The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston joined other Catholic communities around the world in taking precautions to guard against the spread of the coronavirus and reminding parishioners to take commonsense steps related to hygiene in their personal lives.
For every man, woman or child not counted in the 2020 Census, Harris County stands to lose $10,000 in federal money over 10 years for each person missing in the tally. That translates into millions of dollars in lost services and opportunities for the community as a whole, according to Houston In Action, a coalition of more than 50 city and county organizations working together to ensure a complete count of the region’s population.
Young adults ages 18 to 39 are invited for a day of fellowship, music, prayer and workshops at the sixth-annual Young Adult Day. It is set for Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Jerome Catholic Church, located at 8825 Kempwood Dr. in Houston.
Angela House offers compassionate and holistic comprehensive care for women who were recently released from prison. Through the combined efforts of staff, volunteers and community supporters, the women that call Angela House home are inspired to take the crucial steps of re-envisioning and rebuilding their lives, opening doors to a new life after prison.
A centuries-old Italian tradition comes alive once again at parishes throughout the Archdiocese. Parishioners celebrate the feast of St. Joseph in March with elaborate St. Joseph Altars that honor the patron of Sicily and the poor.
View an online calendar of upcoming events held by parishes, ministries and organizations Around the Archdiocese and find out how to submit event information for upcoming issues of the Texas Catholic Herald.