July 16, 2018
  • 10:27 am Archbishop Column: The Word is God is bigger than us, beyond us
  • 10:24 am Church continues mission and ministry after three centuries in San Antonio
  • 10:13 am Six men ordained priests, receiving the sacramental gift of the Holy Spirit
  • 11:15 am Keep immigrant families together, bishops plead at border
  • 9:23 am Homilía de Arzobispo Gustavo a 1 de Julio Misa Conmemorativa de César Chávez

El domingo, 1º de julio, a las 10 am, El Arzobispo Gustavo García Siller, MSpS, celebrará una misa en la Catedral de San Fernando en conmemoración de César Chávez y también exigirá una reforma migratoria integral, abogando por el fin de la separación familiar y la detención indefinida, en apoyo también de aquellos que buscan […]

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On Sunday, July 1, at 10 a.m., Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, will celebrate a Mass at San Fernando Cathedral in commemoration of César Chávez and also call for comprehensive immigration reform, advocating for an end to family separation as well as indefinite detention. The theme for the event will be taken from Ephesians 2:19, “So […]

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I join with my brother Catholic bishops in praising yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra, which challenged a California law forcing pro-life pregnancy centers to provide free advertising to the abortion industry. The Court rightly ruled in favor of NIFLA in an […]

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June 27, 2018 WASHINGTON—On June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the case of Trump v. Hawaii, which involves a challenge to President Donald Trump’s Proclamation No. 9645 restricting travel from several predominantly Muslim-majority countries. The Supreme Court in a 5-4 ruling upheld the travel ban. Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin, chair of the […]

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The archdiocese has been receiving inquiries concerning a Families Belong Together rally which will be occurring in San Antonio this Saturday, June 30, at 10 a.m. Similar events will be taking place in cities across the United States. The website promoting this event lists the site of the gathering as San Fernando Cathedral, which is […]

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I was saddened to learn earlier today of the vandalism which occurred at Mission San José and Mission San Juan Capistrano. Video surveillance has been turned over to law enforcement for investigation. Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but to express those views by disrespecting historic religious structures – which are also World Heritage […]

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  Dear Friends, Have you ever felt so fearful, desperate, and hopeless that you would risk everything? People are taking risks every day in search of a safe, peaceful, hopeful home. With their families. The political instability, poverty, and violence happening to our neighbors to the south is causing masses of people to flee their […]

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Following is the homily was given by Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, at a Mass with San Antonio seminarians for their retreat day on June 7. The liturgy was celebrated at Our Lady’s Chapel on the Assumption Seminary campus. “[It is] worth more than all burnt offerings and sacrifices.” Jesus affirmed this wisdom from the scribe […]

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Five years ago, faithful of the archdiocese gathered at Main Plaza in front of San Fernando Cathedral on Pentecost to celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit and to proclaim a Pastoral Vision for the Archdiocese of San Antonio: “Encountering Christ, United as Church, Sent by the Spirit!” Recently, on May 19, the Vigil of […]

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SAN ANTONIO — The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) Department of Music is presenting the Mozart Festival Texas 2018, a one-of-a-kind celebration of orchestral, operatic and chamber music repertoire by select masters. Concerts take place July 28-29 and Aug. 4-5 at the UIW Concert Hall. This year’s music festival brings together an ensemble of […]

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