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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

April 14, 2020

Despite pandemic, ‘grace is flowing no matter what,” Houston priest says

At St. Joseph and St. Stephen parishes, Father Victor Perez works to minister to his parishioners.

April 14, 2020

Archdiocesan agencies lead efforts to provide social, medical services

In addition to the many social services provided at parishes, Archdiocesan agencies continue to actively provide needed assistance to thousands throughout Galveston-Houston.

April 14, 2020

Love in the time of coronavirus: Couple marries in Richmond parish before state-wide shutdown

On March 24, the eve of the Solemnity of the Annunciation, Annie and Roberto Vasquez joined their hands in marriage at St. John Fisher Catholic Church in Richmond. It wasn’t what they planned, but Annie still walked down the aisle, wearing a gorgeous white lace wedding dress and carrying light-colored roses.

April 14, 2020

In addition to the Sacraments, a ‘plenitude’ of grace still available, Texas Medican Center-area priest says

At St. Vincent de Paul parish in Houston near the Texas Medical Center, Father David Hust, joined Father Perez in offering his priestly ministry in extraordinary ways.

April 14, 2020

A message in hope and solidarity

Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza, Pastor William A. Lawson and Rabbi Sam Karff, who have been regularly honored for their interfaith ministries, wrote an editorial that was published April 3 in the Houston Chronicle.

April 14, 2020

CHI St. Luke’s Health among hospitals offering medical and spiritual care

While doctors and nurses at Houston’s Catholic-based hospitals of CHI St. Luke’s Health work non-stop for patients suffering from COVID-19, the certified chaplains are busy responding to patients’ families requesting to see patients at least virtually.

April 14, 2020

Catholic schools innovate daily to continue teaching thousands amid pandemic

Across the Archdiocese, learning continues for Catholic school students and teachers, even if it is being done from a virtual classroom

April 14, 2020

Archdiocesan communications efforts work to ‘Meet people where they are’

Secretariat works to provide timely news, important updates

April 14, 2020

New Family Life Ministry director looks to ‘walk together’ with local faithful

Ricardo Medina, the new director of the Family Life Ministry, recently shared a vision of what he hopes his office’s programs will offer to the faithful of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

April 14, 2020

Dancing DFW family brings viral joy amid lockdowns

When health officials recommended self-isolation to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Ali Hoffman and her parents Michael and Michele found themselves quarantined in their Fort Worth-area home.

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