The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

September 27, 2016

Efforts swell to stop predatory loan practices

In charitable ministries the high cost of being broke every day can be seen. The same stories of debt and despair can be heard throughout the state of Texas, where virtually no regulation means thousands of Texans are trapped in the never-ending payday and auto-title lending cycle of debt.

September 27, 2016

300-plus strong, laity complete ministry program

To help empower catechists in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis (OEC) assists catechetical leaders in working towards full catechist certification to better serve their parish communities.

September 27, 2016

Protecting, nurturing human life at every stage

As the 2016 Pro-life month begins in October, the faithful are reminded that an important missions of the Catholic Church is to protect and nurture life at every stage.

September 27, 2016

Office of Aging expanding scope to support ‘baby boom’ generation, caregivers

For more than 40 years, the Office of Aging Ministry has been responsive to the needs of older adults in parishes across the Archdiocese. But as the “baby boom” population ages, the ministry is answering this specific demand by expanding their scope and mission.

September 27, 2016

Pasadena church community honored by a pastoral visit, presented with Tepeyac Hill relic

The parish community of St. Juan Diego Catholic Church in Pasadena was honored by a visit from a special Mexican priest.

September 27, 2016

Rain or shine, youth continue to march for life

500+ to attend Houston's largest annual youth pro-life march Oct. 8

September 27, 2016

Bishops echo nationwide call for peace

For Catholics across the country, Friday, Sept. 9, was a Day of Prayer for Peace.

September 27, 2016

From Houston to Honolulu, activists fight invisible industry

Human trafficking is a nightmare for thousands of victims who endure the brutality of this modern day slavery daily in the shadows of America’s urban and rural communities.

September 27, 2016

Choirs unite for meaningful Year of Mercy concert

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September 13, 2016

Czech deacons take in local culture, liturgies during Texas visit

Three transitional deacons from the Czech Republic visited the State of Texas this summer, taking in both the local culture and liturgies.

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