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COVID-19 Updates Archive


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)