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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

August 13, 2019

Faithful do good works, share resources with thousands through 2019 DSF

The faithful in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston continue to bind together to do good works and share resources with thousands in their communities by participating in the annual Diocesan Services Fund

August 13, 2019

AYC 2019: 2,400-plus reasons for joy

Thousands turned out for the 2019 Archdiocesan Youth Conference July 26 to July 28 at the Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel in downtown Houston.

August 13, 2019

With summer’s end, Café Catholica young adult series marks 20 years

By the end of the July, some 2,800 young adults from across the Archdiocese met together across four Mondays for Café Catholica at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Houston.

August 13, 2019

TOROK: The profound bond of a Christian friendship

There are many ways we can nurture a friendship in today’s world of social media. Friendships are what keep us from being lonely; they are a relationship that helps us enjoy life, writes Norma Torok.

August 13, 2019

COLBERT: With heat stroke, know the symptoms and save lives

Catholic Charities President Cynthia Colbert shares the importance of knowing the signs of heatstroke after losing her son to heat-related illness.

August 13, 2019

MCNEILLIE: Even seminarians get engaged... to the Church

Ask a college freshman who just started dating and a young professional who is engaged: “Do you want to get married?” You might get the same response – “Yes” – but with vastly different meanings.

August 13, 2019

BLEVINS: Mary, the first missionary disciple

In the past five years, in the Church, certain words are heard more frequently: evangelization, the new evangelization, discipleship, missionary disciples.

August 13, 2019

BARROW: A box, my Bible, a backpack and ants

Doris M. Barrow, campus minister at Texas Southern University, writes about his first days of university and the anxiety he felt at the start of his college.

August 13, 2019

Pope grieves with shaken communities after spate of shootings

Pope Francis joined Catholic Church leaders expressing sorrow after back-to-back mass shootings in the United States left at least 31 dead and dozens injured in Texas and Ohio Aug. 3 and 4.

July 10, 2019

Apollo 11 at 50: A Salute to the Moon Landing

Nearly a half century ago, Houstonians joined millions across the world in witnessing a landmark event: the Apollo 11 moon landing.

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