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November 10, 2015

Mission of Cardinal’s Circle shared by all faithful in local Archdiocese

Founded in 2010, the mission of The Cardinal's Circle is to help Inner City Catholic Schools maintain a high standard of excellence in all facets of education.

November 10, 2015

The six sides to living a spirituality of communion

When learning a new task or skill we know that practice can “make perfect.”

November 10, 2015

San José Clinic medical partners a ‘safety net’ for community

At the fifth-annual Fall Speakers Series, presented by CHI St. Luke’s Health, the San José Clinic honored and raised awareness of four of its partnerships that not only support its efforts with funding and volunteers, but also shares its mission of providing quality healthcare and education to those with limited access in an environment which respects the dignity of each person.

November 10, 2015

Marriage, pastoral care for the divorced topics of Cardinal’s Steele Lecture on time at Synod

When bishops from around the world convened in Rome in October for the Extraordinary Synod on the Family, the world’s secular press waited outside closed doors with anticipation reminiscent of a papal election. They were probably disappointed.

November 10, 2015

A witness of faith and history: Father Cyprian Davis was top chronicler of black Catholic history

Madeline Johnson, producer of the Archdiocesan radio ministry, said she remembers meeting Benedictine Father Cyprian Davis multiple times during his life. Her favorite memory came in 1993 when he came to visit Houston. This was the Centennial Year for St. Joseph’s Society of the Sacred Heart (The Josephites), and Father Cyprian accepted the invitation to participate.

November 10, 2015

Archdiocese honors area firefighters at annual Mass

Every day, firefighters dedicate themselves to protecting the citizens of the Galveston-Houston area and their property.

November 10, 2015

Fighting against human trafficking with faith, action

In recent months, Pope Francis has talked about the tragedy of human trafficking. According to the United Nations, there are 21 million victims worldwide, thousands of whom are in the U.S. Houston is a major hub for human trafficking in the U.S., with victims in both labor and sex trafficking.

October 27, 2015

National Vocations Awareness Week calls Catholics to foster culture of vocations

The Catholic Church in the United States will celebrate National Vocation Awareness Week, Nov. 1 to 7. This observance, sponsored by the U.S. bishops' Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations (CCLV), is a special time for parishes in the U.S., including those in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, to foster a culture of vocations for the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life.

October 27, 2015

Seventh annual In Memoria to be dedicated to Father T.J. Martinez

On Sunday, Nov. 22, at 3 p.m., the Archdiocesan and Catholic Schools Choirs, along with the St. Laurence Chamber Singers, will present the seventh annual In Memoria concert of sacred music at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, located at 1111 St. Joseph Pkwy. in downtown Houston.

October 27, 2015

Archdiocese celebrates jubilees for priesthood, consecrated life

Sisters and religious priests gathered with many religious and friends at All Saints Catholic Church on Sunday, Oct. 11, for the annual Archdiocesan Celebration of Jubilees. This is the Year of Consecrated Life, and the church was filled — a gracious tribute of both faithful and religious to the beauty of lives consecrated in service and ministry.

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