The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston invites you to share your blessings in support of the many efforts of this local Church. The Diocesan Services Fund (DSF) supports more than 60 ministries in the Archdiocese, many of which enhance the activities within your parish. Help us continue to spread the Good News and serve our brothers and sisters across the Archdiocese by making a gift today.
Diocesan Services Fund (DSF)
The Diocesan Services Fund is the Cardinal's annual appeal in support of the ministries of the Archdiocese.
The Cardinal's Circle
Your gift to the Cardinal's Circle will enable the Inner City Catholic Schools 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.
Supporting Excellence in Inner City Catholic Schools
Supporting Excellence in Inner City Catholic Schools: Please give these students the invaluable gift of a Catholic education by investing in their future and the future of our community.
Scholarship for Catholic Elementary Schools
The need for an education that is affordable, accessible and available for families extends beyond the boundaries of the Inner City Catholic Schools (ICCS) and the Scholarship for Catholic Elementary Schools was created to provide support for students in non-ICCS 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.
Steps for Students
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.
To register or donate to a school team, visit: https://steps4students.org/
To become a sponsor, visit: https://www.archgh.org/ways-to-give/steps-sponsor/
For marketing opportunities, visit: https://www.archgh.org/ways-to-give/steps-marketing/
St. Mary's Seminary
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.
IRA & Stock Gifts
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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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IGNITE Capital Campaign
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.
Learn more by visiting www.archgh.org/ignite
Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston's Flood Relief Fund
Our area is prone to flooding, and recovery from these events will take all our efforts. We need your help. Your donation will support the recovery and rebuilding of Catholic parishes, schools, and ministries in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, in addition to helping those in need through our Catholic social service agencies. Thank you for your prayers and your generosity.
Learn more by visiting www.archgh.org/floodrelief
St. Mary's Basilica Restoration Fund
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.