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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

October 22, 2019

Five new saints show the importance of mission

The missionary spirit of the Catholic Church was celebrated during the month of October in the Archdiocese, as well as in Rome. These events highlighted the Extraordinary Month of Mission that Pope Francis asked all dioceses to participate in through prayer, education and acts of charity.

October 22, 2019

STREAM Synergy initiative sharpens curriculum with a focus on faith

At an Oct. 14 Catholic Schools in-service, the Archdiocesan Catholic Schools Office announced its new STREAM Synergy initiative to all faculty and staff members of Catholic school communities.

October 22, 2019

New St. Faustina film in Houston one-night-only Oct. 28 (UPDATE: Second showing!)

At least 17 theaters in Galveston-Houston will host a one-night-only showing Oct. 28 of a new film on the life of St. Faustina Kowalski, the Polish nun whose visions of Jesus led to the Divine Mercy devotion, alongside about 683 screens across the U.S.

October 22, 2019

Parishes mark major 50-year, 20-year milestones

Three parishes in the Archdiocese marked major milestone anniversaries

October 22, 2019

‘Every person has a vocation’: Archdiocese to focus on young people, celebrate vocations

Vocations Office to visit college campuses during National Vocations Awareness Week

October 22, 2019

COLBERT: Scout’s Honor and Spirituality - Elements of youth ministry

Scouting can be a vibrant addition to youth ministry efforts at any parish. Whether it’s Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Troops of St. George, American Heritage Girls, or any number of other Scouting options available today — when a Catholic parish sponsors them, they are enhanced by religious emblems programs, celebration of the Eucharist, leadership and discipleship training.

October 22, 2019

WHITE: A Seminarian's Perspective - Why attend seminary in Rome?

It seems obvious why a seminarian would want to study theology in Rome, right? At least that is what I thought when I accepted the invitation to continue my seminary formation at the Pontifical North American College in Rome.

October 9, 2019

After Imelda, school bells signal Kingwood's St. Martha School return to class as Archdiocese relief efforts continue

When St. Martha Catholic School in Kingwood flooded during Tropical Storm Imelda, it seemed like a bad dream for school Principal Jessica Munscher and parish pastor Father T.J. Dolce. They just flooded five months ago.

October 8, 2019

‘Washed away’: Imelda stirs up painful memories of Harvey after Huffman parish floods again

The floodwaters didn’t care Hurricane Harvey had flooded the parish, a community of more than 650 families, two years ago. Imelda brought six to eight inches of water into the parish buildings while drenching the entire parish campus with several feet of water. But because of Harvey, parish leaders knew what to do.

October 8, 2019

Witnessing life in the death chamber

Journalist and Catholic reconciles career of covering 400-plus executions in Huntsville

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