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September 26, 2023

NGUYEN: What’s your attitude at Mass?

Every time there is an earthly Liturgy or Mass, we share in a foretaste of the heavenly Liturgy.

September 26, 2023

MCNEILLIE: Altar Serving - The Vocations ‘Farm System’

Altar serving has a critical role to play in vocations to the priesthood. For decades, studies have shown that around 70% of priests were once altar servers. It’s the one pre-seminary activity that they have most in common.

September 26, 2023

As entire Ulma family is beatified in Poland, pope hails them as ‘ray of light in the darkness’

In one of the most significant moments in Polish post-war history, the Ulma family was beatified in Markowa on Sept. 10

September 12, 2023

Called by name: Galveston-Houston pilgrims trek to Lisbon for World Youth Day 2023

Led by Angela Pometto, director of the Office of Young Adult and Campus Ministry for the Archdiocese (YACM), and Thalia Romero, YACM associate director, the Archdiocesan group of 311 Texas pilgrims was one of more than 1,300 groups comprised of more than 28,600 pilgrims from across the U.S. that attended WYD in Lisbon.

September 12, 2023

Back-to-school Mass unites teachers, staff in prayer for new year

To welcome the new school year in prayer, about 1,000 teachers and staff filled the downtown Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart on Aug. 11 to celebrate a back-to-school Mass with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and Auxiliary Bishop Italo Dell’Oro, CRS.

September 12, 2023

New diaconate formation changes to expand beyond their ‘home’ parish

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, speaking to more than 300 deacons at their annual convocation Aug. 5, urged them to accept changes in future formation that could reassign them to serve other parishes in need rather than just their “home” parish.

September 12, 2023

What Christian stewardship can mean for Hispanics Catholics in the U.S.

"It is our duty as Christian Catholics to use the gifts and talents that God has given us to contribute and have co-responsibility in the hospitality of the church, supporting with prayer, formation and service in the different ministries for the benefit of our community."

September 12, 2023

Archdiocesan Pastoral Council guides mission of love in Galveston-Houston parishes

The Archdiocesan Pastoral Council embraces the mission to ensure the 146 Catholic parishes in the Archdiocese remain committed to spreading Christ’s love to meet the evolving and unique needs of the local Church.

September 12, 2023

Former Galveston-Houston auxiliary bishop celebrates a trilogy of milestones

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and Auxiliary Bishop Italo Dell’Oro, CRS, traveled to Beaumont to celebrate several milestones for Bishop-Emeritus Curtis J. Guillory, SVD, DD.

September 12, 2023

Local Catholic tapped to lead Serra International as president

Kurt Metyko, a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Houston, traveled to Thailand in June, where he was installed as president of Serra International at the 80th Serra International Convention to increase vocations to the priesthood and religious life.

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