The decision was made following extensive collaboration with the priests in neighboring parishes over the past three-and-a-half years.
Pope Francis recently asked 70 mayors, mostly from Europe, to come and discuss local responses to the refugee crisis.
Speaking before thousands at San Fernando Cathedral Tuesday, Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller delivered the homily for Archbishop Emeritus Flores.
Support, love, and encouragement were the basis of the lifelong ministry of Patricio “Patrick” Fernandez Flores, more than one colleague of Flores has said.
Editor’s Note: This is the bilingual homily delivered by Fr.
Devoted followers of Archbishop Emeritus “Patrick” Flores will celebrate his life and legacy with a variety of services Monday and Tuesday.
San Antonio’s fourth archbishop and the first Mexican-American bishop in the United States, died of pneumonia and congestive heart failure Monday.