, was a pillar of strength, accepting every challenge in her journey of faith.

May 8, 2012

The Archdiocese Celebrates The Paschal Mystery

The Easter Triduum is the most important part of the Church year. From Holy Thursday through Easter Sunday, Catholics around the world commemorate the suffering, death and resurrection of Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

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