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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

April 28, 2020

Catholic high school students in Archdiocese adjust to new COVID-19 ‘normal’

Among the drastic changes brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of students across the country shifted from in-person lessons to distance learning. For Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese, this meant changing their curriculum and methods entirely so students could learn from home.

April 28, 2020

COVID-19 restrictions heighten awareness of love, need for Church

Since March 18, Catholics living in the Galveston-Houston area have joined millions around the world celebrating livestreamed Masses at home to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. This unprecedented moment in history when public Masses have been suspended has heightened a new awareness about the love of and need for the Sacraments of the Church.

April 28, 2020

Honoring Mothers: Initiative aims to help churches help mothers in need

As Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10 quickly approaches, the uncertainty regarding COVID-19 and the quarantine continues to complicate plans for family gatherings. However, regardless of location, mothers will be honored and loved.

April 28, 2020

Llevándole a los hispanos la palabra de Dios durante la crisis

La Oficina de Ministerio Hispano de la Arquidiócesis está usando programas y aplicaciones en línea para continuar ayudando a la comunidad hispana en su proceso espiritual.

April 28, 2020

AQUINAS: An Easter united in prayer

For many of us, in this time of pandemic, our Lenten season became something we did not expect, writes Sister Thomas Aquinas.

April 28, 2020

OCHOA: CRS Rice Bowl helps those in need through COVID-19 crisis

Hilda Ochoa reflects on the spiritual benefits of the CRS Rice Bowl project, even during a pandemic

April 28, 2020

PARSONS: Caring for the seafarers from home during quarantine

Galveston Port Chaplain Karen Parsons reflects on how changes in her ministry due to COVID-19 have affected how she reaches those in need in the Port of Galveston.

April 28, 2020

OCHOA: Gracias por recorrer esta cuaresma con nosotros

La Cuaresma del 2020 ha sido muy diferente a cualquier otra que hayamos experimentado con anterioridad.

April 28, 2020

SALAZAR: ¿Qué signos haces para que veamos y creamos en ti?

Esta pregunta fue de la gente. ¿Cuál gente? La gente que buscaba a Jesús. ¿Y por qué le buscaban? ¿Por el pan, los signos o los milagros? El evangelista Juan a la altura del capítulo 6 verso 30 plantea esta cuestión: ¿qué necesitas ver para creer en Jesús?

April 14, 2020

Embracing Easter: A living church of 'paschal' Joy

Easter has arrived. Though the coronavirus pandemic has upended the world’s schedule, the life of the Catholic Church continues into this new liturgical season. Catholics, as one family of Easter people, across the Archdiocese are living out their faith in the Gospel message in powerful ways.

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