SAPLF’s Literacy Caravan hits the road to donate 1,000 books
The San Antonio Public Library Foundation took their Literacy Caravan on the road November 5 to make a special donation of 1,000 children’s books to St. John Berchmans School Library, along with a donation of $500 for use in the library.
Collection helps aging Sisters, Brothers, and priests in religious orders
The Archdiocese of San Antonio will hold the Retirement Fund for Religious collection the weekend of December 11-12. The parish-based appeal is coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) in Washington, D.C. Proceeds help religious communities across the country to care for aging members.
Peace is the gift we all want in a broken and divided world, archbishop tells deacon candidates
Permanent deacon candidates were installed into the ministry of lectors and acolytes at a liturgy on October 30 in which Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, MSpS, emphasized witness and peace from those serving at the altar.
OLLU launches historic $55 million capital campaign
Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) is launching “Higher Education Higher Purpose,” a $55 million capital campaign to fund an ambitious range of projects for current students and future generations.
Prayers for eternal peace and heavenly rest for the deceased offered at All Souls Day Mass
Hope and renewal were the words highlighted by Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, at the All Souls Day Mass celebrated at San Fernando Cemetery II on November 2, quoting Pope Francis, who stated, “Death is not hopeless because of Christ’s resurrection!”
Catholic high schools to conduct community-wide open houses
Catholic schools in the archdiocese coordinated an Open House Weekend November 13-14 in which all local Catholic high schools invite families and students to explore their options when it comes to selecting a school that will foster their academic, athletic and leadership development.
Embodying a church on the move, listening with attentiveness to the Holy Spirit’s inspirations
Assembly Convocation 2021 saw those in the local church journey as companions, side by side with one another on the same road in liturgy and listening sessions at St. Matthew Church on November 6.
Leading pro-life bishops: Catholic Church must be prepared if Roe overturned
November 19, 2021
The Catholic Church must be prepared to act if Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion nationwide, is overturned, says the incoming chair of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities.
Pope Francis: St. Joseph teaches us to notice the people the world ignores
November 17, 2021
St. Joseph teaches us to see and care for the people overlooked by the world, Pope Francis said at his general audience on Wednesday.