Welcome to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Community in Alice, Texas!

 

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To honor the Lord as Servants of Christ and Stewards of the mysteries of God by spreading his message of Love, Hope, Faith and Respect. In trusting his message, our diverse community will always remain united and be guided by the Holy Spirit, to encourage and support the development of the Sacramental Life and by being a community open to others that are coming in search of Christ's love and Teachings.

 

Bienvenidos a la

Iglesia Católica de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe

en Alice, Texas

 

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



The Pastor's Desk Corner

Twenty Nineth Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 22, 2017

Power struggles occur on every level of society, from the world stage to relationships at work, to our own homes.

 

 

  Twenty Eighth Sunday        in Ordinary Time   

October 15, 2017

The mountain of theLord described in today’s first reading is a place where there is no more hunger, no more weeping, and no more  division of any kind.         

 

Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 8, 2017

Today’s readings focus our attention on vineyards. Isaiah’s song concerning his friend’s vineyard begins with inspiring and poetic images of an idyllic vineyard where the choicest harvest is expected.

 

Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 1, 2017

In the stream of readings during this portion of Ordinary Time one week’s texts can often appear to pick up exactly where the previous week’s concluded.

 

Twenty Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 24, 2017

The very first line of today’s first reading summons us to seek the Lord and to call upon God.  

 

Twenty Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 17, 2017

       Nearly ten years before, a son and father had parted ways when the business they shared went bankrupt. The son blamed the father. They did not speak to each other again. 

 

Twenty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 10, 2017

In the ancient world watchmen were extremely important people. They kept communities safe, and were there to alert them to any impending danger or attack.

 

Twenty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time September 3, 2017

If you've ever had an unpleasant but somewhat amusing practical joke played on you, then you have some understanding of how Jeremiah feels today when he tells God "good one--you duped me."

 

 

Twenty First Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 27, 2017

Peter’s history as a follower or friend of Jesus is a bit spotty.

 

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 20, 2017

    “Let all the nations praise you!” (Psalm 67:4) today’s psalm response exclaims.

 

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinaty Time

August 13, 2017

A rabbi was asked why God sends trials and troubles into human lives.

 

 

The Transfiguration of the Lord

August 6, 2017

Today, the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, is a day of eyewitness accounts.  

 

Seventeenth Sunay in 

Ordinary Time

July 30, 2017

God visits Solomon in a dream, and the scripture story nowhere tells us that Solomon awoke to have this conversation with God!

 

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 23, 2017

The first reading today, from the book of Wisdom, makes its point over and over, at least five times in five verses!

 

 

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 16, 2017

The seed is the word of God. The agricultural metaphors in all of today’s readings give richness to the message that the word of God, cultivated in our hearts, bears much fruit in our lives.

 

 

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 9, 2017

Like a tonal center in music, the note to which we keep returning in today’s readings is humility.

 

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Today we have the beautiful story of the woman promised a child, the wonderful exhortation about life in Christ, and a powerful instruction from Jesus.

 

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

How do people find hope in the face of suffering and death?

 

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

June 11, 2017

The God of the universe is mysterious. Science has not been able to solve the mystery of how the universe came into being or explain exactly what continues to give it creative energy and masterful design.

 

Pentecost Sunday

June 4, 2017

Last week we heard that, following the Ascension, the disciples, Mary, and other followers of the Lord retreated to the upper room in prayer. 

 

Ascencion of the Lord

May 28, 2017

The readings for today’s celebration of the Ascension of the Lord once again remind us that as Christians we are people of hope.

 

Sixth Sunday of Easter

May 21, 2017

Throughout this Easter season the readings have drawn us into the experience of the early church.

 

Fifth Sunday of Easter

May 14, 2017

Today we sense the apostles’ trepidation as they begin to realize that the Lord would soon be leaving them.

 

Fourth Sunday of Easter

May 7, 2017

The Twenty-third Psalm, today’s responsorial psalm, is arguably the best known of all the psalms.

 

Third Sunday of Easter

April 30, 2017

One central metaphor employed to describe the Christian life is a journey.

 

Divine Mercy Sunday

April 23, 2017

“They devoted themselves to the teaching of the apostles and to the communal life, to the breaking of bread and to the prayers” (Acts 2:42).

 

Sunday of the  Resurrection of the Lord

April 16, 2017

“This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad” (Psalm 118:24).

 

Palm Sunday

April 9, 2017

We start today looking through the portals of Jerusalem, seeing crowds of people, cheering and waving palm branches in the air.

 

Fifth Sunday of Lent

April 2, 2017

  The story of the raising of Lazarus from the dead is the single longest story (apart from the Passion) in the Gospel of John.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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