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​God cares passionately for His people, archbishop tells those assembled for Our Lady of Guadalupe l

January 12, 2022

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A longtime San Antonio tradition, the Our Lady of Guadalupe midnight Mass at San Fernando Cathedral, again saw a full sanctuary on December 12, and while the large serenata celebration usually held just prior was pre-taped this year, matachines and drummers insured that music and dance were still part of the festivities.

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​Mass for matachines moving

January 12, 2022

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An appreciation Mass for matachines was celebrated by Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, at the Cordi-Marian Retreat Center on December 19.

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​‘We need God’s light,’ San Antonio prelate says at Christmas Eve midnight Mass

January 12, 2022

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The birth of the Prince of Peace was celebrated at the Nativity of the Lord on December 25 at San Fernando Cathedral during a midnight Mass celebrated by Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, in which the San Antonio prelate wished everyone a Merry Christmas

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​Priests from Congo to be assigned in archdiocese

January 12, 2022

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Two newly arrived Congolese priests recently met with Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, in late December. They are Father Albert Toangutu Tomeka, left, and Father Donatien Egamwana Balikene

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​Support and encouragement provided for families

Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, celebrated Mass at Guadalupe Home with its mothers and babies as well as the organization’s Board of Advisors on December 12 to open the holidays with faith and move.

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​Trees and treats bring holiday cheer

Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, visited The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio on December 14 to bless Christmas trees that were decorated by associates before they were collected by Catholic Charities and distributed to local families.

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​San Fernando Cathedral La Gran Posada a reminder for today

January 12, 2022

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La Gran Posada, a Christmas tradition dating back to colonial times in the city of San Antonio and continued to this day, was presented by San Fernando Cathedral on December 19. Las Posadas are celebrated to prepare for the birth of Christ. The Spanish word posada translates into lodging in English. Each posada re-enacts the biblical account of Mary and Joseph’s search for lodging in Bethlehem on the eve of Jesus’ birth.

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​Why did Pope Francis visit a record store in Rome?

January 12, 2022

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A photo showing Pope Francis exiting a record store gained traction on social media Tuesday as people asked the question: What did the pontiff purchase?

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​Pope Francis sends condolences for death of European Parliament president

January 11, 2022

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Pope Francis has sent condolences for the death of European Parliament President David Sassoli, who died Tuesday at the age of 65.

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​Pope Francis prays for victims of New York City’s deadliest fire in decades

January 10, 2022

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Pope Francis is praying for the victims of New York City’s deadliest fire in decades, the Vatican said on Monday.

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