|The Catholic Charismatic Center
of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
|We are dedicated to bringing all people to the full life of
Jesus Christ and His Church through the empowerment of the
|The Mission Statement of the Catholic Charismatic Center:
|Bishop John L. Morkovsky founded the Catholic Charismatic
Center in 1972. He appointed Fr. Richard E. Paulissen, M.M.
as Director. The Center was originally housed in the old St.
Nicholas High School building and remained there for 27
years. The new Center, located at 1949 Cullen was
completed in May of 1996. A large number of Catholics
attend Mass and participate in the numerous pastoral
ministries. It also serves as a meeting place for conferences
and a spiritual Center for all Catholic groups in the
Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston with a special outreach to
the prayer groups/assemblies of this Archdiocese.
|The Companions of the Cross, a society of priests from
Ottawa, Canada, assumed the leadership of the Center in
September of 1999 when Fr. Richard E. Paulissen retired. Fr.
Francis Frankovich became the new Director with Fr. Ed
Wade and Fr. Sean Wenger as his associates. Then in June
of 2005, Fr. Michael Scherrey was appointed director of the
|" My Temple will be called a house of prayer for the people of
all nations." Isaiah 56:7
|Catholic Charismatic Center Cornerstone: