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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

June 16, 2015

Fortnight for Freedom: 4th annual event to pray for religious liberty

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is dedicating the 14 days from June 21 to July 4 as the fourth-annual Fortnight for Freedom — a time of prayer and taking action for the preservation of religious freedom.

June 16, 2015

Celebrating the Class of 2015

Henry David Thoreau once said, "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined." For the Class of 2015, graduation is the beginning of a new stage in life. Everything begins to change, and the dreams they've had as children and teens of having a career and independence move a step closer to reality. For the seniors in nine of the 10 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese (Frassati High School does not yet have a senior class), the event marks the beginning of young adulthood.

June 16, 2015

Dr. Colbert retires, leaves behind legacy of defending life

Surrounded by her coworkers, friends and family, Dr. Marcella Colbert smiled when Daniel Cardinal DiNardo recognized her achievements, dedication and now legacy of the Respect Life cause with the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

June 16, 2015

Hispanic religious communities serve in various ministries throughout Archdiocese

Currently, there are members of 38 congregations or religious orders in ministry in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Almost 20 percent of the communities represented in the local Church are Hispanic. For that, the Archdiocese is happy, but as Daniel Cardinal DiNardo said, “We need more!”

June 16, 2015

Five new priests ordained, welcomed into Archdiocese

On Saturday, June 6, Catholics throughout the Houston-Galveston area welcomed five new priests when Daniel Cardinal DiNardo ordained David Angelino, Jeffrey Bame, Simon Kipiti, Elias Lopez and Richard McNeillie at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.

May 27, 2015

Choosing a life less ordinary: Upcoming ordination brings five new priests to Archdiocese

When the five candidates from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are ordained as priests, they will make a promise to be “on call for Christ” for the rest of their lives. And getting to that point in their faith journey took many years of formation.

May 27, 2015

Fiorenza Priest Residence tour shows construction progress

A tour of the Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Priest Retirement Residence offered a chance to see progress of the construction on May 14 at St. Dominic Village in the Texas Medical Center.

May 27, 2015

Special Youth Services bringing incarcerated youth hope for future bringing incarcerated youth hope for future

The imposing concrete façade of Harris’ County Juvenile Justice Center downtown conceals the local dimension one of the ugliest failures of American society — the incarceration of thousands of children each year for criminal offenses.

May 27, 2015

A ‘voice’ of the Archdiocese, Radio Ministry shares Gospel message of love on the airwaves

More than five decades ago, the Vatican II Council expressed the importance of using modern communications channels to disseminate Catholic programming to fulfill the mission of the Church locally, nationally and globally: “… Go and make disciples… teaching them all that I have commanded you.” (Mt. 28:19-20).

May 26, 2015

Mas de 300 mujeres participan en el cuarto Café Marianas

El 9 de mayo el motivo de celebrar cada año a la mujer y el Día de las Madres se celebró el cuarto evento Café Marianas 2015 con el tema: ¿Qué no estoy aquí que soy tu madre?

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