The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

October 28, 2014

Integration of Hispanics necessary for future

More Hispanics need to be in leadership positions, and there needs to be more integration of Hispanics in parishes across the country if the U.S. Catholic Church is to continue to grow and thrive, a Boston College theologian told a 200-plus group at a recent event about the Hispanic Ministry.

October 28, 2014

Dedicated volunteers saluted as the ‘little shop on Washington Avenue’ closes its doors

St. Theresa Little Flower Thrift Shop recently closed its doors after 43 years of helping countless individuals and social agencies provide assistance to Houston’s needy. During all of that time, the shop’s dedicated volunteer base offered dignity and care to anyone crossing its threshold.

October 14, 2014

‘Faithful Citizens’ honored by UST Center for Faith and Culture

Ten prominent Catholic Houstonians received a Faithful Citizenship Award from the University of St. Thomas' Center for Faith and Culture (CFC) during the CFC's Fourth Annual Faithful Citizenship Dinner held Oct. 2 at the Houston Country Club.

October 14, 2014

Shepherd’s Cup a big success for seminary, Catholic education and faith formation

More than 365 golfers from across the Archdiocese participated in Daniel Cardinal DiNardo’s seventh annual Sean and Kari Tracey’s Shepherd’s Cup Charity Golf Classic on Monday, Oct. 6, at Kingwood Country Club benefiting St. Mary’s Seminary, Catholic education and faith formation.

October 14, 2014

Archbishop Fiorenza, Catholic Charities plea for help with unaccompanied immigrant children

Catholic Charities of Galveston-Houston addressed Houston lawyers on Sept. 26 to urge them to help represent unaccompanied alien children (UAC) crossing the border of South Texas. “Unaccompanied Children on the Border: Vulnerability, Migration and the Legal System,” hosted by the Thomas More Society of Galveston-Houston, addressed the need for lawyers to help UACs through the legal process.

October 14, 2014

Office of Justice and Peace Ministry promotes social mission of Church

The mission of the Office of Justice and Peace Ministry for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is to encourage the faithful to pursue the common good and promote justice and peace throughout society.

October 14, 2014

Legion of Mary: Pilgrimage for Christ to Farmington, N.M.

Nine Legion of Mary members from the Houston area, accompanied by Father Alvaro Interiano, parochial vicar at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, as team spiritual director, ventured to Farmington, N.M., to offer the Gospel of Jesus Christ to people at their door steps.

October 14, 2014

Do not work alone: A case study on the spirituality of communion

St. Monica Catholic Church in the Acres Homes area of North Houston began as a mission church in the ’40s and became a parish in 1964.

October 14, 2014

Suicide: Church can help healing

Pastoral care available for families affected by suicide.

September 23, 2014

Five minutes with Father Charles Van Vliet

Raised with seven siblings in rural Ontario, Canada, Father Charles Van Vliet’s experiences growing up on a farm have served him well.

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