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September 11, 2018

DiNardo congratulates deacons on 50 years of service, urging expansion for future

More than 2,000 deacons and their wives from around the U.S. gave a standing ovation to Daniel Cardinal DiNardo at the National Diaconate Congress as he congratulated them on the 50th anniversary of the restoration of the diaconate, urging them to be “emissaries” of service to priests, their churches and the vulnerable of their communities.

September 11, 2018

Early childhood conference attracts record crowd

A record crowd of more than 300 people who work in early childhood ministries across the Archdiocese attended the recent annual conference, titled “Let the Children Come,” to hear from experts on a range of subjects, from effective discipline and intentional teaching to developing a conscience and addressing different learning styles.

September 11, 2018

Bishop McCarthy was a ‘true son of the Church’

Bishop John E. McCarthy, who served in Houston and Austin and provided national leadership for the Church in its work to address systemic poverty, died Aug. 18 at his home in Austin surrounded by his family. He was 88.

September 11, 2018

After Harvey, St. Francis of Assisi still seeks to be instruments of peace, learning

In the Kashmere Gardens neighborhood just off 610 East, where Hunting Bayou had once overflowed and rushed into the parish church and school, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School students in pre-K to eighth grade are back in the classroom.

September 11, 2018

Post-Harvey aid tallied along Texas Gulf Coast, with help continuing

The KCs worked with the Houston Food Bank, as well as the Archdiocese’s network of social service agencies like Catholic Charities, San José Clinic and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, joining efforts of the Knights of Peter Claver and hundreds of parishes and parishioners across the Archdiocese in the months after Hurricane Harvey.

August 27, 2018

One year after Harvey, Houston welcomes World Youth Day Cross, icon

The two symbols of World Youth Day, the massive international celebration of the Catholic faith with young adults to be held in Panama in January with Pope Francis, visited the Archdiocese nearly one year to the day since Hurricane Harvey came ashore in 2017. The storm devastated several dioceses along the Texas Gulf Coast, including Reyna’s Corpus Christi, Victoria, Galveston-Houston and Beaumont.

August 14, 2018

Back to School 2018

Return to class, normalcy mark the start of successful new academic year

August 14, 2018

IGNITE to make Catholic school education available to more families in Galveston-Houston

The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is committed to having high-quality Catholic elementary schools that are constantly working toward academic excellence, evangelization and financial stability.

August 14, 2018

Archdiocesan students unite to help Inner City Catholic Schools

Students at two Catholic Schools raise funds to benefit Inner City Catholic Schools

August 14, 2018

Dominican Sisters count on help from decade-old lay ministry

The Dominican Sisters of Houston will soon celebrate a 10-year partnership with local residents dedicated to keeping the Dominican spirituality alive and well. September 2008 marks a decade since the lay organization, The Dominican Family of Houston, was created with a mission to support sisters, the Catholic Chh, and the community they all serve.

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