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Season of Welcome

On the weekend of September 14th, the Archdiocese of San Antonio will begin "The Season of Welcome". The primary purpose of the Season of Welcome is to proclaim the saving love of Jesus Christ and to invite others to an encounter with Him in the beauty of the Mass. This New Evangelization outreach effort aims to let people know that all are WELCOME in the Catholic Church.

Pray for Peace in Iraq

My Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

This past weekend Catholics across the nation  joined their voices in prayer for peace in Iraq. Christians and other vulnerable populations in Iraq as tjeu face the destruction, burning and looting of churches, homes and businesses being threatened by the Islamic State (ISIS). 

We must continue to pray for peace in this troubled part of the world, and let your elected representatives know of your concern that humanitarian assistance reach Christians and other religious minorities who are suffering in Iraq, Syria, and other countries. Below see the prayer for peace written by Patriarch Louis Sako of Baghdad. 

Sincerely in Christ,
Archbishop Gustavo

Prayer for Peace:  (English)  (Spanish)

What's Happening

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8/19/2014-11/11/2014
Singing, Guitar and Liturgy

PASTORAL CENTER OF SAN ANTONIO ARQUIDIOCESIS 2718 W. WOODLAWN AVE.
SAN ANTONIO, TX , 78228

9/1/2014
CCSA-Cemetery Offices Closed Labor Day

Cemetery Offices Closed Labor Day
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

San Fernando Cemetery II, 746 Castroville Road; San Fernando Cemtery III, 1735 Cupples Road; Holy Cross Cemetery, 17501 Nacogdoches Road,
San Antonio,, Texas

9/3/2014
Entender la Misa [2/4]

*** Taller de tres sesiones ***
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

St Agnes 804 Ruiz Street San Antonio, TX 78207
San Antonio, TX

9/3/2014
Safe Environment Training for Adults

Abuse prevention training
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Office of Victim Assistance & Safe Environment St. Paul Community Center - Annex (small red building) 1201 Donaldson
San Antonio, TX

9/6/2014
Fundaciones en Catequesis

Carmelite Learning Center 2006 Martin Luther King Dr.
San Antonio, TX

9/6/2014
Sagrada Escritura

St. Agnes 804 Ruiz St.
San Antonio, TX

9/6/2014
San Fernando II Cemetery Monthly Mass

Mass for Our Dearly Departed
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

San Fernando II Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel, 746 Castroville Road
San Antonio, Tx

9/6/2014-9/7/2014
National Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies

Cycle 1, Course 2
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Wellspring Retreat Center, 3595 Horton Priess Road,
Blanco, Texas

A Future in Faith

(Learn about our priorities and goals.)

 

 

For the Record

 

 8/18/2014

 

 

Values Tested By Border Crisis-Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller

`   Letter from Tex Mex Border Bishops/regarding Pastoral Care of Human Mobility
11/23/2013   Closing of the Year of Faith
11/23/2013   Installation of Readers and Acolytes

10/13/2013

  Consecration of the World to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Prayer
9/05/2013   Archbishop's Statement - City Council Passes Anti-descrimination Ordinance
8/18/2013   Archbishop Encourages Continued Dialogue on Anti-discrimination Ordinance

7/05/2013

  Archbishop's Statement on Canonization
5/23/2013   Statement From National Catholic Committee on Scouting
5/28/2013   Memorial Day Prayer
4/20/2013   Thank You Letter from Newton, Ct.
3/31/2013   Archbishop’s Easter Message (English & Spanish)
10/12/2012   Strengthening Education of Youth
8/10/2012   Payday Loans Ordinance Column
6/28/2012   Archbishop's Response to Supreme Court ACA Ruling.
5/19/2012   Priestly Ordination Video
4/08/2012   View Video of Easter Mass
4/06/2012   Passion of the Christ Dramatization
3/9/2012   Lumen Gentium Awards
3/8/2012   Roman Missal: View videos & resources
2/16/2012   Good Shepherd Catholic Academy to open
2/2/2012   Response to HHS Mandate
Archbishop’s Letter (English) (Espanol)
View Archbishop’s Message (English) (Spanish)
Learn more from on this issue: USCCB Website
12/12/2011   Hispanic Bishops’ Pastoral Letter to Immigrants
( English) (Español)
11/6/2011   Closing Prayer for “40 Days for Life”
8/19/2011   Rededication of Mission San Jose slide show
7/28/2011   Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller remembers Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Pietro Sambi
6/2011   Pallium Pilgrimage Blog
6/29/2011   Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller receives Pallium. (View Slide Show)
5/01/2011   Special John Paul II web page
4/22/2011   San Fernando Passion Play 2011
4/19/2011   Chrism Mass Slide Show
     
     
     
     

 

To Protect


The Archdiocese of San Antonio remains committed to do all that it can to prevent abuse, and has established an Office of Victim Assistance and Safe Environment.
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Audited Financial Report

2013

Photos courtesy of the National Historic Park Texas