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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

February 8, 2022

Poetry contest helps middle school students find their voice in word and life

Catholic school communities are joining local literary leaders in preparing for the 2021 Archdiocesan Poetry Contest.

February 8, 2022

When South Texas feeds the world: Bishop Cahill blesses samples of farm seeds, soil for crops

On a windy, cold January morning, Bishop Brendan J. Cahill of Victoria blessed samples of seed and soil for the rural Texas diocese, which he said in turn help feed the world.

February 8, 2022

Injustice at work, in Church should be addressed, pope says

The pandemic should not be used as an excuse for doing nothing about improving job safety and repairing injustice, Pope Francis said.

February 8, 2022

QUIRAY: Embracing a holy and whole family prayer life

To live a holy life within our families presupposes living a family life wholly. There is no better place to learn to be whole than in the home. Why the emphasis on wholesome living?

February 8, 2022

ALVAREZ: Where do you see Jesus?

What better time for to share something good than now? During our struggles, during our re-opening phases, during our challenge in faith is when Good News comes to light.

February 8, 2022

MCNEILLIE: Charity in crisis

In the current crisis, charity could motivate people to do things like get the vaccine, stop hoarding toilet paper and other groceries, or collaborate together to find even better solutions forward. In other words, charity is a way out of this crisis, a way out of any crisis.

February 8, 2022

GIRARDOT: A gift that keeps on giving long after Epiphany

The Mass is our spiritual life support, the center and source of our whole life and defines the essence of who we are. Like eating, sleeping or breathing, the Eucharist is not an option; it sustains our spirits and empowers our lives.

January 25, 2022

Archdiocesan family invited to unite ‘All for the Glory of God’ in 2022 DSF appeal

The faithful are encouraged to come together as one Archdiocesan family to glorify God and bring forth the presence of Christ to those in need by supporting the 56th annual Diocesan Services Fund (DSF) campaign.

January 25, 2022

Sponsors, Catholic School students raise funds in Steps for Students

Whether a multimillion-dollar company sponsoring Catholic education or a student and family registering to run in the Steps for Students 5K this Feb. 12, every bit of support helps tuition and other assistance to improve academics, school officials said.

January 25, 2022

Christmas day wedding in hospital brings joy to family despite difficulties

Hard-working Catholic lay chaplains, Houston Methodist Hospital staff and priests all came together to give Christmas Day blessings to a family battling a pancreatic cancer diagnosis in the Texas Medical Center.

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