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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.

July 14, 2015

Father Brendan J. Cahill ordained as third bishop of the Diocese of Victoria

On June 29 at Our Lady of Victory Cathedral, Victoria, the Diocese of Victoria welcomed the episcopal ordination and installation of Bishop Brendan John Cahill, third bishop of the diocese.

June 16, 2015

Preparing for World Youth Day Krakow 2016

Young adults from 27 parishes are preparing for the 31st World Youth Day (WYD) in Krakow, Poland, being held from July 26 to July 31, 2016. Pope Francis has encouraged everyone who is going to Krakow, and those who are joining virtually through the Internet, to “prepare spiritually above all – in your communities, so that our gathering may be a sign of faith for the whole world!”

June 16, 2015

Preparándonos para la Jornada Mundial de la Juventud 2016

Jóvenes Adultos de 27 parroquias se están preparando para la 31va Jornada Mundial de la Juventud (JMJ) en Cracovia, Polonia, del 16 al 31 de julio de 2016.

June 16, 2015

Angela House transitions women into society after incarceration

In 2000, St. John Paul II made very clear statements to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops about the duty of Catholic Christians “to offer to those who commit crimes a way of redeeming themselves and making a positive return to society.”

June 16, 2015

Café Catholica to uncover love, truth and happiness

Thousands of young adults from across the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are invited to attend Café Catholica, an annual summer young adult speaker series sponsored by the Archdiocese. The events, hosted by the Young Adult and Campus Ministry Office, will be held all four Mondays in July at St. Michael Catholic Church located near The Galleria at 1801 Sage Road in Houston.

June 16, 2015

Fortnight for Freedom: 4th annual event to pray for religious liberty

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is dedicating the 14 days from June 21 to July 4 as the fourth-annual Fortnight for Freedom — a time of prayer and taking action for the preservation of religious freedom.

June 16, 2015

Celebrating the Class of 2015

Henry David Thoreau once said, "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined." For the Class of 2015, graduation is the beginning of a new stage in life. Everything begins to change, and the dreams they've had as children and teens of having a career and independence move a step closer to reality. For the seniors in nine of the 10 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese (Frassati High School does not yet have a senior class), the event marks the beginning of young adulthood.

June 16, 2015

Dr. Colbert retires, leaves behind legacy of defending life

Surrounded by her coworkers, friends and family, Dr. Marcella Colbert smiled when Daniel Cardinal DiNardo recognized her achievements, dedication and now legacy of the Respect Life cause with the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

June 16, 2015

Hispanic religious communities serve in various ministries throughout Archdiocese

Currently, there are members of 38 congregations or religious orders in ministry in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Almost 20 percent of the communities represented in the local Church are Hispanic. For that, the Archdiocese is happy, but as Daniel Cardinal DiNardo said, “We need more!”

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