Debra Haney will serve as the interim Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston for the 2017-2018 academic year. She recently served the Catholic Schools Office (CSO) as Associate Superintendent.
In an effort to meet the needs of our growing Archdiocese, a planning study was conducted to identify the Church’s present day challenges of meeting the needs of St. Mary’s Seminary, as well as our Catholic Schools and Faith Formation — now and into the future.
The Texas Catholic Herald won two awards at the 2017 Catholic Media Conference June 20-23, including one first-place award and a second-place award, at the Catholic Press Association (CPA) 2017 Press Awards Ceremony in Quebec City, Canada, June 23.
Looking through the lens of the ministers who serve the incarcerated men and women in prisons and jails, one can clearly see God’s love, grace and goodness, even within the most unhealthy, unsanitary and sometimes, even brutal environments found within these walls.
Having served the Catholic community in Galveston for more than 35 years, the Franciscan Friars said farewell to Holy Family Parish during a special Mass celebrated by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo at the Galveston Island Convention Center, June 25.
When Sister Maria Faustina Kowalska of Poland was thwarted in her attempt to set up a new congregation in honor of the Divine Mercy, she wrote in her diary that Jesus told her, “My daughter, do whatever is within your power to spread devotion to My Divine Mercy. I will make up for what you lack.”
Brian Johnson, a national leader in youth ministry and director of the Archdiocesan Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization (OACE) was remembered by Catholics both in Houston and in his native Baltimore for his larger-than-life personality, his effective engagement with youth, and his impact on youth ministry at the national level.
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