The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

November 13, 2018

Texas Catholic Herald wins six international press awards

The Texas Catholic Herald won several journalism awards at the 2018 Catholic Media Conference in June, including two first-place awards and a third-place “Writer of the Year” award, at the Catholic Press Association (CPA) 2018 Press Awards Ceremony in Green Bay, Wis.

November 13, 2018

Education Briefs: Archdiocesan high school students earn national Hispanic recognition; Duchense wins field hockey state championship

Archdiocesan high school students earn national Hispanic recognition; In Sports: Field hockey team wins Duchesne’s first-ever team state championship

November 13, 2018

St. John Paul II celebrates third National Blue Ribbon School award

St. John Paul II Catholic School was recently named one of the best in the nation by the U.S. Department of Education, becoming the first and only elementary school in Houston, public or private, to win three National Blue Ribbon School Awards.

October 23, 2018

Family celebrates triple vocation blessings of a bishop, priest and seminarian

Triple blessings are upon a Houston-based family celebrating a bishop, a priest and a seminarian among their members. Bishop Oscar Cantú, about to turn 52, was recently welcomed as coadjutor bishop of San José, California. His family traveled to witness his installation, including his nephews Father Nicolas Ramirez and Jacob Ramirez, a seminarian studying at St. Mary’s Seminary in Houston.

October 23, 2018

Archdiocesan celebration, Serra club honor clergy, religious

Two celebrations honor clergy and men and women religious for their years of service, dedication

October 23, 2018

Adoption, foster care options for those with love to spare

David Scotton, a 24-year-old law school student in Louisiana, recently met his biological mother, who decided at the last minute while at an abortion clinic not to take his life. He was among a panel of speakers on adoption and foster care Oct. 12 hosted by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church’s Monsignor Jamail Family Center.

October 23, 2018

5 Minutes with Father Richard McNeillie

Newly appointed director of the Office of Vocations, Father Richard McNeillie shares about his upbringing and journey to the priesthood and his current ministry in helping others discern their own vocation.

October 23, 2018

Collaboration with parishes helps foster lifelong vocations

With a vision for every person in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston to prayerfully discern and joyfully discover their vocation, the Office of Vocations has found that collaboration with individual parishes is the most effective at fostering lifelong vocations.

October 23, 2018

Cardinal DiNardo: Call to follow Jesus includes call to embrace the cross

Cardinal DiNardo addresses entire Synod of Bishops

October 23, 2018

Missions: Helping the poorest of the poor rebuild

Hurricane Harvey hit Southeast Texas a year ago, breaking all-time U.S. rain records and damaging 135,000 homes in the Houston area. Following the flooding associated with the hurricane, many parishes in the Archdiocese organized teams that “mucked out” homes.

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