A Prayer For Our Neighbors

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By Alex Escobar SAN ANTONIO—While there are many who are still recovering from the tragedy in Las Vegas, disaster strikes again closer to Our Lady of the Lake University in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A gunman opened fire in the First Baptist Church killing at least 26 people and injuring more […]

The Consecrated Among Us: Sister Rose Ann Blair

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By Pauline Fields SAN ANTONIO—To continue celebrating the Convent of Divine Providence and their 150 year anniversary in Texas, we introduce you to Sister Rose Ann Blair. Sr. Rose Ann Blair’s story is a unique one. She has traveled all over the nation to provide service in the name of […]

Campus Minister Lives And Serves For Students

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By Gabriela Cavazos SAN ANTONIO—With 14 years experience in campus ministry, Joseph Liedecke has built strong connections with students of all faiths, spiritual journeys, and beliefs. Hired in June of this year as University Minister/Programing Coordinator, Liedecke is optimistic for the new connections that will be created on campus through […]

The Consecrated Among Us: Sister Patricia Lohre

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By Angelica Casas SAN ANTONIO—While most students learn to balance school life with social and family life, one student also includes the consecrated life in her balance. Sister Patricia Marie Lohre, a sister of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament of Victoria Congregation, is a senior at Our Lady of […]

The Consecrated Among Us: Sister Joyce Detzel

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By Angelica Casas SAN ANTONIO—With a wide smile, Sister Joyce Detzel grabs two photographs that sit behind her desk and explains that in one is her small grandson and in the other is her son, her daughter-in-law and her granddaughter. As any other mother, Detzel is proud to show off […]

The Consecrated Among Us: Sister Margit Nagy

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By Angelica Casas SAN ANTONIO—In 2013, Pope Francis declared the 2014-2015 Catholic liturgical calendar to be the Year of Consecrated Life. At Our Lady of the Lake University, there are many consecrated among us, especially next door in the Our Lady of the Lake Convent. Each month this spring, The […]

Archbishop Presides Over Intercollegiate Confirmation Mass

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By Mary Lee Martinez SAN ANTONIO—On Feb. 15, Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller confirmed San Antonio students in an intercollegiate rite of confirmation ceremony during Sunday liturgy. The sacrament was received by 34 students who attend Our Lady of the Lake University, University of the Incarnate Word, St. Mary’s University, University of […]