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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

May 24, 2022

CIESIELSKI: Pope Francis and the blessings of old age

Let us consider how we can begin to refresh our parish communities by combining the enthusiasm and creativity of youth with the wisdom and encouragement of our older adults.

May 24, 2022

REGIS: Lay consecrated women giving their lives to God

25 years since my lay consecration, Joelma Regis still gets confused reactions from Catholics when she says that she is a lay consecrated woman. In her words, here's what it means.

May 24, 2022

Three take next step towards the priesthood

Deacons Matthew Krusleski, Zachary Muldrow and J Serrato ordained to the transitional diaconate May 14

May 24, 2022

May crownings draw eyes, hearts to the Blessed Mother

Parishes and Catholic schools around the Archdiocese, small communities held special May crowning devotions, carrying forward a long-standing tradition where a statue of the Blessed Mother is crowned with flowers.

May 18, 2022

Meet ‘Faith in Focus’: The new TCH photojournalism blog

Meet ‘Faith in Focus,’ the new TCH photojournalism blog featuring high-res photos in an easy to view format. Swipe through highlights from the Archdiocese and the world ― you might even see a familiar face!

May 10, 2022

Archdiocese’s 175th anniversary celebrates with city of Houston, Galveston proclamations

May 4 rang in the beginning of a year-long celebration for the 175th anniversary of creating the new Diocese of Galveston that eventually expanded into the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

May 10, 2022

Leaked draft of SCOTUS opinion indicates overturn of Roe decision

The Supreme Court appears set to overturn its Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion for nearly 50 years, according to a leaked initial draft of a court opinion obtained by Politico and published online the evening of May 2.

May 10, 2022

EHRENKRANZ: The air they breathe: Priestly stewardship in action

As stewards, we make a conscious decision to follow Jesus, express our commitment not in a single action but as a way of life, and give generously and gratefully to God as the source of all we have, are and will be.

May 10, 2022

Couple among more than 1,600 new Catholics over Easter Season

Corey and Mary-Margaret Howell have much to celebrate. They are a young married couple becoming new Catholics among more than 1,650 now in communion with the Church this Easter season in the Archdiocese.

May 10, 2022

‘A chance to live’: Texas bishops thankful Melissa Lucio’s execution is stayed

Catholic leaders were thankful that death-row inmate Melissa Lucio was granted a last-minute stay of execution on April 25, but they also said her sentence shows a failure in the use of capital punishment in the U.S.

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