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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

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

October 8, 2019

Latino Church called to lead: Parish leaders brave Imelda floods for Hispanic ministry conference

The U.S. Church can be led by Latino Catholics, a director of cultural diversity with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) told about 250 primarily Hispanic lay ministers, deacons and priests at the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Hispanic Ministry Conference Sept. 21.

October 8, 2019

Offering ex-offenders a ‘hand up’ for a new lease on life

Men and women newly released from incarceration, if left unaided, could eventually return to a life of violence and crime on the streets to survive, possibly even returning to prison. By providing the compassionate love of Christ through a “hand up” approach instead of giving them a “hand out,” they can make a better transition back into society and lead productive lives as citizens.

October 8, 2019

In Brief: Czech deacons, events and more

Four transitional deacons from the Czech Republic visit Texas, Black Catholic administrators conference unites with Imelda victims, and annual motorcycle 'Nun Run' set for Oct. 29

October 8, 2019

A smart dozen: 12 seniors named National Merit semifinalists

12 high school seniors in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston were named semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship program.

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