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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.