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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

June 14, 2016

Economic, political unrest challenges San José Clinic legacy

San José Clinic has provided healthcare to low-income families since it was established 94 years ago by Monsignor George Walsh who, following in the Church’s tradition of social justice, joined with the group that went on to become the Charity Guild of Catholic Women with the hope of breaking down barriers to care. Together, they created a mission that continues to provide healthcare to those in need today.

June 14, 2016

‘Reawaken mercy’ the focus of Café Catholica

Thousands of young adults from across the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are invited to attend Café Catholica, an annual summer young adult speaker series sponsored by the Archdiocese. The events, hosted by the Young Adult and Campus Ministry Office, will be held on three Mondays in July at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church located at 6800 Buffalo Speedway in Houston.

June 14, 2016

Cardinal DiNardo recognizes kids art, writing contest winners

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo recognized winners of the Archdiocesan Children’s Year of Mercy Art and Writing Contest at a gathering May 26 at the Downtown Chancery.

June 14, 2016

Prayer Breakfast gathers the faithful to encounter God

The Prayer Breakfast is set for Thursday, July 28, at 7:30 a.m. at the Hilton Americas, located at 1600 Lamar St., Houston. Bishop Michael Sis, sixth bishop of the Diocese of San Angelo, is set to be the keynote speaker.

June 14, 2016

Quilt show weaves tapestry of faith in historic painted church

On a spring weekend in April, 190 hand-stitched quilts draped over the pews of St. Mary, forming a colorful exhibit of needle and thread that stitched together stories of fabric and faith. An estimated 1,600 people entered the historic Painted church’s doors to see the quilts on display, according to Lorraine Nilson, one of the show’s several lead volunteers.

June 14, 2016

Cardinal: 'Overflow in joy' builds up the five men ordained to the priesthood

After many years of discernment, prayer and faith formation, five seminarians from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston were ordained into the priesthood on Saturday, June 4.

June 14, 2016

Adoration, concerts to call faithful to worship

Cielo Abierto is a Catholic mission of evangelization through music and preaching, which brings together singers and adorers from Latin America and the U.S. in one place; this time, and for the third consecutive year, in Houston.

May 24, 2016

The cost of compassionate care for elders — priceless

Continually rising healthcare costs that many seniors cannot afford with their resources are not standing in the way of one ministry that is focused on caring for elders with the compassion of Christ.

May 24, 2016

Winning artists capture Pope’s message

‘Merciful like the Father’ theme of Archdiocesan art contest

May 24, 2016

Hispanic missions group feeds hungry in Senegal

The mission group Conquistando las Naciones Para Cristo, which is “Conquering the Nations for Christ” in English, took about 160 missionaries to Senegal, Africa, to do the work that had been put on their hearts.

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