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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

June 21, 2011

A call from above: Pope Benedict XVI rings the International Space Station

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and about 40 Catholics from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston were at Mission Control at NASA-Johnson Space Center to witness the historic conversation — the first time any Pope has spoken to astronauts in space.

June 21, 2011

Second Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast features Father James Martin, S.J.

On July 13, the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is holding its annual Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast featuring keynote speaker Father James Martin, S.J., author of "The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything" and culture editor of “America” Magazine.

June 21, 2011

Meditative prayer: A salve for modern day life

Father Laurence Freeman, the spiritual guide and director of the World Community for Christian Meditation, was in Houston recently to spread the word about the benefits of meditative or contemplative prayer, a traditional form of prayer that is said to be making resurgence across the globe.

June 21, 2011

A tale of transition: 2011 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

The following is a look at the valedictorians and salutatorians of Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s Catholic high schools — those who answered the call to be faithful students at every level of academics and service.

June 21, 2011

Our Lady of Walsingham dedicates shrine, prepares for ordinariate

The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s only Anglican Use parish has erected a new shrine to its patroness, Our Lady of Walsingham.

June 21, 2011

Four ordained to priesthood for Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

Representing the diversity of the local Church, newly ordained priests Fathers Eurel Manzano, Jude Ezuma, Phong Nguyen and Victor Perez all share one call to serve the Lord.

May 24, 2011

Archdiocesan faithful drawn to Vatican City for John Paul II beatification

Local Catholics reflect on their momentous pilgrimage to Rome for the celebration.

May 24, 2011

Pro-life and politics: Goals met, challenges remain during current legislative session

In Austin, the sonogram (House Bill 15) and “Choose Life” license plate (HB 238) bills are two high-profile pieces of legislation that have garnered strong support from state legislators. Both are advocated by the Texas Catholic Conference.

May 24, 2011

Office of Communications serves as ‘voice’ of Archdiocese

DSF-supported department shares the Good News through modern and traditional means.

May 24, 2011

Welcoming Holy Spirit on Pentecost Sunday

On June 12, Catholics the world over will observe Pentecost Sunday. This also is a time for Catholic adults to receive the sacrament of Confirmation, which will happen locally at various parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

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