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December 13, 2022

Christmas trees sprout memories, faith

With Christmas just weeks away, most church sanctuaries feature the evergreen tree, some towering above the altar and others humbly sprucing up space nearby.

December 13, 2022

1,000-plus dancers, supporters celebrate Houston’s 50th Virgen de Guadalupe festival

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in 1972 first began what has grown to become an Archdiocesan-wide celebration of La Virgen de Guadalupe Festival. The 50-year-old local event now draws more than 1,000 mostly Hispanic families and their dancers dressed in colorful costumes, including feathered regalia and rattling beads.

December 13, 2022

Catechizing and evangelizing the young Church into lifelong disciples of Christ

The first ministry of the Archdiocese oriented toward middle school and high school-aged Catholic youth was the Catholic Youth Organization, established in 1937.

December 13, 2022

‘Pattern of Hope’ celebrates, helps Catholic schools

Since the beginning of Catholic education in the Archdiocese, well over a century ago, Catholic schools in the greater Houston area have kept at the heart of their mission the importance of providing a quality, faith-based education and keeping it accessible, affordable and available to all who seek it.

December 13, 2022

ESTACIO: Come, Lord Jesus, come

As Catholics, we prepare during this time — when the world may be fully celebrating Christmas already — by purposefully halting the full-out celebration and patiently waiting.

December 13, 2022

SAMUELS: Meet ACCCRUS - The African Conference of Catholic Clergy and Religious

The Archdiocese acknowledges the diversity and has created vicars or priests to represent the various ethnic communities.

December 13, 2022

NGUYEN: Sweet Jesus, we adore you

The whole world is filled with joyful noises of Christmas, and one of them is the common Christmas song, “O Come All Ye Faithful.” Are you ready for this joyous season? Are you ready to adore Him, Christ the Lord?

December 13, 2022

Houstonians meet with Pope Francis

An interfaith delegation of 20 leaders and organizers from the West/Southwest Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF), including members of The Metropolitan Organization (TMO) network of Houston, visited with Pope Francis at the Vatican in October.

December 13, 2022

Basilian Fathers mark bicentennial anniversary

The Congregation of St. Basil, also known as the Basilian Fathers, has a long history that is deeply intertwined with the Catholic church in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and in Texas.

December 13, 2022

World premiere choral work celebrates lives not lived

'Requiem for the Unborn' is a prayer for life, leaders say, ahead of the Jan. 27 concert at St. Thomas More Church in Houston.

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