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.
Deacon recharge spiritual life and renew commitment to God, archbishop and people of archdiocese
Deacons and their wives from the archdiocese gathered at Holy Trinity Church October 1 and 2 for their annual spiritual renewal retreat, with keynote speakers Deacon Dominick and Teresa Tomeo from Michigan.
Father Len Brown praised for devotion to the mission of Christ, life of service to God’s people
“As opposed to wishing or simply desiring, hoping transforms and configures one’s life, and that was the obvious case in Father Len’s life,” Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, emphasized at the funeral Mass for Father Len Brown, CMF, held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on September 20.
Bishop Raymundo Peña dies at 87; was advocate of immigrant rights
Bishop Raymundo J. Peña, retired bishop of Brownsville who was an advocate of immigrant rights and opposed the border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, died Sept. 24 at age 87.