The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston invites you to share your blessings in support of the many efforts of this local Church.

Giving Opportunities:

Our area has endured several recent disasters and recovery from these events requires a unified effort. We need your help. Your donation will support the recovery and rebuilding of Catholic parishes, schools, and will strengthen ministries helping those in need through our Catholic social service agencies. Thank you for your prayers and your generosity.

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The Diocesan Services Fund (DSF) is Cardinal’s annual appeal inviting everyone across the Archdiocese to come together and provide support for essential ministries and programs that serve the religious, spiritual and human needs of thousands in our community. Catechetical programs, hospital and prison ministries, programs for the aging and youth and many more are made possible by the generous support of people like you!  The campaign ends December 31st.

For more information contact us at (713) 659-5461 or email us at

Create an enduring legacy using charitable gift planning techniques to support the work of the Archdiocese and its parishes, schools, and ministries. Click here to begin planning

Stock Gifts: To transfer a gift of securities submit a completed LETTER OF INTENT form to your broker, and to assure that your gift will be properly identified and applied to your intended purpose please send a copy to the Archdiocese.
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IRA Gifts: To transfer an IRA gift, submit a completed LETTER OF INTENT form to your account manager, and to assure that your gift will be properly identified and applied to your intended purpose please send a copy to the Archdiocese.
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Want to increase or even double your gift to the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston? Many companies and corporations match charitable gifts made by their employees.Find out if your company has matching gift program by contacting your human resources department. 

Here is some information you will need in order for your gift to be matched:

Legal Name: Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston or Catholic Diocese of Galveston-Houston 
Mailing Address: 1700 San Jacinto Street, Houston, TX 77002
EIN Number: 74-6018777

For questions please contact the Archdiocesan Development Department at 713-652-4417.

Your gift to the IGNITE Capital Campaign will help us to ensure the effective communication and living of our Catholic faith across the Archdiocese for years to come by providing much-needed funds for individual parish needs, faith formation endowments, Catholic school education endowments, and repairs and new buildings at St. Mary's Seminary.

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Give to the St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica Restoration Fund today!

Your gift to the St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica Restoration Fund will help us complete repairs and restoration of this historic mother church of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. 

St. Mary’s has endured many storms since it was built in 1847.  The interior of the church was renovated after Hurricane Ike in 2008 and reopened in 2014. 

The current project addresses needed exterior and structural repairs and restoration of the St. Mary, Star of the Sea statue.

St. Mary's Seminary, where young men are awakened to and willingly heed Christ's call to follow Him. Donations help to cover the cost of education, housing, and preparation for the priesthood for seminarians.

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Your gift to the Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Priest Retirement Residence Fund provides for the futures of our Fathers, men who have given their lives in priestly service to the Church. This endowment fund ensures that our Priests will always have a home here in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston with their brother Priests and their archdiocesan family.

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"A Pattern of Hope" Gala Luncheon Benefiting Catholic Schools supports the COVID Relief Fund for Catholic Schools created to provide tuition assistance scholarships and fund educational technology enhancements crucial to support remote learning in the schools. Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 at The Junior League of Houston from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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The need for an education that is affordable, accessible and available for families extends beyond the boundaries of the CROSS Academies and the Scholarship for Catholic Elementary Schools was created to provide support for students in all other campuses. A gift to this fund will ensure that students in schools across all socioeconomic lines throughout the archdiocese have the opportunity to experience the transformative gift of a Catholic education.

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C.R.O.S.S. Academies: Please give these students the invaluable gift of a Catholic education by investing in their future and the future of our community.

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Your gift to the Cardinal's Circle will enable the C.R.O.S.S. Academies of the  Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston to maintain a standard of excellence. In addition to tuition assistance, your gift will enable us to meet the other challenges in education today: competitive teacher salaries, classroom technology, and provide for a safe environment.

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The Annual Steps for Students 5K Run/Walk benefits the 58 Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.  This exciting event is an opportunity for all members of our faith community to come together to support the education of mind, heart, and spirit.  Your donation helps provide the foundation for our students to become the leaders of tomorrow.

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Development Office

Michael Schillaci, Director of Development