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August 29, 2012

5th annual Senior Arts & Craft Event to be last

The fifth and final annual Senior Artisan Arts and Crafts Event, sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office of Aging, is set for Thursday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event, which will be held at the St. Dominic Auditorium, located at 2403 Holcombe Blvd., showcases the skills and talents of older adults from around the Archdiocese

August 29, 2012

New policy protects child immigrants that qualify

On June 15, the Obama Administration announced a new immigration benefit for individuals who came to the U.S. as children. Under the new policy, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, many young people can qualify for protection from deportation and for permission to work.

August 29, 2012

Unique opportunity offered to study history of Christian mysticism

A three-year course offers a unique opportunity to explore, in depth, the history of Christian Mysticism. Structured and taught by leading scholars and practitioners, the “Roots of Christian Mysticism” series focuses on the key figures of the mystical tradition.

August 21, 2012

Catholic Night at the Astros set for Sept. 21

The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and the network of Catholic Schools will celebrate Catholic Family Night at the Astros game on Friday, Sept 21, at 7:05 p.m. at Minute Maid Park.

August 17, 2012

Archdiocese prepares for Blue Mass

The annual Blue Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, located at 1111 St. Joseph Pkwy. All active and retired employees of criminal justice agencies and their supporters are encouraged to attend.

August 10, 2012

U.S. Catholic educators to gather in Houston in April

The National Catholic Educational Association will host its annual convention in Houston in 2013. The national conference provides an opportunity for area Catholic educators, catechists, administrators, pastors and parents to join thousands of their peers from throughout the nation to gain new knowledge from experts in their fields and renew their excitement and passion for teaching

August 9, 2012

Shepherd’s Cup Charity Golf Classic tees off Oct. 22

The Galveston-Houston Knights of Columbus Charities will present Daniel Cardinal DiNardo’s fifth annual Shepherd’s Cup Charity Golf Classic benefiting Catholic education, faith formation and St. Mary Seminary on Monday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m. at Kingwood Country Club.

August 9, 2012

Walk the walk of the poor

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul invites the public to be a part of the Friends of the Poor Walk. The one-mile walk is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29. The Friends of the Poor Walk is a national program coordinated by the development team at the national office of the society.

August 8, 2012

Marriage course set

A foundational course on the doctrine and theology of marriage for all couples and individuals working in marriage ministry is set for Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Dominic Archdiocesan Center, Morkovsky Hall, Room 205. The cost is $30 per couple or $20 individual.

August 8, 2012

50th anniversary of Wedding Anniversary Jubilee set

This year marks the golden anniversary of the annual Archdiocesan Wedding Anniversary Jubilee celebration, which honors couples celebrating their 50th and 25th wedding anniversaries.

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