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Archbishop's Appeal

The Archbishop’s Appeal is the annual fundraising campaign that provides supplemental financial assistance to institutions, programs and ministries affiliated with the Catholic Church throughout the Archdiocese of San Antonio.

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Youth Spectacular 2022

Your presence at Youth Spectacular 2022: Journeying Together as a Listening Church on February 19, 2022 made all the difference! Thank you for accepting Archbishop Gustavo’s invitation to join with the youth of our local Church and to listen to one another in synodal conversations. You were part of over 350 participants that accepted the opportunity to live as a listening Church.

We would love to hear from you!

Your feedback will have a lasting impact in the planning of future youth events:

Minors, please ask your parents before responding.
Your feedback will have a lasting impact in the planning of future youth events.
Deadline:  March 3, 2022.

May the abundant blessings of God continue to touch your heart and may his wisdom strengthen you for the beautiful call you have received to journey together as a listening Church!

Relive Mass with Archbishop Gustavo

Experience Sr. María Patricia Gonzalez's Keynote Presentation

downloadKeynote Presentation (PDF)

Check Out Photos from Youth Spectacular

View more photos  on Today's Catholic Facebook.

A Special Thank you...

Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, M.Sp.S. • Auxiliary Bishop Mike Boulette • Auxiliary Bishop Gary Janak, J.C.L. • Sr. María Patricia Gonzalez, H.C.G. • Kate Keck • Jessica Lubianski • Monica Harness • Youth Ministry Committee Members • Catholic Television of San Antonio • Today’s Catholic • Vocations Office • Seminarians of the Archdiocese of San Antonio • Andre Prevost • St. Paul’s Catholic Church and Staff • St. Mary’s University Ambassadors • Generous donors of the Archbishop’s Appeal • Department for Pastoral Ministries Staff

Watch Party Resources

We encourage watch party groups to participate in small group discussions for unique, integral moments of journeying together as a listening Church. Reflection questions and our suggested schedule of the day provide a basis for leading and conducting your small group discussions at the parish level.

Watch party resources

downloadPossible Ice Breaking Activity: Simon Says (PDF)

downloadPossible Ice Breaking Activity: Speed Dating with a Twist (PDF)

downloadPossible Ice Breaking Activity: Ultimate Rock Paper Scissors (PDF)

downloadPrayer for Synodality (PDF)

downloadSuggested Schedule of the Day (PDF)

downloadSmall Group Discussion Questions (PDF)

downloadSmall Group Discussion 1: Reflection Sheet (PDF)

downloadSmall Group Discussion 2: Reflection Sheet (PDF)

How to Use the Reflection Sheets

Youth Ministers will be asked to submit their Reflection Sheets to the Archdiocese of San Antonio. To simplify the submission of the Reflection Sheets, you are going to need to download the “Rocketbook” app on your smartphone:

Download Rocketbook for iPhoneDownload Rocketbook for Android

Create a Rocketbook account using your email address. When prompted for a “destination”, type the email address [email protected]. Using your camera, scan your Reflection Sheet to send them to the destination [email protected]. If you need assistance, email us.

This project is funded by the generous donors of the Archbishop's Appeal