Ground broken for new gym at St. John Paul II Catholic High School
Ground was broken for the long-anticipated new gymnasium for St. John Paul II Catholic High School in Schertz on March 16.
Joyous occasion in Helotes made possible by prayers and generosity Our Lady of Guadalupe in Helotes
Our Lady of Guadalupe in Helotes held a site blessing and groundbreaking for their new Family Center Building on March 2 at The Annex property at 11762 FM 1560 North. The church is celebrating 125 years of building community through faith.
‘We stand upon the rock of faith,’ archbishop tells donors at Mass of thanksgiving
Special Masses of thanksgiving are being celebrated by Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, from mid-February through mid-March for donors to the Archbishop’s Appeal for Ministries, the “On the Way-Andale!” capital campaign, and Hope for the Future.
Generous support of Appeal changes the lives of others, archbishop says at appreciation Mass
On behalf of the many men, women, and children whose lives were touched, uplifted, or transformed through the ministries funded by the Archbishop’s Appeal, Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, MSpS, celebrated an appreciation Mass recently for donors to thank them for their continued support and unwavering dedication.
Contemplating the beauty of a God who decided to become one of us
On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court legalized abortion throughout the United States.
Sent by the Spirit: Building a culture of accompaniment
“We are here today to look at accompaniment,” proclaimed Father Daniel Horan, OFM, “to reflect on how God is calling us in our time and in our place, to exercise our baptismal call to be disciples of the Lord.” Addressing the gathered faithful of the Archdiocese of San Antonio as keynote speaker for Assembly 2019, the Franciscan theologian and author referenced Pope Francis’ observation that we live in a world “torn apart by wars and violence and wounded by widespread individualism which divides human beings.”
Stewardship: Motivating capital campaign response
Our Sunday Visitor was founded 107 years ago by Father John F. Noll (later, bishop), who attended tent revivals defending misinformation on Catholicism. Matt Adams, OSV senior campaign consultant noted that, today, their not-for-profit OSV Institute gives back about three and a half million annually to Catholic organizations, currently awarding three $100,000 grants to groups with innovative and new ways to defend the faith and build the future of the church.
Involvement of persons with special needs enriches every aspect of Church life
Sharing faith and life with one another and recognizing the abilities of people with special needs, Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, celebrated a Mass for persons with special needs at Prince of Peace Parish on Sept. 29.
Stewardship: Steps to transforming your parish
“If we want our churches to grow and to transform,” said Katie Herzing, Our Sunday Visitor senior parish coach, “we need to make a plan.” Good stewardship starts with transforming your parish and, like a marathon runner trains, means incremental training over a period of time to achieve results.
Hope for the Future – Tuition Assistance
Hope for the Future is one of 40 Archbishop’s Appeal-funded ministries. Its mission is to assist families in obtaining the academic and spiritual benefits of a Catholic school education. With the support of Appeal donors like you, families and students receive a faith-filled education which form our youth through academic excellence and Gospel values.