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January 24, 2016

Holy relics of St. Anthony of Padua to tour Archdiocese

After successful visits to America, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia, two first-class relics of St. Anthony of Padua will return to the United States for a 10-day tour of the Archdiocese from Feb. 19 to Feb. 28.

January 24, 2016

Faith, discipline help Houston runners find solid ground

When 26,000 runners took to Houston's streets for the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon, a few hundred seemed to have an extra spirited stride.

January 24, 2016

Everyone is invited to participate in Steps for Students

Steps for Students is a community event that takes place on Saturday, Feb. 20, and is comprised of a 5K Run/Walk (8 a.m.), a Post-Race party (9 a.m.) and the Steps Sunrise Mass (6:30 a.m.) at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in downtown Houston.

January 24, 2016

Order of Malta to coordinate Archdiocesan Anointing Mass set for Feb. 13

The Order of Malta is coordinating the eighth annual Mass for the Anointing of the Sick to be celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop George A Sheltz and concelebrated by Father Luke Millette, associate chaplain of the Order of Malta. The Mass will be held at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 1111 St. Joseph Pkwy. in downtown Houston on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 9:30 a.m.

January 24, 2016

Amistad Houston empowers community to raise awareness, fight against human trafficking

The United Nations International Labor Organization estimates that more than 21 million adults and children worldwide are victims of human trafficking. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Houston, due, in part to our city’s demographics and geography, is one of the largest destinations and hubs for human trafficking in the United States.

January 12, 2016

Archdiocesan ‘Merciful like the Father’ art contest now open

The Archdiocese is holding an art contest to mark the Extraordinary Jubilee of the Year of Mercy.

January 12, 2016

Office of Aging takes papal words of wisdom to heart

When it comes to the quality of care of older Americans, age 65 and over, the Office of Aging of the Archdiocese takes to heart the words of wisdom by Pope Benedict XVI: “It’s beautiful to be old…The quality of a society, I’d say a civilization, is judged by how well it treats its elderly.” (November 2012, Rome).

January 12, 2016

Catholic Charities summit, gathering to focus on local, national poverty issues

Two Archdiocesan-wide events will highlight Poverty Awareness Month, as designated each January by the United States Council of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to draw attention to the plight of poverty in America.

January 12, 2016

Catholic Schools Week celebrates communities of faith, knowledge, service

Catholic schools around the nation will band together to observe the contribution that these institutions of education make to the world around us. Along with many U.S. Catholic schools, the Archdiocese will celebrate Catholic Schools Week from Jan. 31 to Feb. 6. This year’s theme for this annual occasion is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.”

January 12, 2016

National Association of Pastoral Musicians Convention coming to Houston

Music ministers rejoice — the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston will be hosting the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM) conference, July 11 to 16.

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