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Children’s Hospital of San Antonio celebrates opening of Phase One of new H-E-B Emergency Department

February 26, 2015

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The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio announced it has reached a major milestone in establishing a world-class free-standing children’s hospital with the opening of Phase One of its newly transformed Emergency Department in early March,as well as an outpatient testing center, known as KidSTOP. The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word — San Antonio led the blessings of the new areas as physicians, associates, volunteers, and community leaders were present for the celebration on Feb. 25.

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​Daughters of Charity Services hosts Catholic Daughters Court of Our Lady of Holy Trinity for Dr.

February 25, 2015

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Daughters of Charity Services of San Antonio hosted Catholic Daughters of America Court of Our Lady of the Holy Trinity on Feb. 23 to celebrate “Read Across America” with reading of books with three and four year olds.

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Pope and Curia begin annual Lenten retreat

February 23, 2015

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Pope Francis and members of the Curia set out from Rome on Sunday afternoon to begin their annual Lenten retreat.

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St. Mary’s University Alumni Association gives $1.5 million to Center for Catholic Studies

February 10, 2015

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The St. Mary’s University Alumni Association has given $1.5 million to endow the St. Mary’s Alumni Association Chair in Catholic Leadership and an additional $500,000 to support the renovation of historic Reinbolt Hall.

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Remembering and celebrating the legacy of love of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 27, 2015

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The 28th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Citywide Interfaith Worship Service, hosted by the MLK Commission of San Antonio, took place at Temple Beth-El on Jan. 18, with the event again featuring a noticeable Catholic contingent.

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Praying to ease the struggles of immigrants, migrants, and vulnerable populations

January 16, 2015

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National Migration Week, an opportunity to raise awareness about the hardships faced by migrants, including children, refugees and victims of human trafficking, was observed in early January with the theme, “We are One Family under God.”

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​Bringing Catholic social advocacy to the public square

January 16, 2015

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A bilingual pro-life Mass was celebrated by Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, on the feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Jan. 11, prior to a training session for parish leaders who want to be more engaged in the social mission of the church. The liturgy and educational gathering took place at the Church of the Holy Spirit.

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Archbishop’s response to President Obama’s Immigration Executive Action

January 7, 2015

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Friday morning, November 21, migrant families throughout the United States woke up to a newpossibility of hope for family unity and permanence, following President Obama’s executive actionaddressing a piece of the human crisis that is a result of our broken immigration laws. While I amgrateful for this incremental move forward, I pray that the suffering of all undocumented persons acrossthis land will be addressed through comprehensive immigration reform. True and permanent reformwill come through legislation crafted by leaders on all sides of the political spectrum in the spirit ofhealthy compromise and compassion.

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Archbishop makes public statement about immigration detention center in Dilley

January 6, 2015

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Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, made public his concerns over the opening of the 2,400-bed immigration detention center in Dilley at a news conference held in the Plaza de la Cruz outside San Fernando Cathedral Dec. 18.

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