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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

January 24, 2017

A ‘Super’ reflection: Make all who come to Mass feel welcome

On Feb. 4, all eyes will be on Houston as the 51st installment of the Super Bowl will take place in our great city! In most years, it is the most watched television program and people who don’t pay attention to football all year long will be watching this game.

January 24, 2017

The Holy Name and hurting hearts

One of the many things I love about the Catholic Church is that we know how to celebrate. The whole liturgical year is series of feasts and solemnities celebrating the good things that God has done for His people.

January 24, 2017

Houston faithful sponsor for Chinese clergy formation, at a critical time of Vatican-China negotiation

Days before Christmas, a group of Church leaders from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston gathered together to celebrate the first steppingstone of Father Yifu Lyu: The successful completion of his nearly a year-long English intensive program.

January 24, 2017

‘Spirituality of Communion’ begins with working together

“The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few.” — Matthew 9:37. What overwhelmed pastor, cleric, church staffer or lay minister hasn’t heard themselves utter this lament, when even Jesus, moved to pity by the crowds that followed Him, acknowledged this

January 24, 2017

Galveston-Houston college students seek Christ in San Antonio

Three days after the world changed calendars, 13,000-plus young adult attendees converged upon Central Texas for SEEK 2017, coming from as far as Austria, Ireland and as close as Houston.

January 24, 2017

Ahead of Super Bowl, Catholic school students team up share gifts with needy

Everything is bigger in Texas, and now everything is super in Houston in 2017.

January 24, 2017

Present! 18 permanent deacons are ordained into Archdiocese

From all walks of life, 18 men share a common bond in faith and willingness to serve the Archdiocese. On Jan. 14, they exclaimed “Present” as their names were called and were ordained as permanent deacons at a ceremony presided by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, along with Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz and Bishop Brendan Cahill of the Diocese of Victoria.

January 23, 2017

CHI St. Luke hosts event to educate health care professionals about human trafficking

As part of their national Human Trafficking Awareness Month initiatives, CHI St. Luke’s is hosting an event in hopes of bringing awareness to and educating medical professions about the widespread health-related consequences of trafficking and the warning signs they should be aware of.

January 10, 2017

V Encuentro: A great adventure for young people

Perhaps many of you have already heard of the Fifth National Encuentro of Hispanic/Latino Ministry.

January 10, 2017

Preparing Black shepherds for the rank of bishop

Recently at a gathering, some fellow brother deacons observed that we need some more Black bishops. I have been grappling with this concept for quite some time, and I made my thoughts and feelings publicly known to those within the Episcopal ranks of the Church in the United States.

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