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May 14, 2013

Cristo Rey Jesuit to host its first graduation

On August 2009, Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory High School opened its doors. On Saturday, June 1, 2013, it will host its inaugural graduation.

May 14, 2013

Café Catholica gives young adults a home faith advantage

Preparations are nearing completion for Café Catholica, an annual Archdiocesan-sponsored young adult summer series held over the course of four consecutive Monday nights.

May 14, 2013

5 Minutes with Father Pat Garrett

Before entering the seminary, Father Pat Garrett attended a vocational retreat in high school and decided to “wait until after college” to begin discernment.

May 14, 2013

Creating a spiritual home for today’s Catholic youth

With more than 18,000 high-school Catholic youth and close to 25,000 middle-school-aged Catholic youth in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, a renewed vision has led to a recent name change for the youth department, the Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization (OACE).

May 14, 2013

TMO responds to bi-partisan senate immigration bill

Gaby Nieto from St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church told her story to a group of local reporters and members of the Houston community on Tuesday, April 23, when she joined Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and other community leaders in the name of immigration reform.

May 14, 2013

Our Lady of Guadalupe: The one who crushes the serpent

The historical account of the miraculous apparition of “La Morenita,” whose image emblazoned on the cloak of the indigenous saint in one of the most famous portraits in history, takes on added significance as Catholics seek her special intercession as the star of the new evangelization. The is the second in a series of Marian Apparitions.

May 14, 2013

A new Pentecost for the new evangelization

If Pentecost is the moment of empowering disciples for the task of evangelization, then this call for a new Pentecost flows directly into the challenge to take up the task of the new evangelization.

May 10, 2013

Los Angeles archbishop to deliver keynote address at annual Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast

The fourth annual Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast, featuring keynote speaker Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, will be held Friday, July 26, at 7:30 a.m. at the Hilton Americas in downtown Houston.

April 30, 2013

Spring: A season of growth through sacraments

This spring season is one that is immersed and drenched in the riches and graces of the celebration of many sacraments.

April 30, 2013

National meeting celebrates ‘Mission in the Year of Faith’

The annual gathering for directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States (April 16 to 18), convened by National Director Father Andrew Small, OMI and hosted by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, blended an affirmation of the vital work of directors, an emphasis on the centrality of mission in this Year of Faith and — the message offered most often by presenters — a call for greater support of the mission churches.

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