The Mexican American Catholic College (MACC) honored Archbishop Emeritus Fiorenza of Galveston Houston with the San Juan Diego Leadership Award for his life-long commitment to Hispanic Ministry. MACC Chair, Bishop Oscar Cantú presented the award during the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) General Assembly on Monday, November 11, 2013
Archbishop Gustavo celebrated with seminarians, students, staff and faculty on the 10th anniversary of his installation as a bishop. Watch the video and learn what he thinks about MACC and Pope Francis.
Bishop Daniel Flores from the Diocese of Brownsville, provided a moving and realistic keynote address during this year’s immigration symposium. Titled, Violence on the Border, Immigration, and the Mission of the Church, Bishop Flores shared his personal witness of the violence and how it is impacting the people he loves on both sides of the border. Click here to read the keynote or hear the audio.
To learn more about the realities of the violence happening on the US and Mexico border, read the documents written by pastoral border agents for the fourth annual Immigration Symposium: Violence on the Border: Consequences & Pastoral Responses. Click here to read the articles.