It’s not often parishioners see their priest out of the church setting, but the Archdiocese’s upcoming charity golf tournament provides a convivial setting to rub shoulders with a priest and have fun, while raising funds for faith formation, Catholic schools and St. Mary’s Seminary.
It’s not often we hear about high school students talking about and celebrating their faith, but that’s exactly what happened July 25 to 27 at the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s Archdiocesan Youth Conference (AYC).
Gangs, abject poverty, violence and sundered families are all reasons young migrants are fleeing to the U.S. alone, revealing to the world a complex problem with no easy solutions, Bishop Roberto Camilleri, OFM, of the Diocese of Comayagua, Honduras told parishioners at St. Ignatius Loyola Parish in Spring.
Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem was visiting the United States July 17 when Israel began its ground campaign into Gaza in response to a string of escalating events that began with the kidnappings and deaths of Israeli and Palestinian teens.
As the new Superintendent of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Dr. Julie Vogel said she has a broad perspective across all levels of education, understands the essence of good teaching and has the ability to create and sustain strong relationships with a variety of people.
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