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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

September 11, 2017

Renewed efforts to protect, promote and strengthen marriages, families

Encouraged by Pope Francis’ words in his Amoris Laetitia exhortation in April 2016, the Catholic Church worldwide has renewed its dedication to protecting, promoting and strengthening marriages and families.

September 8, 2017

After Harvey, parish life still thrives at devastated Houston Black Catholic church

The 22nd week in ordinary time of the church's liturgical year has been no ordinary time for Father Martin Eke, a Missionary of St. Paul, or his parish, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Houston.

September 1, 2017

Water’s rise and fall: Harvey's wrath still felt across Gulf Coast

Throughout the Gulf Coast, from Victoria to Houston and Beaumont, rising rivers continue to threaten. But as in Corpus Christi, Victoria and Houston, Port Arthur and Beaumont both begin the recovery process as the waters begin to fall.

August 30, 2017

Prayers, aid offered amid floods as parishes grapple with Harvey

Parishes offer aid, shelter as floodwaters rise and recede across Galveston-Houston

August 28, 2017

Parishioners shocked by Harvey's devastation

With floodwater as high as 20 feet from swelling bayous and waterways, thousands of homes in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston flooded as Tropical Storm Harvey continued to batter southeast Texas Aug. 28.

August 27, 2017

WATCH: Houston priest kayaks in floodwaters, shares faith with live TV reporter

After spending the night in his truck on the highway due to rising floodwaters on the I-610 South Loop near Telephone Road, Father David Bergeron, CC, took to his kayak to explore the flooded streets around the neighborhood and try to get wine to celebrate Sunday Mass.

August 25, 2017

Galveston-Houston readies for historic hurricane, first in 10-plus years

Nearly a decade ago this month, Hurricane Rita churned through the Gulf of Mexico, aiming straight for the Texas coastline. While Houston escaped most major damage after landfall, the massive Category 3 storm brought weeks without electricity, winds more than 100 mph and mass evacuation headaches for the Greater Houston area, including Carla Martin.

August 16, 2017

Jóvenes adultos buscan ideas con fe en V Encuentro

Adultos jóvenes hispanos que fueron seleccionados por sus parroquias se reunirán el 16 de septiembre en el Quinto Encuentro Nacional de la Arquidiócesis para analizar lo que ellos necesitan de su Iglesia y lo que ellos pueden aportar a la Iglesia y a la comunidad.

August 16, 2017

Experimental treatments, decision making in the Charlie Gard case

A closer look at the issues involved in the viral story of baby Charlie Gard.

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