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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

December 14, 2021

Bishops encouraged to be creative as synodal process begins

The synodal process the church is entering into is meant to show that "no one is unimportant in this time of listening," Bishop Daniel E. Flores of Brownsville told his fellow bishops gathered for their annual fall general assembly.

December 14, 2021

Legion of Mary celebrates a century of Marian prayer, faith

Members of the Legion of Mary gathered for a special Mass celebrated by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo on Sept. 11 to mark the group’s 100th anniversary since its founding in France 100 years ago by Servant of God Frank Duff.

December 14, 2021

TOROK: A season of hope, prayer for families

Advent is the season of hope in the Lord -- but how can we embrace this season as a family?

December 14, 2021

MILLARE: Praying for the souls in Purgatory

Why do we Catholics pray for the dead?

December 14, 2021

GARCIA-LUENSE: An Advent to pause, wait and prepare

In the age of same-day shipping, Advent may be a challenge to pause, wait and prepare our minds and hearts, as well as our homes, for Christmas.

December 14, 2021

POMETTO: How to avoid mutiny - The Synod on Synodality

The upcoming Synod is a reflection of Pope Francis's desire for the Church to always listen to the people of God, Pometto writes.

November 23, 2021

Annunciation vigil speaks hope in wake of AstroWorld tragedy

Annunciation Catholic Church in downtown Houston opened its doors as a place of peace and refuge to host a prayer vigil on Nov. 7 to pray for and honor the souls of the people who died during a fatal crowd surge at a Houston music festival Nov. 5.

November 23, 2021

Our Lady of Guadalupe festival dances on a smaller scale Dec. 5

With many church events resuming since parishioners have received COVID-19 vaccines, the festival for Our Lady of Guadalupe is gearing back up Dec. 5 with excited organizers and Aztec dancers preparing to celebrate.

November 23, 2021

It’s back! Steps for Students race returns for in-person run

One of the largest events in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston returns as an in-person event. In its 17th year, Steps for Students is a celebratory race where the Archdiocese’s Catholic schools to raise funds while also uniting people across the Archdiocese in downtown Houston in support of Catholic education.

November 23, 2021

East and West drawn together in fellowship, faith

The Western Rite met with the Eastern Rite at a unique encounter at St. Peter’s Syro-Malankara Catholic Church in Stafford on Oct. 31.

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