The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

December 24, 2019

Viva! Our Lady of Guadalupe feast day celebrated at churches, downtown

Enjoying a beautiful December morning of mild temperatures and blue skies, hundreds of costumed dancers swirled about on downtown Houston streets honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day and her Son Jesus.

December 24, 2019

Homeless who died on Houston streets remembered in memorial service

The names ring out, a diverse mix of African-American, Anglo, Hispanic and other ethnicities. The main commonality was “our mortality,” said interfaith religious leaders about the 105 homeless men and women who died in the streets of Houston in 2019.

December 24, 2019

‘kNOw Poverty Summit’ speaker shows poor majority – white women with children

Donna Beegle grew up in poverty with her family subsisting on migrant labor work and temporary minimum-wage jobs. She exemplified the majority of Americans on food stamps — white women with children. Now she has her doctorate in educational leadership, trying to educate a public who mistakenly believe the misconception that blacks and Hispanics are those mostly on welfare.

December 24, 2019

YACM initiative moves young adult Catholics from pew to evangelization

The Office of Young Adult and Campus Ministry (YACM) recently graduated 25 young adults from its new evangelization initiative program.

December 24, 2019

Financial aid helps rebuild physical, spiritual life of poor parishes in the Archdiocese

By continually doing good works and generously sharing resources with those in need, the faithful in the Archdiocese assist thousands of people each year, including those served by poorer parishes and schools that lack funding for significant building and property repair.

December 20, 2019

A Cathedral Christmas - Mass Schedule 2019

Find Christmas and New Year's Mass times for the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston and for the historic St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica in Galveston.

December 10, 2019

150 years on, St. Joseph is still new: New Waverly parish marks historic milestone anniversary

Like an intricately hand painted Polish ‘pisanka’ egg, the history of St. Joseph Catholic Church in New Waverly is intertwined with the history of Polish immigration to Texas. That 150-year history, a legacy that illuminates the story of the Catholic Church in Texas, was recognized at a sesquicentennial anniversary Mass celebrated by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo in the first week of Advent on Dec. 1.

December 10, 2019

Sponsors, families step up for Steps for Students 5K

Sponsors supporting Steps for Students 5K run/walk range from longtime CHRISTUS Foundation for Healthcare to new businesses like Happy Life Designs created by a mother with help from her two daughters.

December 10, 2019

Parish roadmap to join the mission of the universal Church — To become one with Christ

In 2012, as the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston continued to grow in numbers and diversity, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo called for a roadmap to promote active involvement and collaboration by the faithful throughout the Archdiocese to achieve the mission of the Universal Church — to be one with Christ.

December 10, 2019

Galveston-Houston’s Charleen Katra tapped to lead NCPD as executive director

The National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD), the organization that represents and advocates for 15 million U.S. Catholics with disabilities, selected Charleen Katra, MAPS, as its executive director, effective Dec. 1. She succeeds outgoing executive director, Janice Benton, ofs, who is retiring this month after more than 37 years with NCPD.

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