Hope and Prayers For A ‘Very Joyful’ School Year in Uvalde, Texas

When it was time for the homily at an August 15 Mass to open the school year for Sacred Heart Catholic School in Uvalde, Texas, Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller abandoned his prepared talk and instead had the students stand so he could speak to them directly. 

San Antonio Archbishop: Migrants Are Often Abandoned, Stripped of Identity

In many ways, Archbishop García-Siller echoes Pope Francis, who has called out the “indiscriminate trafficking of weapons” and those who treat migrants as “pawns on the chessboard of humanity” following tragedies such as mass shootings and the large-scale death of migrants.

Church Leaders: Promote Culture Of Life to End Gun Violence

Lamenting a “culture of death” that exists in the U.S. after three mass shootings in less than a month, Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller of San Antonio on June 8 spoke of the need for Catholics to be leaders in reinvigorating a culture of life.

Catholic Charities a Steady Presence in Aftermath of Uvalde School Shooting

Two weeks ago, the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Sunday school classrooms were filled with catechists and students. Today, the classrooms are an outpost for Catholic Charities of San Antonio (CCSA), as the organization works alongside local clergy to do “whatever it takes” for those affected by the Robb Elementary School shooting.

God is Calling Us, Let Us Listen

More than a week after the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, we are still in shock over the heinous act against innocent lives — 19 elementary school children and two teachers were slaughtered.