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July 12, 2016

Olympic Faith: Three-time medalist, Steven Lopez rolls with the punches of Olympic life

With his back to the ground, Steven Lopez’s shoulder had popped out of its socket once again. In the middle of the bronze medal match of the 2015 Pan American Games, trainers held the three-time Olympic medalist’s arm steady, pushing the dislocated arm back into place.

June 17, 2016

Unity Explosion returns to Houston in collaboration with NPM conference

For the first time in its 40-year history, the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM) will host a national convention in Houston, July 11-16. The milestone event will also mark a historical collaboration with another conference celebrating liturgy and culture.

June 14, 2016

Inculturing the Gospel in a multicultural Church

Current data estimates that Hispanic Catholics make up about 40 percent of Catholics in the United States. In our own Archdiocese, the percentage of Hispanic Catholics as of 2010 was a staggering 69 percent and projected to rise to 78.5 percent by the year 2030.

June 14, 2016

You are not alone; there is a great resource for young adults

I would like to start by saying that the answer is no, you are not alone. There is a specific office that responds to this need for young adults. We also have the support of a team call Pastoral de Conjunto (Pascon). These are young adults who have given themselves to God through service to Pastoral Juvenil Hispana. They are young adults trained, and still carrying a continuous and comprehensive formation.

June 14, 2016

Archdiocesan Youth Council focuses on the Jubilee Year of Mercy

The Archdiocesan Youth Conference (AYC) gathers participants from all over the local Church of Galveston-Houston and is the largest evangelizing event for older adolescents annually hosted by the Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization.

June 14, 2016

Holy Land speaker explains plight of Christians in Jerusalem

What began with a prayer to God, led by Pastor of Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church Father Sean Horrigan, that the Holy Spirit would “come upon the messengers of the world to bring peace among us while bringing us closer to the land of Your Son,” led to an enlightening hour and a half discussion about the history of the Holy Land and the 5,000 Christians currently living in Jerusalem

June 14, 2016

Journey to a healthy life path after incarceration

Hour by hour, day by day, the lives of women recently released from incarceration are being saved, one step at a time, as they journey toward a healthier life path with the help of Angela House.

June 14, 2016

Economic, political unrest challenges San José Clinic legacy

San José Clinic has provided healthcare to low-income families since it was established 94 years ago by Monsignor George Walsh who, following in the Church’s tradition of social justice, joined with the group that went on to become the Charity Guild of Catholic Women with the hope of breaking down barriers to care. Together, they created a mission that continues to provide healthcare to those in need today.

June 14, 2016

‘Reawaken mercy’ the focus of Café Catholica

Thousands of young adults from across the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are invited to attend Café Catholica, an annual summer young adult speaker series sponsored by the Archdiocese. The events, hosted by the Young Adult and Campus Ministry Office, will be held on three Mondays in July at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church located at 6800 Buffalo Speedway in Houston.

June 14, 2016

Cardinal DiNardo recognizes kids art, writing contest winners

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo recognized winners of the Archdiocesan Children’s Year of Mercy Art and Writing Contest at a gathering May 26 at the Downtown Chancery.

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