Saint Anthony Catholic School celebrates 135 years

Saint Anthony Catholic School, in San Antonio, had a special celebration last week to mark its 135th anniversary. The day began with the Most. Rev. Gregory L. Parkes, Bishop of the Diocese of Saint Petersburg, presiding over a celebration of the Holy Mass. The Rev. Garry Welsh, pastor of Saint Anthony of Padua Catholic Church offered welcoming remarks at the Mass and, throughout the … [Read more...]

‘Christmas in the Park’ offers a touch of nostalgia

It’s an event that dates back more than half-century, and offers an old-fashioned touch for the holidays. “Christmas in the Park,” presented by The Founders’ Garden Club of San Antonio, provides an evening designed to encourage families and friends to gather together to celebrate the season. The event will be on Dec. 4 at 7 p.m., and is expected to last 1 ½ to two hours, said Donna Swart, … [Read more...]

Saint Anthony choir to perform for Pope Francis

Members of the Saint Anthony Choristers are departing Dec. 26 on a pilgrimage to Rome. The highlight of their trip will be to sing at the World Peace Day Papal Mass on New Year’s Day, said Sandra Lau, the choir director for the group from Saint Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in San Antonio. The 14 youth singers will be part of 5,000 youth singers from around the world that are taking part … [Read more...]