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COVID-19 News and Resources


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Guidelines for Reopening Mass to the Public

Directrices para la Reapertura de la Misa al Público

Support Your Parish

Updates

Mass and Parish Live Streams

Additional Resources

Cancellations/Postponements


Support Your Parish

linkDonate electronically to your parish in support of its ministry


linkShare Prayer Requests and information with family and friends


linkArchbishop Gustavo encouraging donations to parishes and prayer requests (English) (Video)


linkArzobispo Gustavo alentando donaciones a parroquias y peticiones de oración (Español) (Video)


Updates

May 21

linkReopening parishes in the Archdiocese of San Antonio (English) (Video)

May 11

linkArchbishop Gustavo gives thanks to all custodians and cleaning personnel who are working tirelessly during these hard times (English) (Video)


linkEl arzobispo Gustavo agradece a todos los custodios y al personal de limpieza que trabajan incansablemente durante estos tiempos difíciles (Español) (Video)


linkArchbishop Gustavo sends congratulations to all those who are graduating and encourages them to share their knowledge with others (English) (Video)


linkEl arzobispo Gustavo envía felicitaciones a todos los que se gradúan y los alienta a compartir sus conocimientos con los demás (Español) (Video)


downloadDecree from Archbishop Gustavo regarding Reopening Mass to the Public (English) (PDF)


downloadDecreto del Arzobispo Gustavo sobre la Reapertura de la Misa al Público (Español) (PDF)

May 9

linkArchbishop Gustavo thanks journalists and the media for their tireless communication during this pandemic crisis (English) (Video)


linkEl arzobispo Gustavo agradece al periodista y a los medios por su comunicación incansable durante esta crisis pandémica (Español) (Video)

May 8

linkArchbishop Gustavo gives thanks to the Catholic Charities and its contributors. Your contributions are greatly appreciated by the families in need (English) (Video)


linkArchbishop Gustavo asks for assistance for the Native American Community (English) (Video)


linkEl arzobispo Gustavo pide ayuda para la comunidad nativa americana (Español) (Video)

May 7

linkToday’s Catholic report on Catholic Charities hosting Food from the Heart, a free basic needs distribution initiative, to address food insecurity and support the vulnerable in response to the COVID-19 (English) (Video)


linkIn celebration of the National Day of Prayer, Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, calls for us to come together in prayer (English) (Video)


linkEn celebración del Día Nacional de Oración, el Arzobispo Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, nos llama a unirnos en oración (Español) (Video)

May 6

linkArchbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, message on feast of St. Dominic Savio Message (English) (Video)


linkArzobispo Gustavo García-Siller, MspS, mensaje de Santo Domingo Savio (Español) (Video)

May 5

linkArchbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, thank you message to the Pastoral Center (English) (Video)


linkArzobispo Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, mensaje de gracias al Centro Pastoral (Español) (Video)

May 4

linkArchbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, thank you to Pope Francis (English) (Video)


linkArzobispo Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, gracias al Papa Francisco (Español) (Video)

May 1

linkArchbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS again states that the decree is in effect until May 18 (English) (Video)


linkEl Arzobispo Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, nuevamente declara que el decreto está vigente hasta el 18 de mayo (Español) (Video)


downloadConsecration of Families, Groups, and Individuals in the context of the Renewal of the Consectation of the United States of America to the Blessed Virgin Mary (English) (PDF)


downloadConsagración de las Familias, Grupos e Individuos, en el Contexto de la Renovación de la Consagración de los Estados Unidos de América a la Bienaventurada Virgen María (Español) (PDF)

April 17

downloadLetter sent to school communities by Superintendent Marti West in response to Governor Abbott’s announcement (English) (PDF)

April 16

downloadArchbishop Gustavo extends to May 18 decree regarding changes impacting parishes in the archdiocese in response to COVID-19 (English) (PDF)


linkArchbishop Gustavo extends to May 18 decree regarding changes impacting parishes in the archdiocese in response to COVID-19 (English) (Video)


downloadEl Arzobispo Gustavo extiende hasta el 18 de mayo el decreto sobre los cambios que afectan a las parroquias de la arquidiócesis en respuesta a COVID-19 (Español) (PDF)


linkEl Arzobispo Gustavo extiende hasta el 18 de mayo el decreto sobre los cambios que afectan a las parroquias de la arquidiócesis en respuesta a COVID-19 (Español) (Video)

April 13

downloadCalling all Catholics in the Archdiocese of San Antonio: #EasterLightsSA from 8 PM on April 11, Holy Saturday, and through May 31, Pentecost Sunday (PDF)


downloadInvitación a todos los católicos en la Arquidiócesis de San Antonio: #EasterLightsSA De las 8 PM del 11 de abril, Sábado Santo, y hasta el 31 de mayo, Domingo de Pentecostés (PDF)


linkArchbishop prays for the homeless, the vulnerable, and the poor (Video)


linkEl Arzobispo Gustavo reza por las personas sin hogar y los más vulnerables durante estos tiempos de incertidumbre (Video)


linkArchbishop Gustavo sends his gratitude, appreciation, and prayers to all Parish staff who work behind the scenes as secretaries, maintenance, bookkeepers and more (Video)


linkEl Arzobispo Gustavo envía su agradecimiento, aprecio y oraciones a todo el personal parroquial que trabaja tras bambalinas, como las secretarias, el personal de mantenimiento, los contadores y otros (Video)


linkCatholic Charities of San Antonio is helping to serve many people in our community, especially the poor, the vulnerable, and the sick. We thank you for all you do in this time of need (Video)


linkCaridades Católicas de San Antonio ayuda a servir a muchas personas en nuestra comunidad, especialmente a los pobres, los vulnerables, los enfermos. Les damos las gracias por todo lo que hacen en este tiempo de necesidad (Video)


April 9

downloadEaster Vigil Worship Aid, Saturday, April 11 (PDF)


downloadGood Friday Worship Aid, Friday, April 10 (PDF)


downloadHoly Thursday Worship Aid, Thursday, April 9 (PDF)


linkArchbishop Gustavo thanks all health workers in the city of San Antonio, throughout the Archdiocese of San Antonio and around the world (English)


linkEl Arzobispo Gustavo agradece a todos los trabajadores de la salud en la ciudad de San Antonio, a lo largo de la Arquidiócesis de San Antonio y alrededor del mundo (Español)


linkHoly Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday, this triduum is to understand a deeper meaning in communion and with God. May we be one with Jesus during this Easter season, Archbishop Gustavo says (English)


linkJueves Santo, Viernes Santo y Sábado Santo; este triduo es para comprender un significado más profundo de la comunión con Dios y entre nosotros. Que seamos uno con Jesús durante este tiempo de Pascua (Español)


linkWatch The Passion of Christ (Friday, April 10 at 10:30 AM and 7 PM) and celebrate Easter Mass (Sunday, April 12, 8 AM English, 10 AM Spanish) with us on Spectrum Cable Channel 15, Facebook and/or YouTube


April 7

downloadChrism Mass Worship Aid, April 7, 2020 (PDF)


downloadCatholic Charities: Updated programs offered (PDF)


linkGovernor Abbott issues executive order impacting Catholic schools


linkArchbishop Gustavo message of support to Catholic school teachers (English)


linkMensaje de arzobispo Gustavo de apoyo a los maestros de escuela católicos (Español)


March 31

downloadArchbishop Gustavo extends to the beginning of May decree regarding changes impacting parishes in the archdiocese in response to COVID-19 (English) (PDF)


linkArchbishop Gustavo extends to the beginning of May decree regarding changes impacting parishes in the archdiocese in response to COVID-19 (English) (Video)


downloadArzobispo Gustavo extiende hasta inicio de mayo el decreto sobre cambios que afectan parroquias de la Arquidiocesis en respuesta a COVID-19 (Español) (PDF)


linkArzobispo Gustavo extiende hasta inicio de mayo el decreto sobre cambios que afectan parroquias de la Arquidiocesis en respuesta a COVID-19 (Español) (Video)


downloadCall to action from Archbishop Gustavo and the TCCB regarding contacting Congressional representatives about the CARE Act and other Small Business Administration legislation and regulations that impact non-profit organizations and religious entities (English) (PDF)


linkCall to action from Archbishop Gustavo and the TCCB regarding contacting Congressional representatives about the CARE Act and other Small Business Administration legislation and regulations that impact non-profit organizations and religious entities (English) (Video)


downloadLlamado a la acción del Arzobispo Gustavo y el TCCB con respecto a contactar representantes del Congreso sobre la Ley CARE y otras leyes y regulaciones de la Administración de Pequeñas Empresas que afectan a organizaciones sin fines de lucro y entidades religiosas (Español) (PDF)


linkLlamado a la acción del Arzobispo Gustavo y el TCCB con respecto a contactar representantes del Congreso sobre la Ley CARE y otras leyes y regulaciones de la Administración de Pequeñas Empresas que afectan a organizaciones sin fines de lucro y entidades religiosas (Español) (Video)


March 26

linkArchbishop Gustavo blessing for Health Care Professionals (English) (Video)


linkArzobispo Gustavo bendición para profesionales de la salud (Español) (Video)


March 25

linkArchbishop Gustavo prays the Our Father in unity with Pope Francis (Video)


downloadTexas Catholic Conference of Bishops Annunciation Message (English) (PDF)


downloadMensaje de Anunciación de la Conferencia Católica de Obispos de Texas (Español) (PDF)

March 24

downloadStatement of Archbishop Gustavo regarding the death of St. Luke's Church employee (PDF)


linkArchbishop Gustavo announces that Pope Francis has asked us to unite in praying the Our Father on March 25th at noon (English) (Video)


linkEl Arzobispo Gustavo anuncia que el Papa Francisco nos ha pedido que nos unamos para rezar el Padre Nuestro el 25 de marzo al mediodía (Español) (Video)


March 21

linkArchbishop Gustavo message for Youth Spectacular (English) (Video)


link Mensaje del Arzobispo Gustavo para Youth Spectacular (Español) (Video)


March 20

downloadDecree update from Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, MSpS, in English and Spanish (PDF)


LinkDecree update from Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, in English and Spanish (Video)


LinkMessage from Father Jonathan Felux in the archdiocesan Vocations Office (Video)


March 19

linkArchbishop Gustavo prays the rosary in unity with Pope Francis (Video)


linkToday's Catholic "Behind the Scenes" during rosary of Archbishop Gustavo (Video)


linkMessage from Catholic Charities President/CEO J. Antonio Fernandez (Video)


March 18

linkSpecial Discovering Our Faith with Archbishop Gustavo CTSA program on COVID-19 (Video)


linkTwitter message from Archbishop Gustavo


March 15

linkLa Santa Misa with Archbishop Gustavo from San Fernando Cathedral (Video)


linkMessage from Archbishop Gustavo about cancellation of Special Needs Mass (Video)


March 13

downloadDecree from Archbishop Gustavo regarding COVID-19 restrictions (PDF)


linkDecree from Archbishop Gustavo regarding COVID-19 restrictions (Video)


linkLetter from School Superintendent Marti West to Catholic School Families (PDF)



Mass and Parish Live Streams

Email changes and updates to Today's Catholic so we can keep this list up-to-date. If your parish needs assistance with how to live stream Mass, see our QuickGuides in the "Additional Resources" below.


linkBlessed Sacrament: Daily Mass, 8 AM; Sunday, 9 AM (English); Sunday, 11 AM (Spanish); Wednesday (Holy Hour, Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet), 6 PM


linkChrist the King: Saturday 5 PM; Sunday 10 AM


linkChurch of the Good Shepherd Schertz: Monday and Wednesday-Friday 11:30 AM


linkDivine Providence: Sunday 9 AM (Spanish); Sunday 12 PM (English)


linkHoly Rosary-San Antonio: Sunday 10 AM


linkHoly Trinity-San Antonio: Sunday 11:15 AM (English); 1 PM (Spanish); Mass Videos will also be on their website


linkImmaculate Conception Mission Marion: Monday and Wednesday-Friday 11:30 AM


linkMission Conception: Sunday 10:00 AM (Bilingual) from the Blessed Sacrament Academy Chapel


linkMission San Jose: Sunday 11 AM (Bilingual); Monday-Thursday 11 AM


linkNotre Dame-Kerrville: Sunday 9 AM (Bilingual)


linkOur Lady of Guadalupe-Helotes: Monday-Saturday: Daily Mass at 12 noon; Tuesday noon (Spanish), 5 PM (English); Sunday Masses: 9 AM (English), 12 noon (Spanish);  All live-streamed to Facebook and and then uploaded to website


linkPrince of Peace: Sunday 10 AM (English); Sunday 11 AM (Spanish)


linkSacred Heart-San Antonio: Sunday 10 AM


linkSacred Heart-Floresville: Sunday 1 PM


linkSan Antonio Byzantine & Melkite Catholic Outreach: Sunday 10:30 AM


linkSan Fernando Cathedral: Sunday 8 AM (Facebook or CTSA Spectrum Channel 15)


linkSan Juan de los Lagos Parish & Shrine: Sunday 8 AM


linkShrine of Padre Pio: Daily 9 AM


linkSt. Ann: Monday-Friday 5:30 PM; Sunday 10:30 AM (Bilingual)


linkSt. Andrew-Pleasanton: Sunday 10 AM


linkSt. Anthony Catholic Student Center-UTSA; Links to the YouTube stream will be posted on their website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram


linkSt. Anthony Mary Claret: Monday-Friday: 8 AM; Weekend: 11 AM, 12 PM (Spanish), 6 PM


linkSt. Anthony de Padua: Monday-Friday 9 AM; Saturday 5 PM; View all on Facebook or on their website


linkSt. Benedict: Saturday 5 PM


linkSt. Bonaventure: Sunday 8:30 AM (English); Sunday 10:30 AM (Spanish)


linkSt. Clare: Sunday 7 AM


linkSt. Dominic: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM; Saturday 5 PM


linkSt. Francis of Assisi: Sunday-Friday 10 AM (English); Sunday: 11:15 AM (Spanish); Thursday 11:00 AM (Spanish); Recorded videos posted on website


linkSt. George Maronite: Daily 12 PM


linkSt. Gerard: Daily Recordings will be posted at 10 AM; All will be posted on Facebook, YouTube, and their website


linkSt. Helena: Sunday 10 AM


linkSt. Jerome: Sunday 11:30 AM; Daily 9 AM


linkSt. Joseph-Honey Creek: See Facebook for mass times or on their website


linkSt. Joseph-South San: Sunday 9 AM (Spanish)


linkSt. Lawrence: Sunday 9 AM (Spanish); Sunday 10:30 AM (English)


linkSt. Luke: Saturday 6 PM


linkSt. Margaret Mary: Saturday 1 PM (English); Saturday 2:30 PM (Spanish)


linkSt. Mary Magdalen: Sunday 9 AM (Spanish); Sunday 10:45 AM (English)


linkSt. Matthew: Videos will be posted to website


linkSt. Paul: Monday-Friday 11:30 AM (Spanish); Monday-Friday 3:00 PM (English); Sunday 9:45 AM (Spanish); Sunday 11:30 AM (English)


linkSt. Peter the Apostle-Boerne: Monday-Friday 8 AM; Sunday 11 AM (English); Sunday 12:30 PM (Spanish); Benediction service Monday and Wednesday 9 AM


linkSt. Rose of Lima


linkSt. Timothy: Daily Monday-Thursday 7 PM; Friday 6 PM; Saturday 6 PM


linkSt. Vincent de Paul: Sunday 12 PM (English) and 2 PM (Spanish)



Additional Resources

linkEmergency Housing Assistance from the City of San Antonio


linkDr. Mitch Finnie, Board member of Catholic Charities, demonstrating the proper way to wear a face mask (Video)


linkSenior services provided by HEB


downloadQuickGuide: How to Live stream your Mass for Free with an iPad and free app (PDF)


downloadQuickGuide: How to Live stream your Mass to Facebook with your mobile phone (PDF)


linkTips for parishes to live stream Mass from Luis Tellez from Prince of Peace Catholic Church (Video)


linkToday's Catholic March 20 Edition featuring COVID-19 coverage


linkPrayer Card from Archbishop Gustavo to Our Lady for those suffering due to the Coronavirus Pandemic (English) (PDF)


linkPrayer Card from Archbishop Gustavo to Our Lady for those suffering due to the Coronavirus Pandemic (Spanish) (PDF)


linkCatholic Charities' response to COVID-19


linkUnited States Conference of Catholic Bishops COVID-19 material


linkHow to Handwash Catholic Style