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February 24, 2015

Catholics called to see faith in action at Advocacy Day

On Tuesday, March 24, Catholics from across the Lone Star State will unite for the Texas Catholic Conference (TCC) 2015 Texas Catholic Faith In Action Advocacy Day.

February 24, 2015

Call for universal prekindergarten to combat poverty

Renowned sociologist Stephen Klineberg called for a universal prekindergarten ensuring that children in poverty have access to a quality education through 12th grade and go on to some form of higher education if Houston’s economy is to remain vibrant in the coming decades.

February 24, 2015

Sacred Heart - Conroe embraces spirit of communion

Sacred Heart Church in Conroe was formed nearly 100 years ago as a mission between Plantersville and New Waverly. Now serving serving a population of more than 50 percent Hispanic and 41 percent Caucasian, as well as small percentages of African-American and Asian-American parishioners, the parish community has grown in this thriving suburb north of Houston. One thing has been constant and that is Sacred Heart’s mission to grow in faith and serve the community.

February 20, 2015

2015 Lenten Events Around the Archdiocese (1)

Find a fish fry near you and other Lenten activities like retreats and missions.

February 10, 2015

Consecrated life begins for new permanent deacons

From all walks of life, 31 men share a common bond in faith and willingness to serve the Archdiocese. On Jan. 31, they were ordained as permanent deacons at a ceremony presided by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, along with Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz and Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza.

February 10, 2015

The Cardinal’s Circle helps Catholic schools develop future disciples

Thanks to The Cardinal’s Circle for Excellence in the Inner City Catholic Schools, Tim and Roxann Neumann have seen their commitment to Catholic school education turn into action.

February 10, 2015

USCCB brings awareness workshop to Houston, a human trafficking hot spot

As a young girl growing up in Laredo on the border with Mexico, Zoe Martinez remembered hearing her family tell stories of acquaintances who were held against their will by employers, promised wages that were never paid and were threatened if they dared to leave or speak out.

February 10, 2015

Guadalupe Radio Network marks two-year anniversary

Remember the time when parents would relax on the couch while the kids laid on the floor to listen to their favorite radio program? In 2015, listeners of Guadalupe Radio Network (GRN), KSHJ 1430 AM, can still unwind to their favorite radio program — it just may be while sitting in traffic on U.S. 59 or during their lunch break on their earbuds. GRN will celebrate its two-year anniversary in a timeless medium that allows both Catholics and non-Catholics alike to hear the Good News.

January 27, 2015

TMO, Interfaith coalition discuss Presidential Executive Order

The Metropolitan Organization (TMO) and religious leaders of an interfaith coalition of the Houston area met Jan. 12 to respond to an executive order regarding Deferred Action for Parents of American and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA).

January 27, 2015

YCL events invite community to ‘Come on in’

Opening a door with a smile is an international gesture of welcome. For the Year of Consecrated Life (YCL), religious in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston have opened the doors, the windows and the garage while saying proudly and loudly to the Houston community, "Come on in! We've been waiting for you to visit!"

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