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September 27, 2022

Archbishop Fiorenza’s legacy of faith, service was like no other

Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza, the long-time bishop of Galveston-Houston and a tireless social justice advocate throughout his priesthood, episcopacy and in retirement, died Sept. 19. He was 91

September 27, 2022

Surprise storms are an unfortunately familiar and unwelcome guest to the Texas Gulf coast

1943 hurricane forced Galveston Catholic high school to house storm evacuees

September 27, 2022

25 priests, religious sisters celebrate Jubilees with Cardinal DiNardo

Upcoming Oct. 9 Mass will honor 1,015 years of faithful service from religious men and women.

September 27, 2022

Firefighters Mass honors those who face dangers beyond blazes

On Sunday, Oct. 2, the Archdiocese will thank and pray for all firefighters from departments and volunteers at the Annual Archdiocesan Firefighters Mass.

September 27, 2022

Hurricane Harvey recovery: Catholic Charities is in it for the long haul

In the five years since Harvey, long after most neighborhoods returned to pre-Harvey conditions, Catholic Charities’ Disaster Recovery program continues to help those who don’t have the means to restore their homes from damages caused by the catastrophic storm.

September 27, 2022

Funeral arrangements for Archbishop Fiorenza announced

The funeral arrangements for Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza are set to take places Sept. 27 to Sept. 29 at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in downtown Houston.

September 27, 2022

Connecting young adults to Christ and His Church encourages lifelong faith

Accompanying young adults on their faith journeys means creating space for worship, prayer and community to encourage active, lifelong relationships with Christ and His Church.

September 27, 2022

30 seniors named National Merit semifinalists

Thirty high school seniors in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston were named semifinalists in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship program (NMSC), a 30% increase over last year’s total of 23 and a 150% increase from just two years ago in 2020, when just 12 Houston-area semifinalists were recognized.

September 27, 2022

In Brief: Upcoming special Masses, conferences

A roundup of several upcoming events, including Red Mass, White Mass, conferences and more.

September 27, 2022

A Catholic’s preview of the upcoming Texas state legislative session

The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops explores different aspects of the upcoming Texas state legislative session.

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