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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

April 7, 2015

Archdiocesan youth seek deeper spiritual experience

Energizing our youth regarding faith isn’t always easy. However when a group of young people take it upon themselves to expand their spiritual development, the process flourishes almost on its own. Students at Kingwood High School did just that by forming a Christian club, F+SHS (Father plus Son and Holy Spirit), with the purpose of sharing their faith with like-minded individuals.

April 7, 2015

Lifelong faith formation promotes conscious, active faith lives

To create living, conscious and active faith lives, the Catholic Church believes it is the combined responsibility of parents, Catholic schools and parishes to provide lifelong formation opportunities. Because the parish is the primary experience of the Church for most Catholics, it becomes the preeminent place for the catechesis of adults, youth and children. (National Directory for Catechesis, 60).

April 7, 2015

Archbishop Fiorenza honored at annual CHRISTUS luncheon

CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare honored Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza, D.D., with their Legacy award at their 11th annual awards luncheon March 24 at the Hilton Americas – Houston.

April 7, 2015

Catholic Advocacy Day 2015: ‘Faith calls us to citizenship – not partisanship’

More than 3,000 Catholics from across the state descended upon the 84th Texas Legislature on March 24 for this year’s Catholic Advocacy Day to voice support or opposition to more than 300 pending bills that affect the quality and dignity of life for all walks of life in between conception and natural death.

April 7, 2015

Annunciation celebrates 145 years of bringing Jesus to the faithful

On Sunday, March 22, Annunciation Catholic Church in Downtown Houston celebrated the closing of its 145th year of carrying out the Great Commission given by Christ found in Matthew 28.

March 25, 2015

Fish fries serve up home cooking, fellowship

“Our lead fish chef begins preparing the farm-raised catfish and we have some volunteers begin the breading,” said Kevin Bradford, Knights of Columbus Council 12955 Grand Knight. “We use a special blend of breading and seasonings to make our catfish taste delicious. After the oil in the fryers is to temperature, we begin frying the fish, fries, hush puppies and breaded shrimp.” The deliciousness hopping into the fryer that Bradford is talking about is at St. Edith Stein Catholic Church in Katy.

March 24, 2015

Cardinal encourages leaders at Vocations Expo gathering

When Archdiocesan leaders gathered at St. Mary Seminary for the 2015 Vocations Expo, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo looked at the Archdiocese's past to inform the future of vocations.

March 24, 2015

Conference helps couples build domestic Church

The Office of Family Life Ministry and the John Paul II Foundation for Life and Family are hosting a conference to empower couples to embrace a vibrant spiritual life in their marriage and family.

March 24, 2015

Co-Cathedral promotes service through Caritas Day

Be a "Fashionista" organizing clothing donations for runaway youth, or be "Chef for a Day" helping to assemble nutritious meals for children struggling with food insecurities — these are just a couple of the activities volunteers will be doing on Saturday, March 28, when they participate in the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart's fourth annual day of service known as Caritas Day.

March 24, 2015

Record number enters local Catholic churches as Triduum begins in Houston

During the Easter Triduum next week, parishes across the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston celebrate the Easter Vigil during which they will welcome more than 2,350 people into the Catholic Church.

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