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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

September 4, 2012

Echoing the Word:Evangelization is everyone’s job!

As we prepare to celebrate the Year of Faith, which begins on Oct. 11, we are called to renew our personal relationship with Jesus Christ and recommit ourselves to the Church. At the same time, we live in a secular world which seems to have a stronghold on the ability to influence people of all ages. As Catholics living both in the Church and in society, we may want to consider that the most natural setting for evangelization to happen is precisely where so much of our daily lives are lived — at work. Since many of us typically invest half, or more than half, of our entire lives earning a living, why not focus on renewing ourselves, while evangelizing others, in the place sometimes referred to as our “second home."

September 4, 2012

Wedding Anniversary Jubilee turns 50

Even though 50 years have passed, in their memories it is as vivid as if they had taken that fateful step a year ago.

September 4, 2012

Families created anew

Summer has come to a close and school sessions have begun. Although the largest gathering of high school youth for the Archdiocese occurred in mid July (the Archdiocesan Youth Conference), the experience was designed to be far reaching beyond the one three-day event.

September 4, 2012

5+ minutes with Sister Anita Brenek, C.D.P.

Sister Anita Brenek is a sister of the Congregation of Divine Providence based in San Antonio, Texas. She is the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s new Associate Director in the Office of Vocations. After serving for 12 years as her Congregation’s formation director, she was ready for a change.

September 4, 2012

Archdiocesan Pastoral Plan to embrace a ‘spirituality of communion’

A comprehensive roadmap that helps to shape the future of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston will be one step closer to reality when the Archdiocese unveils the Pastoral Plan Pathways to the faithful sometime in September.

September 4, 2012

Diverse Learners Conference: Learning opportunity for Archdiocesan schools

The Archdiocesan Catholic Schools Office is integrating a new program to enable teachers to fulfill the diverse learning needs of all Catholic school students.

September 4, 2012

Celebrating 100 years of serving Houston’s faithful

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church celebrates its 100th anniversary.

September 4, 2012

Going Abroad: A journey with Christ in Guatemala

Missionaries Bob and Ruth Kleeman visited a school in Guatemala in July, in connection with St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church and the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Here is their story.

September 4, 2012

At yearly convocation, deacons encouraged to bear witness to Gospel

The permanent diaconate is aging and in demand, according to Deacon Gerald DuPont, Director of the Archdiocesan Office of the Permanent Diaconate at St. Mary Seminary, but certainly not undaunted.

September 4, 2012

As the election season draws near, Catholics called to be faithful citizens

With the 2012 fall election on the horizon, voters are closely examining and pondering pertinent social issues. Among those in the deciding electorate are the Catholic voters, who are called to follow their consciences as they participate in political life as faithful citizens.

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