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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

July 12, 2016

Mission’s spiritual support part of patients’ healing

Visiting hospital patients who are ill or hurting provides comfort, but volunteers and lay chaplains at CHI St. Luke’s Health receive special training to learn to lend a listening ear.

July 12, 2016

Faith allows light to shine through life’s storms

Joy fills the faces of participants at Jubilee Mass for the Sick and Persons with Disabilities

July 12, 2016

Newest priest for Ordinariate ordained in Houston June 29

Deacon Luke Reese was ordained to the priesthood on Wednesday, June 29, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Walsingham in Houston.

July 12, 2016

Olympic Faith: Three-time medalist, Steven Lopez rolls with the punches of Olympic life

With his back to the ground, Steven Lopez’s shoulder had popped out of its socket once again. In the middle of the bronze medal match of the 2015 Pan American Games, trainers held the three-time Olympic medalist’s arm steady, pushing the dislocated arm back into place.

June 17, 2016

Unity Explosion returns to Houston in collaboration with NPM conference

For the first time in its 40-year history, the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM) will host a national convention in Houston, July 11-16. The milestone event will also mark a historical collaboration with another conference celebrating liturgy and culture.

June 14, 2016

Inculturing the Gospel in a multicultural Church

Current data estimates that Hispanic Catholics make up about 40 percent of Catholics in the United States. In our own Archdiocese, the percentage of Hispanic Catholics as of 2010 was a staggering 69 percent and projected to rise to 78.5 percent by the year 2030.

June 14, 2016

You are not alone; there is a great resource for young adults

I would like to start by saying that the answer is no, you are not alone. There is a specific office that responds to this need for young adults. We also have the support of a team call Pastoral de Conjunto (Pascon). These are young adults who have given themselves to God through service to Pastoral Juvenil Hispana. They are young adults trained, and still carrying a continuous and comprehensive formation.

June 14, 2016

Archdiocesan Youth Council focuses on the Jubilee Year of Mercy

The Archdiocesan Youth Conference (AYC) gathers participants from all over the local Church of Galveston-Houston and is the largest evangelizing event for older adolescents annually hosted by the Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization.

June 14, 2016

Holy Land speaker explains plight of Christians in Jerusalem

What began with a prayer to God, led by Pastor of Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church Father Sean Horrigan, that the Holy Spirit would “come upon the messengers of the world to bring peace among us while bringing us closer to the land of Your Son,” led to an enlightening hour and a half discussion about the history of the Holy Land and the 5,000 Christians currently living in Jerusalem

June 14, 2016

Journey to a healthy life path after incarceration

Hour by hour, day by day, the lives of women recently released from incarceration are being saved, one step at a time, as they journey toward a healthier life path with the help of Angela House.

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