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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

March 26, 2019

MCNEILLIE: Is God calling you to be a deacon? Check with your wife first

Although most people know that discerning any vocation requires prayer, many might be surprised at Deacon Phillip’s recommendation to dialogue with one’s wife and pastor.

March 26, 2019

KATRA: Lent is a time to extend love, understanding to those with disabilities

Listening to someone’s life experiences can bring about strong emotions, especially when events are painful or difficult; similar to how our hearts are moved as we follow Christ through these 40 days of Lent.

March 26, 2019

Capturing timelessness: Annunciation debuts Houston Catholic composer Daniel Knaggs

Daniel J. Knaggs, music director at St. Martha Catholic Church in Kingwood, will debut his opus, “Ave Maria No. 15 – Domina Nostra Annunciatione” during Annunciation Catholic Church’s sesquicentennial celebrations in April.

March 26, 2019

Catholic Charities CEO joins elite list of Texas leaders

Cynthia Colbert, president and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, has been selected to join an elite network of more than 6,300 women as a member of the Leadership Texas Class of 2019.

March 12, 2019

‘United in prayer’ for healing

‘The Way of the Cross: An Evening of Prayer for Healing and Purification of the Church’ set for March 15 at Co-Cathedral, Archdiocesan parishes

March 12, 2019

Bishop Sheltz: New deacons ‘a sacramental sign of Christ’s friendship’

Archdiocese welcomes largest class of 42 permanent deacons ordained over two days

March 12, 2019

SOLD OUT: Priestly three-peat? Tickets selling out for third annual Priests vs. Seminarians Basketball Game

With the rough-and-tumble Priests vs. Seminarians Basketball game having the collars win the past two years, the younger guys in training may be out for blood this year, said organizers of the March 23 event.

March 12, 2019

Lenten CRS Rice Bowl campaign helps poor

These past three years of devastating drought in Central America have destroyed crops of corn and beans, leaving families starving and causing Guatemala to declare a state of emergency, said Catholic Relief Services officials. They are asking parishes to participate in its Lenten Rice Bowl campaign to raise funds for the “poorest of the poor."

March 12, 2019

‘It’s beautiful to be old’: Office of Aging takes to heart papal words of wisdom

When it comes to the quality of care of Americans age 65 and over, the Office of Aging Ministry of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston takes to heart the words of wisdom by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI: “It’s beautiful to be old… The quality of a society, I’d say a civilization, is judged by how well it treats its elderly.”

March 12, 2019

UST Center’s 25th anniversary breakfast celebrates multicultural Houston

Beginning the morning discussing “a way of life in the light of faith,” The University of St. Thomas (UST) Donald S. Nesti, CSSp, Center for Faith and Culture (CFC) celebrated 25 years with a breakfast on Feb. 27 at the UST Campus.

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