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Jesus continues to call young people to priestly and consecrated life
The archdiocesan Office of Vocations thanks God for their recent discernment retreat “Life Awareness 2022,” held at the Cordi-Marian Retreat Center, in which 18 young people from the archdiocese participated to have an encounter with Christ and discern their vocation.
Father John Alexander Leies, SM, dies at age 95
Father John Alexander Leies, SM, died in the service of the Blessed Virgin on December 22 at the age of 95 and with 77 years of vowed life. He was born in Chicago on April 24, 1926, the son of Alexander and Thecla (Eggar) Leies.
Retreat a time and place to clarify calling in life
A Life Awareness Religious Vocation Discernment Retreat is being hosted early next year for young adults by the archdiocesan Vocation Office.
Vocation promoters meet at seminary
Lay vocation promoters from around the archdiocese met with Auxiliary Bishop Gary Janak and the archdiocesan Vocation Office team on November 20 at Assumption Seminary.
$1.6 million renovation project for athletic complex begins at Holy Cross School of San Antonio
Holy Cross School of San Antonio recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for a $1.6 million renovation of its athletic complex that will feature a six-lane all-weather track and include new stadium lights, bleachers and press box.
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.
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.
Synod listening session held for school administrators
Principals of Catholic Schools learned more about the path toward the Synod on Synodality in remarks from Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, on October 19 at the Holy Spirit Banquet Hall.
15th Annual Run with a Mission 5K empowers Catholic education in archdiocese
The Run with a Mission 5K was a community event to promote Catholic schools while exercising body and soul was held October 24 at Mission County Park.