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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

November 27, 2018

KATRA: Patient anticipation requires a discerning heart towards God

A few years ago a parent shared with me that her young adult son, who has an intellectual disability, advised her at the end of Mass that “we cannot go yet” because they had not sung the Gloria! Her son was correct that the Gloria had not been sung precisely because it was the first Sunday in Advent.

November 27, 2018

Ciesielski: Planning End-of Life Care

“Planning today for our tomorrows” has recently been added to the Office of Aging Ministry’s emphasis on education for end-of-life care. End-of-life care is a term used to describe the support and medical care given to a person during the last part of their lives.

November 27, 2018

World Youth Day celebrations set for Houston, Panama

The theme for World Youth Day 2019 (WYD) this upcoming January in Panama is “I am the servant of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.” (Luke 1:38)

November 27, 2018

La Jornada Mundial de la Juventud en nuestro patio

Por lo tanto el 2019, las Diócesis de Galveston-Houston, Seattle, Washington D.C. y South Bend organizarán sus propias celebraciones locales de la JMJ al mismo tiempo que la reunión en Panamá el 23 al 27 de enero.

November 27, 2018

Deacon Gerald DuPont receives CARA Research Award

Deacon Gerald DuPont was recently presented the 2018 Richard Cardinal Cushing Medal for the Advancement of Church Leadership at the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) awards celebration in Washington, D.C.

November 27, 2018

Young matachines prep for Dec. 9 Our Lady of Guadalupe procession

Dressed in traditional colorful costumes, children from Holy Ghost Catholic Church are among Aztec dancers preparing for the Virgen de Guadalupe procession set for Sunday, Dec. 9 in downtown Houston.

November 27, 2018

Fátima statue to visit downtown Co-Cathedral

The International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fátima is coming to the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in downtown Houston, located at 1111 St. Joseph Pkwy.

November 13, 2018

‘All of heaven is with us’: All Souls Day Masses remember loved ones who passed into communion with God

Celebrating a bilingual Mass for the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed on All Souls Day Nov. 2 at his Dickinson parish, Father Wilson consoled aching hearts and souls, many yearning for loved ones who have died.

November 13, 2018

Mexican teen martyr’s relic tours Archdiocese

Mother shares story of daughter's life snatched from death’s hand by miracle attributed to Mexican saint's intercession

November 13, 2018

Vásquez: Caring for immigrants is rooted in the Gospel

Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin told a Houston audience that caring for immigrants is rooted in the Gospel and part of the original religious identity of Catholics, strongly faulting political partisanship for obscuring Church teaching on immigration and driving divisions among God’s people.

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