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October 12, 2022

In Memoria: Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza

Archdiocese says goodbye to a beloved shepherd

October 11, 2022

Remembering Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza

Most Reverend Joseph Anthony Fiorenza, Archbishop Emeritus of Galveston-Houston, died in Houston on Sept. 19. He was 91 years old.

October 11, 2022

Archbishop Emeritus Fiorenza laid to rest

Over the course of three days, thousands honored the memory and legacy of Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza, who died Sept. 19 at 91.

October 11, 2022

A bishop's goodbye: Tributes pour in for Archbishop Fiorenza

Upon the news of the death of Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza, tributes and condolences poured in from both near and far.

October 11, 2022

To family who traveled with Archbishop to Rome and enjoyed his cooking, he was just ‘Uncle Joe’

Known by his formal title of His Excellency, Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza was simply “Uncle Joe” to a slew of nieces, nephews, and relatives enjoying his Italian cooking and traveling with him to Rome.

October 11, 2022

Women religious fondly remember Archbishop Fiorenza’s collaborative spirit, heart for social justice

Women religious, many longtime leaders in local ministries, said the late Archbishop Fiorenza inspired them to see the God's vision for the world

October 11, 2022

Full Text: Wilton Cardinal Gregory's homily for Archbishop Fiorenza's funeral Mass

On Sept. 29, 2022, Wilton Cardinal Gregory preached the homily at Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza's Funeral Mass at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Cardinal Gregory was a longtime friend of Archbishop Fiorenza, as the two had served as leadership for the U.S. bishops' conference together.

October 11, 2022

Cardinal DiNardo to wedding jubilees: ‘God has blessed you’

Couples and their families, along with hundreds of others, celebrated their golden anniversary at the Archdiocese’s 50th Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sunday, Sept. 25.

October 11, 2022

OCHOA: How we can support missions around the world

The parishes of the Archdiocese will join the Oct. 23 celebration with churches, chapels and cathedrals worldwide during the Eucharist. The second collection will be sent to assist the over 1,100 dioceses designated by the pope as “mission territories.”

October 11, 2022

GARCIA-LUENSE: Solidarity is a major principal in Catholic social justice

As Catholics, however, we are called to see each and every person as another human being with whom we are called to be in solidarity, for whom we are to be concerned, and with whom we are to work for the common good of all.

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