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September 24, 2019

21 years after Mitch, Archdiocese still walks with Honduras diocese

After Hurricane Mitch, the second-deadliest Atlantic hurricane, struck Honduras in 1998, the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston joined the other 14 Texas dioceses in adopting the six Honduran dioceses to offer humanitarian, pastoral and financial relief.

September 24, 2019

Steps for Students 5K marks 15 years running

Steps for Students 5K Run/Walk fundraiser for Catholic school education is celebrating its quinceañera this coming year. Growing the past 15 years from a small race to now with more than 12,000 runners in downtown Houston in the shadows of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Steps for Students is set for Feb. 15.

September 24, 2019

Reaching out to Hispanic Catholics, including youth — the present and future of the Church

When considering the number of Catholics 29 years old and younger that live in the Houston Metropolitan area, 80% are of Hispanic or Latino descent with the majority born in the United States. To reach this “young Church” with the Good News of Jesus Christ requires a new perspective and collaboration between many avenues.

September 24, 2019

Month of Mission: We are a mission on this Earth

This October, Pope Francis has invited the Church to celebrate an Extraordinary Missionary Month to mark the 100th anniversary of Pope Benedict XV’s apostolic letter Maximum Illud on the activity of missionaries in the world. Its message about the centrality of mission to our lives as Christians and the life of the Church remains timely.

September 24, 2019

HENRITZE: The Road to Emmaus - A model of accompaniment

What are you willing to change to become a more mature disciple of Jesus Christ?

September 24, 2019

Parish growth prompts Houston church renovations, Kingwood chapel construction

Parishioners at Houston’s Assumption Catholic Church and St. Martha Catholic Church in Kingwood are rejoicing after welcoming their new worship spaces.

September 24, 2019

New book offers faith-based strategies to teach learners with disabilities

Charleen Katra and John Barone believe that everyone can learn. But they also realize that those who teach are sometimes challenged by those who learn differently.

September 24, 2019

SAMUELS: Ex-slave, first African-American Catholic priest in U.S. moves toward sainthood

Father Reginald Samuels, vicar for Catholics of African Descent, reflects on his 10th anniversary of his priesthood in the Archdiocese and the beatification process of Augustus Tolton, the first African-American priest in the U.S.

September 24, 2019

Annual Firefighters Mass honors dedicated men and women

The Archdiocese will thank and pray for all firefighters dedicated to protecting the lives of residents and their property at the Annual Archdiocesan Firefighters Mass set for 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13.

September 24, 2019

Kingwood parish keeps 'unshakable' faith after Imelda hits Houston, Beaumont

135 days later, St. Martha Catholic School flooded again.

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