The theme Pope Francis chose for the 2016 World Day of Prayer for Vocations, which is held on Good Shepherd Sunday each year, is “The Church, Mother of Mercy.” During this Extraordinary Year of Mercy, the Holy Father urges all the faithful to assume their responsibility for the care and discernment of vocations through continued prayer and support of the Church.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) are working together with parishes in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston to offer emergency relief and recovery for our neighbors in need who have been impacted by the recent flooding.
Ariella Ortega realizes her Catholic school education shaped her into the person she is today. Just as notably, the senior at Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory acknowledges the sacrifices her parents made to make that experience a reality.
From new outreach projects, prayer services, formation programs and ministry ideas, the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy is inspiring many parishes across the Archdiocese to be creative and ambitious in witnessing God’s steadfast love in their communities.
Following more than six decades of educating Catholic school students — as well as teachers and administrators — Sister Charles Anne Solomon, O.P., is retiring at the end of the current academic year. The associate superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese has served in the Catholic Schools Office (CSO) for the past 7 years.
The Prayer Breakfast is set for Thursday, July 28, at 7:30 a.m. at the Hilton Americas, located at 1600 Lamar St., Houston. Bishop Michael J. Sis, the sixth bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Angelo, is set to be the keynote speaker.
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.