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September 26, 2023

1,565 years of faithful dedication: Nearly 40 priests, religious to celebrate Jubilee anniversaries

The Jubilee Mass for priests, religious brothers and sisters celebrating their anniversaries of 60, 50 and 25 years of service is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 8, at 3 p.m. at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart at 1111 St. Joseph Pkwy. in downtown Houston.

September 26, 2023

Dedicating his life for more than 50 years in Guatemalan mission

Father Joseph Perez, a Houston native, left the city in 1971 as a fresh-faced, newly ordained young diocesan priest for mission work in Guatemala, helping the poor build better lives.

September 26, 2023

Nurturing the ministry of ‘brother priests’ to live happy, healthy and holy lives

In the heart of the Archdiocese, a strong foundation of unwavering support and commitment to its priests exists, guiding them through the intricacies of their calling while ensuring they remain in good spiritual, mental and physical health along the journey.

September 26, 2023

Czech deacons tour Archdiocese and find the ‘openness’ of Texas faith, support for vocations

Three transitional deacons from the Czech Republic visited Texas, taking in both the local culture and Liturgies during the summer season.

September 26, 2023

PEREZ: Eucharistic Revival - What the kids of today urgently need - Part 2

Mass helps us remember our true identity when the world wants to make us reduce our humanity, take on a superficial identity and judge ourselves from the outside looking in.

September 26, 2023

WYD pilgrims reunite to remember Lisbon’s ‘miracles’

In an effort to ensure the experience that young pilgrims had at World Youth Day (WYD) in Lisbon in August didn’t stay in Portugal, Auxiliary Bishop Italo Dell’Oro, CRS, hosted a reunion for some 40 pilgrims on Sept. 16 at St. Dominic Center in Houston.

September 26, 2023

NGUYEN: What’s your attitude at Mass?

Every time there is an earthly Liturgy or Mass, we share in a foretaste of the heavenly Liturgy.

September 26, 2023

MCNEILLIE: Altar Serving - The Vocations ‘Farm System’

Altar serving has a critical role to play in vocations to the priesthood. For decades, studies have shown that around 70% of priests were once altar servers. It’s the one pre-seminary activity that they have most in common.

September 26, 2023

As entire Ulma family is beatified in Poland, pope hails them as ‘ray of light in the darkness’

In one of the most significant moments in Polish post-war history, the Ulma family was beatified in Markowa on Sept. 10

September 12, 2023

Called by name: Galveston-Houston pilgrims trek to Lisbon for World Youth Day 2023

Led by Angela Pometto, director of the Office of Young Adult and Campus Ministry for the Archdiocese (YACM), and Thalia Romero, YACM associate director, the Archdiocesan group of 311 Texas pilgrims was one of more than 1,300 groups comprised of more than 28,600 pilgrims from across the U.S. that attended WYD in Lisbon.

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