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August 18, 2015

Fount of the Church’s power flows through Liturgy

Last year, Pope Francis called for a renewed commitment to Vatican II’s Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, which defines the Liturgy as “the summit toward which the activity of the Church is directed... the fount from which all the Church’s power flows” (CSL 10). The pope called for a renewal in the “commitment to receive and implement” the document’s teaching in a fuller manner.

August 18, 2015

More than 3,100 Archdiocesan youth ‘filled with joy,’ gather in faith

Usually teenagers spend their summer weekends shopping, watching movies, playing video games or spending time online. However, for more than 3,100 area youth talked about and celebrated their faith at the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s 59th Archdiocesan Youth Conference (AYC) July 31 to Aug 2.

August 18, 2015

Catholic Schools Office unveils new look, continues tradition

Last month the Catholic Schools Office (CSO) of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston unveiled a new logo and a fresh look for Catholic education. The CSO also has a new look of its own, with a revamped department structure that will help emphasize the importance of Catholic education and improve support to the respective school staffs and communities.

July 14, 2015

Catholic Summer Immersion gives youth chance to serve the Archdiocese

Catholic Summer Immersion (CSI) is a five-day service learning experience which highlights Catholic social teachings, corporal works of mercy, beatitudes and the call to serve.

July 14, 2015

Bringing the Local, Universal Church together as one: Solidarity with the Catholic Church in China

"The Catholic Church in China is alive and well!" This was the message learned by some 50 attendees at the June 27 day-long China Church Forum held at Ascension Chinese Mission Church in Houston.

July 14, 2015

Compassionately bringing a new continuum of care for elders

Focusing on finding new ways to improve the level of care provided to seniors has been a mission of St. Dominic Village in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston for 40 years.

July 14, 2015

Five Minutes with Father Italo Dell'Oro: Finding a new mountain to climb

When Father Italo Dell’Oro, C.R.S., first arrived in Galveston-Houston in 1992, his initial assignment was as pastor of Assumption Church in Houston. Growing up in Valmadrera, Italy, the Somascan priest was an avid rock-climber and mountaineer during his teen years on the pristine countryside of Lake Como. He wasn’t familiar with topography of the Bayou City upon arrival.

July 14, 2015

Family Life Ministry offers resources for upcoming World Meeting of Families

In just a short few months, Philadelphia will be bustling as thousands of families from across the world join together for the 2015 World Meeting of Families (WMOF). The meeting, which takes place from Sept. 22 through Sept. 27, is an opportunity for families to explore the critical role the family plays in society and to discuss the challenges and blessings that all families have.

July 14, 2015

Sisters of Charity celebrate jubilees

Eight members of the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word celebrated their Jubilee of Religious Profession of Vows on May 30 at Villa de Matel, the Congregation's Motherhouse in Houston.

July 14, 2015

Local sisters attend beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero

Several Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word from Houston, Guatemala and El Salvador attended the beatification of Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero Galdámez on Saturday, May 23, in San Salvador.

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