The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

February 26, 2019

HENRITZE: Witness -- A Catholic Mission Camp helps youth serve

It is not enough for parishes and youth ministries to provide young people with an opportunity to encounter Jesus Christ. We must also provide them with the formation and tools to live as authentic witnesses to the Gospel.

February 26, 2019

CIESIELSKI: Partnering with parishes for end-of-life planning

The Office of Aging Ministry has been charged with providing additional information and outreach to “Boomers” with a focus on caregiving support and end-of-life planning. With that lens as our focus, the Office of Aging Ministry partners with parishes to provide end-of-life education and resources. One of these efforts began by first listening to end-of-life concerns from seniors.

February 26, 2019

JOHNSON: Timeless Order, Timely Mission - Dominicans return to the University of Houston

From the latter 13th Century when St. Thomas Aquinas engaged in academic debates at the University of Paris to the present age, the Order of Preachers (Dominicans) has always felt at home on campuses throughout the world. Dominican friars and sisters continued that tradition at the Catholic Newman Center on the main campus of the University of Houston for several decades beginning in the 1950s.

February 26, 2019

MORENO: Trust in God, not in human beings

Bearing in mind the present state of the Church being affected by sins of sexual abuse, I thought it would be appropriate to be reminded that one of the marks of the faithful Christian is that we are called to place our trust in God, and not in men or earthly powers.

February 12, 2019

‘In the light of truth’: Texas dioceses join Galveston-Houston in naming clergy with credible allegations of sex abuse

In a step to restore trust in the Catholic Church, with the 14 other Catholic dioceses in Texas, the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston released its lists of priests against whom credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor have been determined.

February 12, 2019

Catholic school students shine at talent showcase

The 2019 Catholic Schools Got Talent displayed not only the exceptional talent of the participants, but also the stunning character in each student-competitor, who were cheering each other on backstage.

February 12, 2019

Young Texans greet Pope Francis at World Youth Day as Houston celebrations coincide with events in Panama

Dozens of youth and young adults from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston trekked to Panama City, Panama in Central America, joining a quarter of a million Catholics and the Holy Father Pope Francis to celebrate World Youth Day (WYD) Jan. 22 to Jan. 27.

February 12, 2019

Vancouver archbishop challenges parish, diocesan leaders to help faithful encounter God

No stranger to Houston, Archbishop J. Michael Miller of Vancouver, Canada, quickly felt at ease to frankly challenge attendees of the Southwest Liturgical Conference (SWLC), held Jan. 23 to 26 in Houston.

February 12, 2019

The Cardinal’s Circle helps students succeed

The mission of The Cardinal’s Circle is to help Inner City Catholic Schools maintain a standard of academic excellence in curriculum and staff, and provide tuition assistance required by a large portion of their student population.

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