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October 13, 2015

Donation to Archdiocesan Archives highlights American Archives Month

On April 21, 1936, a crowd of more than 100,000 converged on the San Jacinto Battleground near La Porte. They came to attend a Pontifical Mass commemorating the battle that took place there 100 years earlier, part of a year-long celebration of the Texas Centennial. The victory that General Sam Houston’s army won that day helped Texas gain its independence from Mexico.

October 13, 2015

Weeks after visit, Pope Francis's message still moves Texas faithful

During Pope Francis' visit to the United States for the 2015 World Meeting of Families (WMOF), from Sept. 22 to 27, a message of unity still resonates with those who attended and those who were able to stream his homilies and speeches online. Pope Francis's simple message that everyone matters and can contribute something to humanity has been the main takeaway for several attendees at WMOF.

September 22, 2015

Archdiocese to celebrate milestones for priesthood, consecrated life Oct. 11

Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz will celebrate Mass at All Saints Catholic Church in honor of the clergy and religious who are 2015 jubilarians serving the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The public is invited to attend.

September 22, 2015

Religious exhorted to deepen relationship with Jesus Christ

In their bid to attract more young women to the consecrated life, the Vietnamese order of the Dominican Sisters of Mary Immaculate Province will be opening their doors to non-Vietnamese women by 2017.

September 22, 2015

11th annual Nun Run charity motorcycle ride revs motors for school-based clinics

The CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare will host the 11th Annual Nun Run on Saturday, Oct. 17

September 22, 2015

Our Daily Bread feeds the body, spirit and soul

For close to three decades, Our Daily Bread, one of 60 ministries supported by the Diocesan Services Fund (DSF) of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, has provided a comfortable facility for homeless men, women and children in Galveston.

September 22, 2015

Inspired by mercy, hospital chaplain serves with reverence, love

Before becoming director at Catholic Chaplain Corps (CCC) for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Father Eugene Cagoco, DS, was assigned to Texas Children’s Hospital for three years and six months. He then served as pastor of St. Matthew the Evangelist Catholic Church in Houston for two years.

September 22, 2015

Caring For Our Fathers: New priest retirement residence opens with dedication, blessing

From all across the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, family, friends and guests of retired priests gathered Sept. 12 to celebrate the dedication of the new Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Priest Retirement Residence at St. Dominic Village in Houston.

September 22, 2015

People of Galveston-Houston eagerly await visit by Pope Francis

The anticipation is staggering. The preparation is substantial. And the selfies will surely be coming in full force. Pope Francis' visit to the United States is here.

September 8, 2015

Pope Francis shows gratitude for Permanent Diaconate at Jubilee

When Pope Francis was photographed washing the feet of prisoners on Holy Thursday, a beautiful, dynamic moment of the pontiff bent over washing and kissing the inmates’ feet, one thing that stands out to most deacons around the world: Pope Francis’ vestments are worn as a deacon’s stole.

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