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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

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.

August 29, 2012

5th annual Senior Arts & Craft Event to be last

The fifth and final annual Senior Artisan Arts and Crafts Event, sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office of Aging, is set for Thursday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event, which will be held at the St. Dominic Auditorium, located at 2403 Holcombe Blvd., showcases the skills and talents of older adults from around the Archdiocese

August 29, 2012

New policy protects child immigrants that qualify

On June 15, the Obama Administration announced a new immigration benefit for individuals who came to the U.S. as children. Under the new policy, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, many young people can qualify for protection from deportation and for permission to work.

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