Silence is golden — it can lead you to God, Archbishop Chaput tells college students

SAN ANTONIO — African Cardinal Robert Sarah once said, “Silence is more important than any other human work, because it expresses God. The true revolution comes from silence; it leads us towards God and towards others so that we can place ourselves humbly at their service.”

God has many gifts for you — receive them, Sister Bethany Madonna tells college students

SAN ANTONIO — In John 14:18, Jesus said, “I will not leave you orphans; I will come to you.” Sister Bethany Madonna of the Sisters of Life emphasized this particular Bible verse during her Jan. 5 presentation, “Receiving the Promise,” at the Fellowship of Catholic University Students’ SEEK 2017 Conference held in San Antonio on Jan. 3-7.

Bishop, St. Mary's Church begin New Year celebrating 125th anniversary

WINDTHORST — Residents and parishioners filled St. Mary’s Church on New Year’s Day to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the community’s first Mass and founding of the parish.