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June 6, 2010 Sunday – All Are Invited Solemnity of Corpus Christi Eucharistic Procession

June 6, 2010

Solemnity of Corpus Christi Mass and Eucharistic Procession
16th Annual Archdiocesan Celebration
SUNDAY, JUNE 6, 2010 (Year for Priests)

Archbishop Gomez, San Antonio, TX 2009 Solemnity of Corpus Christi

Please join the faithful of the Archdiocese of San Antonio on the Feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of our Lord, as we process at two locations this year as we near the conclusion of the YEAR OF THE PRIEST.

Let us give witness to our faith that He is truly present, par excellence, in the Most Blessed Sacrament. You are welcome to join in at Padua Place Retired Priest Chapel and Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church.  (*)

  • ► Padua Place, Retired Priest Chapel 8:30am – 10:00am
    Padua Place, Missionary Servants of St. Anthony, 80 Peter Baque Road, San Antonio, TX 78209 (Nottingham & Peter Baque Rd)   Directions and Map  

Holy Mass followed by Eucharistic Procession
Celebrants: Most Rev. Patrick F. Flores, Archbishop EMERITUS and Most Rev. Bernard F. Popp, Auxiliary Bishop EMERITUS of San Antonio, TX

If your child has made their First Holy Communion this year, they are welcome to wear their First Communion Clothes. Parking available and you can consult the local bus schedule.

Holy Mass followed by Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Eucharistic Procession, concluding with Benediction.
Main Celebrant: Rev. Fr. Christopher G. Phillips, Pastor

>> On display during all Sunday Holy Mass opportunities (7:30am,9am,11am, and 6pm Latin) in the Sacred Heart Adoration Chapel at Our Lady of the Atonement, will be the Vatican Exhibition of Church Approved Eucharistic Miracles (Small Display – 5 panels) for all to prayerfully enjoy.

For more information please contact E.A.S.A.:

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(*) As always, if your Pastor has a Eucharistic Procession planned please do assist him there in your home parish. We will run a story in the Today’s Catholic, and appreciate the details and photos of your parish events sent to:     The Archdiocese event is usually held at 3:00pm, however this year was a little special. — Thank you!

Bishop Oscar Cantú named Apostolic Administrator for Archdiocese of San Antonio.
Pope Benedict XVI, through the Vatican’s Congregation of Bishops, has named Auxiliary Bishop Oscar Cantú Apostolic Administrator for the Archdiocese of San Antonio. The appointment is effective today as Archbishop José Gomez vacates his seat as Archbishop of San Antonio and assumes his position as coadjutor archbishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, CA. The announcement was made by Apostolic Nuncio, Pietro Sambi, the Vatican’s ambassador and its liaison to the Catholic Church in the United States. (Read the entire article at )

Thank you to KJMA San Antonio – Richard Reyna for the kind public announcement.  Enjoy Guadalupe Radio Network  Live on-line at

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  • The Holy Year for Priests Pope Benedict XVI  declared a “Year for Priests” beginning with the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on June 19, 2009. The year will conclude in Rome with an international gathering of priests with the Holy Father from June 9-11, 2010.

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    In San Antonio, TX we have 10 men ordained to the ministerial priesthood this year (and counting).  The celebration of the Solemnity of Corpus Christi this year includes the eldest priest and newly ordained priest:

     — Padua Place where 92 years young priest, Most Rev. Bernard F. Popp; Born December 6, 1917
    Ordained to the Priesthood: Feb 24, 1943, resides. 

    — Our Lady of the Atonement where newly ordained Fr. Jeffrey Moore was ordained to the Sacred Priesthood on March 20, 2010 is assigned as Parochial Vicar.

    “Love, in fact, is the vocation which includes all others.”
    –St. Therese of Lisieux