A Centennial History of Guadalupe Church: Part I

Next year marks the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Parish on the West Side of San Antonio. I have given some thought to making a short documentary film detailing this history and gathering together the memories of long-time parishioners. The centennial celebrations will be quite festive, I am sure [...]

Dia de los Muertos

When my housemates and I arrived in San Antonio, Father Marty, a Jesuit priest and the associate pastor of our new home parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe, told us that our neighborhood on the West Side becomes particularly colorful twice per year: around Christmas, and around Halloween. And it's true: makeshift ghosts, witches, and [...]