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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

November 8, 2022

Congregation to celebrate 150 years of history in Archdiocese

A small band of sisters made the journey in faith to the great unknown, Texas, knowing they would not be returning to their homeland. Their first foundation was in Brownsville, then Victoria, and the third foundation in Houston, arriving in 1873.

November 8, 2022

Priest pens Catholic-based comedy set to debut before Christmas in Houston

Some of the most famous writers in the world were inspired by their life experiences to create their films, songs and other works of art. For Father Nicholas Divine, C.P., director of ministry at Holy Name Passionist Retreat Center, his play “Right Angles” is a snapshot of his childhood.

November 8, 2022

Pope Francis responds to handwritten letters from Uvalde students

Uvalde Catholic school students share sorrows and hopes, asking Pope Francis to pray for their friends, family and community. And the pope responds!

November 8, 2022

Charity Guild of Catholic Women concludes year of celebrating centennial anniversary

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo celebrated with President Elizabeth Jordan and other members of the Charity Guild of Catholic Women at their 100th anniversary centennial ball last month at the Ballroom at Bayou Place in Houston. Founded in 1922, the guild now has nearly 600 members from 64 parishes in the Archdiocese.

November 8, 2022

NGUYEN: Holy souls of purgatory

For every person who embraces the grace of salvation in Jesus Christ, death is but a step toward eternal life. Prayerful consideration of death can change the way we live our lives and how we relate to the dead.

November 8, 2022

AUZENNE: Venerable Henriette Delille - An unlikely nun

Venerable Henriette Delille is one of six Black American Catholics whose lives are being considered for canonization. What spiritual lessons can we learn from this unlikely nun?

November 8, 2022

IMPELMAN: Forming disciples on the college campus

Catholic young adults in college are the future of our Catholic Church, and we ask for prayers for wisdom as we seek to evangelize this generation.

October 25, 2022

From Agnes to Zélie, relics of 150-plus saints to tour Archdiocese

Make ‘Ordinary Time’ a little less ordinary by visiting this upcoming relic exhibit that is set to visit 13 parishes in the Archdiocese.

October 25, 2022

Now is the time to act to protect the planet, advocates say

Scientists and local leaders at recent Archdiocesan conference on environmental issues said the Church must do more to heed the call of Pope Francis’s environmental encyclical “Laudato Si’” to mitigate and prevent the dire consequences to human life stemming from climate change caused by human activity.

October 25, 2022

Simple steps with the Rosary bring serious spirituality

With October being a month dedicated to the Mother of God and the Rosary, these last few weeks before Advent offer a special opportunity to spend some time with the Blessed Mother.

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