The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

September 13, 2016

Paving the road into the New Evangelization

“I remind the lay faithful that they too are the Church, the assembly called together by Christ so as to bring his witness to the whole world." - Pope Francis

September 13, 2016

Archdiocesan celebration for Priesthood and Consecrated Life, Oct. 2

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo will offer Mass at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in honor of the clergy and religious who are 2016 jubilarians serving the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

September 13, 2016

Faith, mystery at the heart of new Martin Sheen film

Martin Sheen stars in “The Vessel,” a new film directed by Sugar Land-native Julio Quintana, which premieres at three Houston movie theaters Sept. 23. The Golden Globe-winning actor plays the role of Father Douglas Wood, a priest who finds himself counseling grieving parents after a major catastrophe strikes his small seaside village.

September 13, 2016

Centennial Mass marks birth of Claverism in Texas

Houston’s oldest Black Catholic Church honors major anniversaries of Knights, Ladies groups

September 13, 2016

Locals reflect on life, work of Mother Teresa upon canonization

The mercy and strength of Jesus Christ is exemplified in the heroic efforts and love of Blessed Mother Teresa, now St. Teresa of Calcutta.

August 16, 2016

Election: Keeping conscience protection in forefront

Our nation faces many pressing political and social decisions during this election season. While receiving significantly less media coverage than other current issues, matters of conscience protection remain of critical importance to Catholics.

August 16, 2016

Reflective Grace: A love that shines so brightly

During the summer months, I have been blessed to participate in a lot of retreats. I’ve been on retreat with high school students, engaged couples and young adults from all different backgrounds.

August 16, 2016

Pokémon Go game craze brings strangers to churches

The area I live in has seen an increase in young adults since the second week of July. How wonderful to see young people sitting in front of Our Lady to pray… no wait… everyone is on their phones… curious.

August 16, 2016

Almsgiving and the beauty of self-gift

Surrounded by busy to-do lists and personal goals, it is easy to lose ourselves in ourselves.

August 16, 2016

Laity’s role in forming the New Evangelization

“Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.” (Mt 28:19-20)

Also in this Section

View an online calendar of upcoming events held by parishes, ministries and organizations Around the Archdiocese and find out how to submit event information for upcoming issues of the Texas Catholic Herald.

Have a story idea or a news tip? Learn more about deadline dates and how to submit news and events to the Texas Catholic Herald.