The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

May 14, 2019

UST proposes Conroe campus to ‘push frontiers’

Surrounded by the piney woods of Montgomery County, University of St. Thomas (UST) President Richard Ludwick announced the Catholic university’s intent to ‘push frontiers’ and establish a campus in Conroe.

May 14, 2019

Sri Lankan Houstonians pray for family, friends in Colombo who are ‘lost without peace or hope’

A Houston hospital lay chaplain and her husband called his elderly parents in Sri Lanka on Easter morning to wish them a blessed day. Shortly afterward, the bombings happened.

May 14, 2019

Pontifical Mission Society leaders take justice message to Capitol Hill

Leaders from the Pontifical Mission Societies spent a day of their national meeting bending the ear of members of Congress, urging action on climate change, the protection of immigrants and religious freedom.

May 14, 2019

In Brief: Women's group marks 90 years; Mary Queen concert pays tribute to 50 years in Friendswood

The Galveston-Houston Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women (GHACCW), as part of celebrating its 90th anniversary, will present a $100,000 check to Daniel Cardinal DiNardo that will benefit St. Mary’s Seminary. In Friendswood, Mary Queen Catholic Church pays tribute to 50 years with concert.

May 14, 2019

SMYTH: Mary as the Ark of the Covenant

May is the month of Mary, and in times of doubt or anguish, I always find consolation in her life and example. Mary is the new Ark of the Covenant. This title of Our Lady reminds me of the Lord’s steadfast love and enduring plan.

May 14, 2019

FRITSCH: Culture of Life - Putting family over career

In many ways, abortion is not itself the central problem, but is rather symptomatic of deeper problems in our culture. To make the necessary change, we must evaluate and adapt our attitudes surrounding a culture of life; in particular, toward pregnancy, marriage and family.

May 14, 2019

SAMUELS: Through His death and resurrection, we are united to the Father

In his letter to the Corinthian community, the Apostle Paul highlights two central elements of Christian discipleship in which we are fundamentally bound to Christ: Baptism and the Cross of Christ. Our vocation is the proclamation of the Gospel to which we have responded in faith and joy. Our mission as disciples is to share the message of the good news with the world.

May 14, 2019

SALAZAR: 7 poderosas páginas de web que todo católico debiese de utilizar

En un mundo interconectado con las nuevas tecnologías de información y cada vez más distanciado de promover el acercamiento humano entre las personas, el católico contemporáneo, alerta y atento a los signos de los tiempos, debe permanecer competente y a la altura del Evangelio en su promoción, conocimiento y práctica.

April 23, 2019

Converging Roads conference explores ethics of medical care

The St. John Paul II Foundation, in collaboration with the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and Catholic Healthcare Professionals of Houston, presented the fourth-annual Converging Roads health care ethics conference on Saturday, March 30.

April 23, 2019

St. Catherine’s Montessori students dedicated to environment, a sustainable future

St. Catherine’s Montessori is an independent Catholic school in southwest Houston serving students aged 14 months to 18 years where environmental stewardship is integrated into every stage of a child’s education.

Also in this Section

View an online calendar of upcoming events held by parishes, ministries and organizations Around the Archdiocese and find out how to submit event information for upcoming issues of the Texas Catholic Herald.

Have a story idea or a news tip? Learn more about deadline dates and how to submit news and events to the Texas Catholic Herald.