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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

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.

November 26, 2013

They come from all walks of life, faith and even by sea

As the only survivor of the original staff and volunteers that founded the Houston Seafarers Center in 1968, Father Rivers A. Patout has been a fixture in that community for 45 years, and counting.

November 26, 2013

Catholic Charities: Consider adopting children in foster care

On the Thanksgiving holiday, many gather with friends and family to celebrate all the things for which they are grateful. But for the children in foster care waiting to be adopted, they have less to be thankful for.

November 26, 2013

St. Dominic pastor departs from hometown in Philippines just before typhoon arrives

Like every year, Father Roger Estorque traveled to his home in Dao, Capiz in the Phillipines for his annual family visit. The St. Dominic Church pastor had arrived on Oct. 21.

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