vocations

​Disciples offering their gifts and serving in parishes

November 3, 2021

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“Worthy is the Lamb,” an appreciation Mass for altar servers, was celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop Gary Janak at St. Rose of Lima Church on October 23

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​Father James Hynes, OFM, dies at 76

October 19, 2021

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Father Jim Hynes, OFM, died peacefully October 2 at Padua Place retirement home, where he resided for the last several months. He was 76 years old.

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​Deacon recharge spiritual life and renew commitment to God, archbishop and people of archdiocese

October 19, 2021

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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.

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​Knights express their appreciation to clergy

October 6, 2021

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The Knights of Columbus hosted their annual Clergy Appreciation Dinner on September 24 at the Holy Trinity Banquet Hall.

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‘Marshall Plan’ continues with seminary renovations

October 6, 2021

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The Assumption Seminary “Marshall Plan” continues with the replacement of a new air conditioning unit in Flores Hall.

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​Father Len Brown praised for devotion to the mission of Christ, life of service to God’s people

October 6, 2021

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“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.

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​Bishop Raymundo Peña dies at 87; was advocate of immigrant rights

October 6, 2021

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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.

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​Father Len Brown, CMF, dies in San Antonio at age 71

September 23, 2021

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Funeral arrangements have been confirmed for Father Len Brown, CMF, who died on September 10 in San Antonio at the age of 71 years old.

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​May the God of joy accompany you every day of your ministry, archbishop tells Missionhurst priest

September 23, 2021

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Father Roger Montecalvo, CICM, was ordained to the priesthood by Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, during a Mass at Sacred Heart Church on August 28. The new priest is in residence at St. James the Apostle Church and will spend the next year in continued studies at the University of the Incarnate Word.

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​Assumption Seminary Associates provide support to those studying for priesthood

September 23, 2021

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Assumption Seminary Associates recently supplied welcome bags with toiletries, school supplies, snacks, stamps and gift cards for 60 seminarians.

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