July 18, 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

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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The archdiocese celebrated the solemnity of St. Anthony de Padua, patron saint of San Antonio, on June 13 as an official Tricentennial event that featured a liturgy at San Fernando Cathedral followed by a river procession with the Blessed Sacrament through heart of downtown, as thousands of volunteers – and even tourists — lined the […]

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Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, ordained Fathers Michael Patrick English, Francis David Dominguez Garcia II, Johnson Nhat Thanh Le, George Mgugua Ndung’u Wanjiru, Roberto Valadez Rosales, and Sean Michael Stilson, BBD, to the priesthood June 2 at a joyous Mass to a standing room only congregation at St. Rose of Lima Church. Auxiliary Bishop Michael Boulette […]

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Immigration reform requires seeing the faces of immigrants and hearing their stories, according to five U.S. bishops who have completed a two-day pastoral visit to the U.S. border with Mexico in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley. The bishops spoke at a press conference Monday night, reflecting on their experiences with immigrants, among them children separated from […]

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En el evangelio de hoy Jesús se encuentra con tres personas: un padre desesperado por salvar la vida de su hija, una mujer mayor con una enfermedad incurable y una niña pequeña moribunda. El evangelio muestra la autoridad de Jesús sobre la enfermedad y la muerte, así como la calidez y sensibilidad de su humanidad. […]

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In today’s gospel, Jesus encounters three persons — a father desperate to save the life of his child, an older woman with an incurable disease, and a little girl near death. The gospel shows Jesus’ authority over illness and death as well as the warmth and sensitivity of his humanity. When Jairus, a synagogue official, pleads […]

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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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