Message to Parishioners:
Your safety and the safety of your loved ones is paramount during this emergency. Please do not be concerned about attending Mass today and heed the warnings of the civil authorities to shelter in place.
I ask you to join me in prayer for all those impacted by Harvey.
With a heavy heart, I offer my condolences to the victims discovered this past weekend in San Antonio. As Archbishop Garcia-Siller expressed, there are no words to convey the sadness and despair involved with such an incomprehensible tragedy.
My prayers are with the families of the deceased and for those injured in this horrific incident. May God have mercy on all victims of human trafficking; let us pray for an end to this most horrific crime against humanity.
Holy Week, especially the Triduum of days from Holy Thursday to Easter Sunday, is the pivot of grace every year. It is the space where the Holy Spirit leads us, the Church, to see ‘anew’ the Crucified Jesus and be renewed in heart and mind.
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