Catholic Charities to Hold Virtual Poverty Summit during Poverty Awareness Month

Poverty has many faces. It could be a single mother whose hours were cut short during the COVID-19 pandemic. It could be a family whose primary wage earner was furloughed. It could be a neighbor who has experienced a catastrophic medical problem that wiped out their savings. Catholic Charities will host a virtual event to […]

How to help families impacted by tornadoes

Our prayers are with families impacted by the tremendous destruction from tornadoes in parts of Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky and elsewhere. Here in Houston, we are no stranger to disaster. We know firsthand that both the short and long term needs are great, and that it takes a generous, compassionate community to help those […]

Catholic Charities Presents Charity in Action Awards

Each year, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston shines a light on special people and groups who give their time, talent and treasure through service and support by presenting the Charity in Action Awards in three categories: to a parish, a group, and to individual volunteers. St. Cecilia Catholic Church was honored for its […]

Wine and Dine Dinner Raises More Than $500,000 for Catholic Charities

The 2021 Wine and Dine Dinner was a huge success! This unique dinner created by The Revaire’s Executive Chef Ryan Bouillet and Sommelier Tara Maguire, was truly a culinary and wine experience like no other! With a filled ballroom of family and friends, we were able to raise more than $500,000 for Catholic Charities programs! […]

You Help a Mom Who Cares for Many

Samantha has her hands full, and then some. She takes care of her parents – both in their 80s – as well as her teenaged son, and helps raise her two small grandchildren. She often feels overwhelmed by the challenges she faces.  So many people depend on her, but she doesn’t have a job. Shortly […]

Your Support Allows Women Veterans to Tell Their Stories

“So much of our future lies in preserving our past.” – Peter Westbrook Participants in the Women Veteran Programs will have a chance to share their story – good, bad or otherwise – in The Library of Congress Veterans History Project in the coming months. The project, sponsored by U.S. Congressman Troy E. Nehls, is […]

You Are Helping a Father Support His Family

Just before the United States withdrawal from Afghanistan and the subsequent Taliban takeover, A.J., his wife and three children fled the country. A little over a month after living in Kabul and working as a plumber, A.J. is now on a path toward employment in America. Because of donors like you, the transition to a […]

Honors for Dr. Thomas E. Randle, Recently Retired Superintendent of Lamar Consolidated ISD, at Fort Bend’s Mamie George Community Center Gala

Event Commemorated Center’s 10th Anniversary Gratitude was the theme as friends and donors gathered for the annual Mission of Love Gala, benefiting the Mamie George Community Center (MGCC), the Fort Bend location for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.  The event celebrated MGCC’s 10th anniversary of service to Fort Bend County residents. “We are […]

They Helped Us. We Can Help Them.

Afghan refugee Samira* was just a child when the Taliban first came to her town. Her family fled to Pakistan and, after returning to Afghanistan, Samira later worked for a corporation contracted with the U.S. Defense Department.  Surrounded by danger, she applied for a special immigrant visa (SIV) to come to the United States. Samira’s […]