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October 11, 2022

Florida continues with rescue, recovery efforts from Hurricane Ian

Authorities in Florida continued rescue efforts Sept. 30, and Catholic parishes and dioceses in the U.S. moved rapidly to collect aid in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian as U.S. President Joe Biden said it could take years to rebuild what was destroyed.

October 11, 2022

True discernment requires knowing oneself, pope says

To know oneself is a gift and a grace that allows Christians to properly discern between feelings and convictions, Pope Francis said.

October 11, 2022

Archbishop Fiorenza: A timeline of life and history

In his 91 years of life, Archbishop Fiorenza journeyed through life and remained committed to his Catholic faith and social justice teachings.

September 27, 2022

Archbishop Fiorenza’s legacy of faith, service was like no other

Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza, the long-time bishop of Galveston-Houston and a tireless social justice advocate throughout his priesthood, episcopacy and in retirement, died Sept. 19. He was 91

September 27, 2022

Surprise storms are an unfortunately familiar and unwelcome guest to the Texas Gulf coast

1943 hurricane forced Galveston Catholic high school to house storm evacuees

September 27, 2022

25 priests, religious sisters celebrate Jubilees with Cardinal DiNardo

Upcoming Oct. 9 Mass will honor 1,015 years of faithful service from religious men and women.

September 27, 2022

Firefighters Mass honors those who face dangers beyond blazes

On Sunday, Oct. 2, the Archdiocese will thank and pray for all firefighters from departments and volunteers at the Annual Archdiocesan Firefighters Mass.

September 27, 2022

Hurricane Harvey recovery: Catholic Charities is in it for the long haul

In the five years since Harvey, long after most neighborhoods returned to pre-Harvey conditions, Catholic Charities’ Disaster Recovery program continues to help those who don’t have the means to restore their homes from damages caused by the catastrophic storm.

September 27, 2022

Funeral arrangements for Archbishop Fiorenza announced

The funeral arrangements for Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza are set to take places Sept. 27 to Sept. 29 at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in downtown Houston.

September 27, 2022

Connecting young adults to Christ and His Church encourages lifelong faith

Accompanying young adults on their faith journeys means creating space for worship, prayer and community to encourage active, lifelong relationships with Christ and His Church.

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