Father Len Brown praised for devotion to the mission of Christ, life of service to God’s people
“As opposed to wishing or simply desiring, hoping transforms and configures one’s life, and that was the obvious case in Father Len’s life,” Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, emphasized at the funeral Mass for Father Len Brown, CMF, held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on September 20.
Bishop Raymundo Peña dies at 87; was advocate of immigrant rights
Bishop Raymundo J. Peña, retired bishop of Brownsville who was an advocate of immigrant rights and opposed the border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, died Sept. 24 at age 87.
With thousands of migrants now dispersed, Del Rio braces for ‘the next surge’
As a group of migrants filed out of a taxi van at a bus station on Sept. 28, there was one that took longer than the rest. Eventually, he shuffled his way from the back row to the exit, where he was met by the driver in the doorway who told him, “God bless you. May you find a job and a better life here in America.”
Catholic cardinal says Haiti’s ‘catastrophic situation’ led Haitians to U.S. border
Cardinal Chibly Langlois has said that the “catastrophic situation” in Haiti caused by poverty, violence, and natural disasters has led to Haitians seeking asylum at the U.S. border.
As Biden looks to raise refugee cap, Catholics argue he can do more
Catholic refugee advocates on September 21 praised President Joe Biden for pushing to raise the refugee cap in the coming fiscal year, and urged even more refugee admissions.
Veronica’s Journey continues, funds raised to benefit Catholic Charities, Guadalupe Community Cente
In loving memory of Veronica Nicole Finnie, the Third Annual Veronica’s Journey 5k was held September 25 at South Side Lions Park East to benefit the Veronica N. Finnie Endowment of Catholic Charities and Veronica’s Boutique at the Guadalupe Community Center.
San Antonio law enforcement agencies honored at Blue Mass at San Fernando Cathedral
Members of San Antonio’s various law enforcement agencies were honored at a special Mass at San Fernando Cathedral on September 29and people of all faith attended and joined in showing their gratitude to these dedicated heroes.
Being raised in God’s wisdom as Mary’s children
Sharing faith and life with one another and recognizing the abilities of people with special needs, a Mass for Persons with Disabilities was celebrated by Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, on September 19 at St. Vincent de Paul Church.
San Antonio to celebrate 69th annual Red Mass
Members of the legal community will gather at San Fernando Cathedral to celebrate the 69th annual Red Mass organized by the St. Mary’s University School of Law and the Catholic Lawyers’ Guild of San Antonio, after a year-long hiatus in which the event went virtual during the pandemic.
Catholic Social Teaching and pandemic subject of St. Mary’s symposium
Auxiliary Bishop Michael Boulette was one of the panelists at the recent St. Mary’s University Center for Catholic Studies Crossroads Symposium 2021, held September 22 in the University Center.