Jul 13, 2021

Four priests ordained in faith and joy

A years-long journey culminated for four men on June 5 when the Archdiocese saw the ordination of four new priests at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.

Jul 13, 2021

'May you serve joyfully': Bishop Dell'Oro ordained as Galveston-Houston's eighth auxiliary

Sunshine illuminated the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in downtown Houston when the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston welcomed its eighth auxiliary bishop at the Mass of Ordination of Auxiliary Bishop Italo Dell’Oro, CRS, on July 2.

Jul 13, 2021

Bishop Sheltz retires after 50 years of serving the faithful of Galveston-Houston

On June 22, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz from the Office of Auxiliary Bishop of Galveston-Houston.

Jul 13, 2021

Cardinal DiNardo echoes Vatican’s call to respect seafarers’ rights

Ahead of the July 11 annual Day of Prayer for Seafarers, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo called for prayers for seafarer communities in Houston and abroad.

Jul 13, 2021

'Inventive in chaos': Religious leaders share how faith works in pandemic

Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders met for an in-person interfaith roundtable discussion on June 2 about how faith supports people in the pandemic and plays an important role in building vaccine trust.

Jul 13, 2021

$11.3 million approved for Brazoria County residents struggling with rent in pandemic

Brazoria County churches are helping residents still hurting from the pandemic’s financial fallout to apply for rental assistance through a recent $11.3 million federal grant, community leaders say.

Jul 13, 2021

IGNITE Campaign addresses much needed repairs at aging St. Mary’s Seminary

The IGNITE: “Our Faith, Our Mission” Capital Campaign, which relaunched earlier this year, continues its efforts to address the vital needs of our local Church, especially at St. Mary's Seminary.

Jul 13, 2021

Faithful are called to nurture, provide for marriage, families in the Year of St. Joseph

As the Catholic Church continues to celebrate the “Year of St. Joseph” proclaimed by Pope Francis in Dec. 2020, this beloved patron saint of the universal Church and protector of families is a reminder of the faithful’s call to diligently nurture and provide for the needs of the family of God.

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