The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

May 14, 2013

A new Pentecost for the new evangelization

If Pentecost is the moment of empowering disciples for the task of evangelization, then this call for a new Pentecost flows directly into the challenge to take up the task of the new evangelization.

May 10, 2013

Los Angeles archbishop to deliver keynote address at annual Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast

The fourth annual Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast, featuring keynote speaker Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, will be held Friday, July 26, at 7:30 a.m. at the Hilton Americas in downtown Houston.

April 30, 2013

Spring: A season of growth through sacraments

This spring season is one that is immersed and drenched in the riches and graces of the celebration of many sacraments.

April 30, 2013

National meeting celebrates ‘Mission in the Year of Faith’

The annual gathering for directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States (April 16 to 18), convened by National Director Father Andrew Small, OMI and hosted by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, blended an affirmation of the vital work of directors, an emphasis on the centrality of mission in this Year of Faith and — the message offered most often by presenters — a call for greater support of the mission churches.

April 30, 2013

Modern youth seek a spirituality of communion

Youth in general are seekers of communion and unity. Most youth look for opportunities to belong to a group or to bring another youth into a group.

April 30, 2013

Iron Deacons: Bikers share the Word of God

In 2008, Deacon Joe Hensley decided to combine his love of riding with his love of the Word of God. He met with (now) deacons Gus Camacho and Sid Cammeresi and they decided to form a new motorcycle club named the Iron Deacons.

April 30, 2013

Parish Sacrament Team: Forming catechetical leaders

The Office of Evangelization and Catechesis (OEC) serves the Archdiocese in directing and moderating the evangelizing and catechetical activity of Galveston-Houston in order to draw people into a deeper communion and intimacy with Jesus Christ.

April 30, 2013

Guardian Angel Church turns 100

On April 14, with the voices of the grade school choir of the 1950s reunited for the occasion and singing familiar old hymns in the native Czech language of its founders, parishioners of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Wallis, opened the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the building of their historic church.

April 30, 2013

Catholics travel to capitol for social justice

Joined as one in the Body of Christ — and in one voice — an estimated 1,500 blue-shirted Texas Catholics rallied on the steps of the state capitol April 9 to pray and campaign for the protection of society’s most desperate and vulnerable: the poor, the underprivileged and the unborn.

April 30, 2013

Catholic school students lobby to state officials during Advocacy Day

Dozens of students and other members of Catholic school communities lobbied as official liaisons from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston during Catholic Advocacy Day, April 9.

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