The Office of Evangelization and Catechesis (OEC) serves the Archdiocese in directing and moderating the evangelizing and catechetical activity of Galveston-Houston in order to draw people into a deeper communion and intimacy with Jesus Christ.
On April 14, with the voices of the grade school choir of the 1950s reunited for the occasion and singing familiar old hymns in the native Czech language of its founders, parishioners of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Wallis, opened the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the building of their historic church.
Joined as one in the Body of Christ — and in one voice — an estimated 1,500 blue-shirted Texas Catholics rallied on the steps of the state capitol April 9 to pray and campaign for the protection of society’s most desperate and vulnerable: the poor, the underprivileged and the unborn.
¡Habemus Papam! ¡Habemus mucho por evangelizar y habemus mucha chamba! Yo me pregunto: ¿quién no ha sido capaz de atestiguar los matices que caracterizan a nuestro nuevo Papa? ¿Es una agradable coincidencia o una esperada bendición? ¿Qué planes de transformación se avecinan para nuestra amada Iglesia?
View an online calendar of upcoming events held by parishes, ministries and organizations Around the Archdiocese and find out how to submit event information for upcoming issues of the Texas Catholic Herald.