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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

February 7, 2016

Gratitude, reconciliation and service focus of couples’ conference

If attendance at last year’s first couples’ conference “Together in Holiness” is anything to go by, would-be participants shouldn’t wait until the last minute to sign up.

February 7, 2016

New Evangelization focuses on ‘living the message, practicing the faith’

Based on the foundation to “make disciples of all nations” (Matt 28:19), evangelization is both a universal mission and a call for each individual to respond in faith.

February 7, 2016

Fifth-annual Caritas Day gains new meaning during ‘Year of Mercy’

Give “A Million Thanks” and create special cards of gratitude to those serving in the U.S. military, or assemble “Jars of Joy,” activity jars for homeless, immigrant and refugee children — these are just a couple of the activities volunteers will be doing on Saturday, Feb. 27, when they participate in the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart’s fifth-annual day of service known as Caritas Day.

February 7, 2016

Four ways to have a more faithful, more merciful Lent

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10 — a day of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. At Mass, a cross of ashes is place on the foreheads of Catholics to replicate an ancient penitential practice and symbolizes our dependence upon God’s mercy and forgiveness, according to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).

February 7, 2016

DSF 2016: ‘His Mercy Endures Forever’ for more than 50 years

As the Diocesan Services Fund (DSF) reaches its 50th anniversary this year, the continued commitment to stewardship by the faithful of the Archdiocese demonstrates that God’s mercy endures forever.

January 24, 2016

Catholic Charities equips others to better their own lives

The mission of Catholic Charities for over 70 years has been about providing God’s love and forgiveness to people of all ages and walks of life. To help people in need to create better lives for themselves and their families.

January 24, 2016

UST/Archdiocesan Essay Contest reveals key to Christ

There’s a door with no doorknob, and Christ is knocking. Yet, you already have the key to let Christ in. Explain.

January 24, 2016

Holy relics of St. Anthony of Padua to tour Archdiocese

After successful visits to America, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia, two first-class relics of St. Anthony of Padua will return to the United States for a 10-day tour of the Archdiocese from Feb. 19 to Feb. 28.

January 24, 2016

Faith, discipline help Houston runners find solid ground

When 26,000 runners took to Houston's streets for the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon, a few hundred seemed to have an extra spirited stride.

January 24, 2016

Everyone is invited to participate in Steps for Students

Steps for Students is a community event that takes place on Saturday, Feb. 20, and is comprised of a 5K Run/Walk (8 a.m.), a Post-Race party (9 a.m.) and the Steps Sunrise Mass (6:30 a.m.) at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in downtown Houston.

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