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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

January 28, 2020

Steps for Students challenges parishes to go for gold in 2020

Students at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School (SVdP) don’t have a ringer in the upcoming Steps for Students 5K run on Feb. 15, but a 2020 Olympic track athlete is giving them tips as an assistant coach.

January 28, 2020

New generation of ‘motel kids’ being raised in poverty

Instead of “latch-key” children coming home from school to an empty house as both parents work, there is a new generation of “motel kids” being raised in poverty as parents try to find affordable housing.

January 28, 2020

ADAMS: Finding Jesus, Finding Truth - Junior High Youth Rally 2020

Today’s youth, known as Generation Z or I-Gen, have always grown up with smartphones, laptops and the Internet. Social media is a way of life and often at an early age. Through Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube channels, podcasts and blogs, their social circle is more than just their family, neighborhood or school community; it’s now the world.

January 28, 2020

NGUYEN: Reclaim your happiness in the new year

Google search is amazing, don’t you think? I just did a preliminary search on “ways to live a healthy and happy life” and came up with these: positive thinking, daily exercising, adequate sleeping, healthy diet, quality relationships, gratitude, meditation, etc. Let me explain further.

January 28, 2020

Quakes severely damage historic Puerto Rico convent of Fatima sisters

Since the evening of Dec. 28, 2019, Puerto Rico has been rocked by repeated tremors, earthquakes and aftershocks centered in the south and southwest parts of the island. Nearly 5,000 people were sleeping outside their homes because they felt unsafe staying indoors, afraid the houses would collapse on them.

January 28, 2020

478 confirmed on the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

478 adult Catholics from 51 parishes across the Archdiocese received the Sacrament of Confirmation when Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz celebrated a quartet of Masses on Jan. 12, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord.

January 27, 2020

Faithful called to bring greatest gifts to the Lord through 2020 DSF

The faithful in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are encouraged to bring their greatest gifts to the Lord and foster good in the local Church by contributing to 60 Diocesan Services Fund (DSF) programs.

January 27, 2020

Priests ready for re-match against seminarians at March 6 basketball game

After their first victory in three years, the St. Mary's Seminarian basketball team is out for a repeat against the priests of the Archdiocese in the upcoming March 6 Priests vs. Seminarians basketball game.

January 14, 2020

A renovated home for the holidays: St. Francis of Assisi parishioners mark second Christmas since Harvey

Cardinal DiNardo visits revived Kashmere Gardens parish as parishioners finally move back into repaired houses

January 14, 2020

Houston Catholic hospitals, clinics fight to end human trafficking

CHI St. Luke’s and San José Clinic train staff how to report human trafficking

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