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.
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.
Catholic Charities hosts eighth annual St. Nicholas Ball
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of San Antonio gathered friends safely for an in-person event, the Eighth Annual St. Nicholas Ball, at the J.W. Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa December 4.
Archbishop celebrates Mass, lights Christmas tree at St. PJ’s
An Advent liturgy was celebrated by Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, on December 6 at St. Peter-St. Joseph Children’s Home, referred to as St. PJ’s, and while there the archbishop also took part in the lighting of the Christmas tree on campus
Offering smiles and dignity to the community
Catholic Charities of the archdiocese partnered with Redeemer Presbyterian Church to distribute Boxes of Blessings to families for Christmas at a food distribution event at Guadalupe Community Center on December 4
Catholic Charities opens Counseling Office in Southeast San Antonio
Catholic Charities held a grand opening ceremony for its dedicated counseling site, Grace Counseling, on November 21 at the facility at 2911 S. New Braunfels. Leadership from the agency, the Archdiocese of San Antonio, the City of San Antonio, and other dignitaries were on site for a ribbon cutting, blessing, and tour.
Guadalupe Community Center feeds the community for Thanksgiving
Catholic Charities, with the help of friends at The RK Group, RK Cares, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, once again distributed over 600 Thanksgiving meals with frozen turkeys or hams and all of the sides on November 22 at Guadalupe Community Center.
Statue seeks to raise awareness of the marginalized in society
Catholic Charities hosted the installation of the “I Was Hungry and Thirsty” statue of Jesus by Timothy Schmaltz as its headquarters building on West French on a cold and rainy afternoon November 5.
Catholic Charities hosts free fall event in westside
Catholic Charities hosted Little Pumpkin’s Palooza, a free and safe drive-thru event, with music, hot dogs and chips, trunk-or-treat, and a pumpkin patch at the St. Stephen’s CARE Center on South Zarzamora Street October 29. Staff and volunteers dressed in costumes while safely distributing candy to participants in their cars.