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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

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

Priests return to roots, gather for biennial convocation

More than 190 Catholic priests from around the Archdiocese gathered to reflect on the last two years of ministry and look forward to what’s next at the 2016 Priest Convocation at Moody Gardens in Galveston, May 9 to 12.

May 24, 2016

From a college campus to leading a diocese

Prayer Breakfast keynote speaker Bishop Michael J. Sis opens up about his spiritual journey

May 24, 2016

St. Joseph, St. Stephen parishes unite as ‘one community in faith’

Following almost two years of consultation and planning, the parish communities of St. Joseph and St. Stephen have come together in name and through faith.

May 24, 2016

Transitional deacons ordained May 14

The Ordination of Transitional Deacons, held Saturday, May 14, at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, brought three men a step closer to the priesthood.

May 10, 2016

The goodness of wondering: ‘Where are you going?’

As summer quickly approaches and our long desired vacation plans may soon be enjoyed, a question often asked is, “where are you going?”

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