Father David Garcia is often celebrated for his fundraising skills. But he takes pride in his organizing and priestly accomplishments as well.
Known to many as “Father David,” Garcia served in ministry in San Antonio for 44 years, most recently as pastor of the active parish at Mission Concepción.
On Aug. 15, the day of the annual solar double illumination, a setting sun in the west casts rays of light through two glass openings.
The annual phenomenon of a double solar illumination is set to occur at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday inside the Mission Concepción church.
A new Institute of Texan Cultures exhibit chronicles San Antonio history in 300 photographs covering the 1860s-1990s.
Crowds holding candles gathered along the River Walk for the La Procesión de San Antonio, led by Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller.
You can explore the trendline of visits to the Missions since 1983 by using the Rivard Report’s interactive charts in this story.
The artifacts of the city’s Spanish-colonial buildings may resonate with those who struggle with the identity politics of our present political landscape.
The tradition of the matachines music, costumes, and movement has lived on for generations, with many San Antonio families dancing together through the years.
Empty seats were hard to come by at Mission Concepción’s Sunday morning Mass, which parishioners have been holding uninterrupted since the Mission was dedicated more than 200 years ago.