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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

October 23, 2018

All Souls Day Masses scheduled for Nov. 2

The public is welcome to join the celebration of loved ones at the Archdiocesan All Souls Day Mass.

October 22, 2018

Cardinal DiNardo: Abuse crisis discussed at synod, will top bishops' agenda

While the clerical sexual abuse crisis did not dominate discussions at the Synod of Bishops, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said it was discussed, and everyone in the room clearly believed the crisis has to be dealt with.

October 16, 2018

St. John Neumann celebrates St. Óscar Romero’s Oct. 14 canonization

With prayer cards of now-St. Óscar Arnulfo Romero in hand, more than 1,500 Catholic faithful, including many from Houston’s Salvadorian-Catholic community, turned out for a special Oct. 14 Mass honoring the newly canonized Salvadorian saint at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Houston. Two members from the Consul General of El Salvador in Houston also attended.

October 9, 2018

Frutos del Encuentro: Alimento para el espíritu tanto de laicos como de obispos

El V Encuentro Nacional, se llevó a cabo en el momento inspirado por Dios, del 20 al 23 de septiembre, elevando el espíritu de más de 3,000 ministros laicos en su mayoría hispanos y los 150 obispos de todo el país que consolaron a la multitud y que a su vez fueron confortados con exclamaciones de “Los amamos”.

October 9, 2018

HENRITZE: A synod synopsis - What it is and why it’s important

The 15th ordinary assembly is taking place in Rome since Oct. 3 to 28, examining young people, faith and vocational discernment. Pope Paul VI instituted the synod primarily to give guidance, wisdom and consultation to the Holy Father on specific topics currently related to the Catholic Church.

October 9, 2018

Upcoming conference for catechetical leaders set for Oct. 19 to 20

Presented by the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis and the Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization, the Proclaim Conference is an event for parish catechetical leaders and catechists, featuring national speakers on the topics of evangelization and catechesis.

October 9, 2018

COOK: The Gift of Sight - What will we actually see

In Mark’s Gospel very few outsiders are given names and, of the multitudes who were healed, the second occurrence of two blind people who encountered Jesus is the only one that has that privilege: Bartimaeus. This miraculous account also stands out because it is the last public healing Mark spends time on; it’s the end of a journey, and we now head toward Jerusalem.

October 9, 2018

Fruits of V Encuentro nourishing spirit of laypersons, bishops alike

The National V Encuentro unfolded with God’s perfect timing Sept. 20 to 23, lifting up more than 3,200 mostly Hispanic lay ministers and 150 bishops from across the country who consoled the crowd and in turn were comforted themselves with thunderous chants of “We love you!”

October 9, 2018

Galveston-Houston parishes join seminaries in praying for reparations, healing for the Church

Parishes from across the Archdiocese are dealing with the crisis in various ways, at the discretion of their pastors, while others are having Masses, panel discussions and special times for prayers and adorations.

October 9, 2018

Panel explores effects, causes of immigration issues

When Edrina Villagomez’s parents came to the U.S. illegally, they achieved the dream of her grandfather: to come to ‘El Norte,’ the North, and live and work in the U.S. A senior international studies major, Villagomez understands and lives the sacrifices her family had to make in order to bring that dream to reality.

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