Saturday, October 26, 2024

St. Mary’s University | 8:00 AM–2:30 PM

Join us for Assembly 2024 on Saturday, October 26, 2024 as we celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the establishment of the diocese of San Antonio in 1874! We will gather at St. Mary’s University to celebrate this extraordinary and momentous occasion in the life of the local church! Be a part of this historic moment in the life of the Archdiocese of San Antonio!

Celebrate a historic Mass with the bishops of Texas and Cardinal Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the U.S.

Honor the local church through dynamic presentations illuminating the past, present, and future of the archdiocese.

Explore an extraordinary exhibition of treasured artifacts from the archdiocesan archives.

Savor delicious food at an archdiocesan cultural food festival.

Welcoming Honorary Guest on behalf of Pope Francis

Cardinal Christophe Pierre

Apostolic Nuncio of the United States

With Our Beloved Bishops

Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, MSpS

Archbishop of San Antonio

Bishop Michael Boulette

Auxiliary Bishop of San Antonio

Bishop Gary Janak

Auxiliary Bishop of San Antonio

Plus numerous bishops and priests from across the United States!

Schedule of the Day

TimeActivity
7:00 AMDoors open
8:00 AMOutdoor live musical entertainment begins
Archdiocesan Archival Exhibition opens
8:50 AMWelcome Address
9:00 AMAnniversary Mass celebrating 150 Years in the local Church
Featuring guest homilist, Cardinal Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States
Concelebrated by numerous bishops of Texas, the United States, and priests of the Archdiocese
10:30 AMBreak
10:50 AMCelebrating 150 Years as the Local Church: Live Performances, Productions, and Addresses
Foundation and History—Auxiliary Bishop Michael Boulette, D.Min.
Current Blessings and Challenges—Auxiliary Bishop Gary Janak, J.C.L.
The Future Ahead—Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, MSpS
11:50 AMGrand Finale Show
12:05 PMArchdiocesan Food Festival
Savor delicious multicultural food that express the unity of the archdiocese in the diversity of cultures.

RSVP

Our online form to RSVP will open on Monday, July 1, 2024. Check back here for more information.

More details coming soon!

More Information

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