The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

March 27, 2018

More than 95 years of volunteerism helps keep Houston healthy at San José Clinic

For the last 95 years, volunteers have been working alongside clinic staff to drive the continued growth and success of the charity care clinic. The value of the total volunteer support provided to the clinic last year was more than $1 million – an enormous blessing for the charity, which receives no governmental funding of any kind.

March 27, 2018

Michelangelo's Sistine wonders, others on view at MFAH

New MFAH exhibit highlights Vatican masterworks, legacy

March 27, 2018

Healing and restoring those affected by broken marriages in the Church

As petitions for a Declaration of Nullity, commonly known as annulments, continue to rise in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, ministering to the faithful in these broken marriages is the main priority of the Metropolitan Tribunal.

March 27, 2018

Holy Week crests in Paschal Triduum

With the celebration of Passion (Palm) Sunday this past weekend, the Church has begun its annual immersion into the mysteries of Holy Week. Christians around the world, from St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome to local parish churches in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are preparing to follow the Way of the Cross through the Passion, the Death and ultimately the Resurrection of the Lord.

March 27, 2018

Shepherd’s Cup ready to swing big April 18

The Galveston-Houston Knights of Columbus Charities will present Daniel Cardinal DiNardo’s tenth annual Sean and Kari Tracey’s Shepherd’s Cup Charity Golf Classic benefiting Catholic education, faith formation and St. Mary’s Seminary on Wednesday, April 18, at the Kingwood Country Club, 1700 Lake Kingwood Trail.

March 21, 2018

Texas bishops urge prayers, vigilance in wake of bombings

As police investigated a series of package explosions in central Texas that killed two people and injured four others, Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS of San Antonio and Bishop Joe Vásquez of Austin said their thoughts and prayers were with the victims and families and friends of those victimized by the explosions.

March 20, 2018

In Brief: Catholic Charities marks 75 years, World Day of Prayer for Vocations set for April 22

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a May 12 gala event and 2018 marks the 55th anniversary of the World Day of Prayer for Vocations.

March 13, 2018

CCVI sisters welcome support to renovate St. Austin’s Center

On Feb. 21, the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word (CCVI) and the CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare unveiled plans for the soon-to-be renovated St. Austin Community Center in Houston’s East End.

March 13, 2018

Journeying with families in the Texas foster system

The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops has initiated a St. Joseph’s ministry to assist parishes and families in discerning how they can care for the biological, foster and adoptive families in our state’s child welfare system.

March 13, 2018

A different kind of fast

By the time this column is published, we will be in the middle of our Lenten season. Mother Church teaches us that our journey through Lent should include fasting, prayer and almsgiving. My decisions regarding prayer and almsgiving are no-brainers for me. But this year, I struggle with the fasting portion of this trio.

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