The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

January 14, 2014

Why should you go on a retreat?

What is the value in getting away from the social and daily demands of life for the sake of peace and spiritual enrichment? A lay group of men and women is answering that question by responding to what they feel is a calling by God.

December 24, 2013

Christus Foundation grant provides counseling services to students at inner-city schools

o strengthen families and students in 10 inner-city Catholic schools, free counseling services will be available through Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston thanks to a generous grant of $175,000 for two years, totaling $350,000, from the CHRISTUS Foundation for Healthcare.

December 24, 2013

Ministry offers spiritual, emotional support to priests

A priest, just like anyone else, has needs, which is why the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston has in place a ministry for the pastoral care of priests.

December 24, 2013

Immaculate Conception in Sealy kicks off 125th anniversary

Immaculate Conception Church kicked off its 125th anniversary on Dec. 8, a day prior to the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 2013, with a celebration commemorating the establishment of the parish.

December 24, 2013

Our Lady of Bonaria: Buenos Aires

Although not a well-known name for the Blessed Virgin Mary, Our Lady of Bonaria has a special connection to Pope Francis’ native city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

December 24, 2013

Thousands gather in devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe

Drums, costumes, music and dancing of centuries-old Mexican tradition filled the streets of downtown Houston on Dec. 8 — all in an expression of devotion and thanksgiving to Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Patroness of the Americas.

December 10, 2013

Angela House helps women build life after prison

Bridgette Buggs’ trajectory from what she said was a good home in Washington D.C. to the Angela House in north Houston was swift.

December 10, 2013

Hands-on experiences, caring for God’s gifts remain hallmark of Environmental School

hen graduating eighth grade students reflect upon their careers in local Catholic elementary schools, they often mention the memorable time they spent at the School of Environmental Education (S.E.E.) with Sister Thomas Ann LaCour, O.P.

December 10, 2013

Our Lady of Knock: A vision of miracles

Although St. Patrick is the saint most commonly associated with Ireland, the Blessed Mother also made a special appearance to help the Irish people in a time of great need.

December 10, 2013

Holy Family Church celebrates 100 years

The pastors and parishioners at Holy Family Catholic Church in Missouri City have a long history of resiliency. They’ve had to be.

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