The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

March 14, 2017

The Cardinal’s Circle invests in the future of Inner City Catholic Schools, communities

Founded in 2010, the mission of The Cardinal’s Circle is to help Inner City Catholic Schools maintain a standard of academic excellence in curriculum and staff. The Cardinal’s Circle also assists these 13 schools to provide tuition assistance required by a large portion of their student population.

March 14, 2017

First Church, then Rodeo: Church meets trail as Texas history trots through town

Rodeo bound, the Sam Houston Trail Ride make annual visit to Houston's St. Ambrose Catholic school

March 14, 2017

Archdiocese ready to ‘IGNITE: Our Faith, Our Mission’ to provide a legacy of faith

In 2015, a planning study was conducted in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston to assess the aging facilities of St. Mary’s Seminary and identity challenges facing our Catholic Schools and Faith Formation.

February 28, 2017

Steps for Students: a runaway success

HOUSTON — Among the massive crowd of nearly 12,500 who heard the bells of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart start to ring, Juan Ruiz, SJ, readied for the pistol to start the 2017 Steps for Students 5K Run and Walk.

February 28, 2017

Pastoral planning: One parish’s framework for making disciples

Tucked into the tall pines of The Woodlands north of Houston is Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church (SSJ). It’s the smaller of the two local parishes, but not by much. About 3,500 families call SSJ home; there are about 4,000 families at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.

February 28, 2017

In Houston-area ports, chaplains serve God’s people at sea

As modern disciples, like the first two brothers who were fisherman in the Sea of Galilee who left their nets to follow Jesus, Christians are called to be fishers of men and woman, including those who work on ships and enter ports around the world.

February 28, 2017

The journey of Lent: Figuring out the path to Easter

It is that time of year again... the beginning of our Lenten season. What to do or not to do for Lent?

February 28, 2017

Family love today through the witness of the Holy Family

Raising youth in today’s culture can be challenging in varied circumstances or situations. How many times have we heard raising children “does not come with a manual?”

February 28, 2017

Campus ministry must connect students’ faith journey from head to heart

And yet, even with the Catholic faith woven into the fabric of the university, it is still possible that a young Catholic can attend UST and not truly grow in their personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

February 28, 2017

Caregivers need support, compassion from their church community

Recently I asked my 93-year old mother if she thought of herself as a caregiver with my father. I could tell by her response that how she cared for my dad with “a few added tasks” was simply a continuation of the love and commitment that she had exercised for the past 66 years.

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