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September 9, 2014

Golfers, sponsors sought for Cardinal’s golf tourney

It’s not often parishioners see their priest out of the church setting, but the Archdiocese’s upcoming charity golf tournament provides a convivial setting to rub shoulders with a priest and have fun, while raising funds for faith formation, Catholic schools and St. Mary’s Seminary.

August 19, 2014

National Religious Retirement office gives $24 million to orders in need

The National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) distributed more than $24 million in financial assistance to 424 religious communities in June and July.

August 19, 2014

Almost 2,500 Houston-Galveston area youth gather to celebrate faith

It’s not often we hear about high school students talking about and celebrating their faith, but that’s exactly what happened July 25 to 27 at the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s Archdiocesan Youth Conference (AYC).

August 19, 2014

Bishop talks about young migrants, violence, hardships in Honduras

Gangs, abject poverty, violence and sundered families are all reasons young migrants are fleeing to the U.S. alone, revealing to the world a complex problem with no easy solutions, Bishop Roberto Camilleri, OFM, of the Diocese of Comayagua, Honduras told parishioners at St. Ignatius Loyola Parish in Spring.

August 19, 2014

Cardinal DiNardo speaks about St. John Paul II, Pope Francis at 5th Annual Prayer Breakfast

More than 1,000 people attended this year’s Prayer Breakfast and listened to keynote speaker Daniel Cardinal DiNardo July 18 at the Hilton of the Americas in downtown Houston.

August 19, 2014

How parishes are fostering a Spirituality of Communion

We are now one full year into the three-year plan that Daniel Cardinal DiNardo envisioned to embrace a “spirituality of communion” — a concept first presented by St. John Paul II in 2001.

August 19, 2014

Getting closer to Jesus through Church law

Every organization in society has its laws and rules for keeping order and living the purpose of that organization.

August 19, 2014

Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem discusses Holy Land conflict during visit to Houston

Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem was visiting the United States July 17 when Israel began its ground campaign into Gaza in response to a string of escalating events that began with the kidnappings and deaths of Israeli and Palestinian teens.

August 19, 2014

Archdiocese welcomes new Superintendent of Catholic Schools

As the new Superintendent of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Dr. Julie Vogel said she has a broad perspective across all levels of education, understands the essence of good teaching and has the ability to create and sustain strong relationships with a variety of people.

August 19, 2014

Bishop Sheltz thanks Catholic school educators for answering ‘the call’

During the recent Opening Mass for Catholic Schools, Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz reminded educators of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston that they are answering a call from God.

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