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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

December 10, 2019

Filipino 'Simbang Gabi' tradition continues Dec. 13

On Dec. 13, some of the 50,000 Filipino Catholics in the Archdiocese will begin celebrating Simbang Gabi, a beloved Filipino Christmas tradition that consists of a novena of Masses held in anticipation of the Nativity and to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary.

December 1, 2019

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November 26, 2019

Advent is the ‘joy of waiting’ before Christmas

With Advent arriving on Sunday, Dec. 1, faith leaders in the Archdiocese continue preparations for a season with the “joy of waiting,” as Pope Francis has called the Advent season.

November 26, 2019

Facilities Connect program prepares parishes for maintaining new and aging churches

Preparing for winter or summer storms or continual maintenance of aging churches, parishes have their hands full with the upkeep of their spiritual homes.

November 26, 2019

Year-long Guadalupe preparations reach height at Dec. 8 event

While the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe is Dec. 12, thousands of devoted members spend the entire year practicing dances in her and her Son’s honor, sewing costumes, praying Rosaries and raising funds as part of the Asociación Guadalupana.

November 26, 2019

Retirement Fund for Religious collection set for Dec. 7, 8

The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be held Dec. 7 to 8 in parishes of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The parish-based appeal is coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO), and proceeds help hundreds of U.S. religious communities to care for aging members. Some 30,000 senior Catholic sisters, brothers and religious order priests benefit.

November 26, 2019

The Cardinal’s Circle marks 10 years of preparing students

The mission of The Cardinal’s Circle is to help Inner City Catholic Schools (ICCS) maintain a standard of academic excellence in curriculum and staff, and provide tuition assistance required by a large portion of their student population.

November 26, 2019

At conclusion of presidential term, Cardinal DiNardo urges new beginning

In his final address as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston told his fellow bishops that it has been “an honor to serve you, even in the difficult times.”

November 26, 2019

Catholic Charities assists those impacted when disaster strikes

When disaster strikes, such as the recent flooding in the Houston area from Tropical Storm Imelda, Catholic Charities leaps into action immediately to provide help through its human-service programs. These are essential to immediate relief from disasters and for the more persistent challenges that arise during recovery. Catholic Charities is one of 60 ministries supported by the Diocesan Services Fund.

November 26, 2019

REYNOLDS: Evangelization - Sharing the Gospel on social media

Lately, especially among youth and adults, it has become a trend, or even desire of the heart to “fast” or abstain from social media.

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