Altar Food Ministry
The food brought during Mass is removed from the altar & put in a holding area (storage) for delivery to Holy Name & NAM.
Assists young adults with help if they are pregnant (counseling, testing & Lamaza classes). Office support, newsletter, layettes makeup one-to-one counseling are ways you can help.
Involves helping with the quarterly blood drives.
Interfaith partnership called by God to affirm, assist & empower the community of The Bridges Apartments through education, social programs & spiritual support - offering services to improve the community.
Casa Juan Diego/Casa Maria
Casa Juan Diego is the Catholic Worker House and Casa Maria is the clinic that provides a safe refuge, as well as medical assistance to immigrant men, women & children - help needed to distribute food & clothing.
CGS AIDS Resource Ministry
AIDS resource ministry (CGS Social Ministry department - information only)
Catholic Charities @ 713.874.6624
Funeral Food Ministry
Offers support to parishioners when a death occurs in the family. The ministry assists families by delivering food items to their home or assisting in a small reception in the church hall (if available).
Holy Name (Sister Parish)
Ministry builds bridges to connect our parish & Holy Name parish. Food ministry collects food from 3 masses each weekend & delivers it to Holy Name.
Home Savers/Private Sector Initiative
Volunteers paint & repair homes of inner city elderly residents who are economically unable to do repairs themselves.
Homebound Visitation/Eucharistic Ministry for Shut-Ins
Ministry takes Eucharist to the homebound.
Hope & Faith
Ministry sends cards to those who are ill or have a death in the family.
Ministry takes Eucharist to patients in the hospital.
Interfaith Hospitality Network
CGS provides overnight lodging, meals & assistance for families in our immediate area. The program unites us to assist the homeless gain permanent housing & employment.
Resource for the active Catholic who seeks to follow the encyclicals on Social Justice by involvement in national, state & local issues.
Life Shepherds/Shepherd's Tent
Ministry promotes awareness and action on all life issue. Housing and other supportive services provided.
Northwest Assistance Ministry
Interfaith coalition provides humanitarian services in Northwest Harris County; volunteers needed to help with various programs offered in the community.
Main Phone Number 281.885.4555
Prayer Blanket Ministry
Ministry makes prayer blankets for people who need comfort & to be covered in prayer.
Garden across from CGS where teams of garden ministers plant, weed, harvest & distribute food to our brothers & sisters at Holy Name, Casa Juan Diego & our community in need.
Social Justice Advocacy
Initiative to monitor public policies; collaborate with community representatives, social service providers & advocates; develop advocacy agendas/strategies; assemble & distribute information & communicate CGS’s interests & positions to elected officials.
Social Justice Education
Endeavors to develop & present materials & activities that remind us of our baptismal commitment & of the social principles of our Catholic tradition.
Ministry works with individuals & families in crisis involves good listening skills, communication with families & agencies & includes networking with other churches on behalf of the family in crisis. Community resource training provided.
The Gathering Place
Ministry serves families dealing with mild to moderate dementia & Alzheimer's. Monthly program seeks to help both caregiver & care partner with needed respite care - providing activities that include festive themes, music, games, simple chair exercises, guest performers & a light lunch.