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

Fourth Sunday of Lent

March 26, 2017

The future king, David, in today’s first reading, is an example of a type of character present throughout the Hebrew scriptures.  

 

Third Sunday of Lent

March 19, 2017

Especially during the Lenten, Holy Week, and Easter seasons, the prayer texts of the Eastern Church revel in paradoxical images of Christ: the eternal life who is put to death, the host of the supper who is also its meal, the thirsty crucified one with living water streaming from his side.

 

Second Sunday of Lent

March 12, 2017

“We used to be such good friends. How is it that you’ve moved so far away?” one man asked another. “Perhaps,” the other replied, “you have moved away.

 

 

First Sunday of Lent

March 5, 2017

The first Sunday of the season of Lent always includes a Gospel account of the temptation of the Lord Jesus in the desert by the devil.  

 

Eight Sunday in Ordinary Time

February 26, 2017

People have, it seems, a natural penchant for misplaced emphasis on unimportant things.  

 

 

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

February 19, 2017

The Lord’s message, through Moses, was to “take no revenge and cherish no grudge . . . love your neighbor as yourself” (Leviticus 19:18).

 

Sixth Sunday in

Ordinary Time

February 12, 2017

“If you choose you can keep the commandments,” Sirach tells us. God “has set before you fire and water; to whichever you choose, stretch forth your hand” (Sirach 15:15, 16).

 

Fifth Sunday in

Ordinary Time

February 5, 2017

As children we sang the lively song This Little Light of Mine.

 

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

January 29, 2017

Zephaniah is one of the least-known of the Old Testament prophets.

 

Third Sunday

in Ordinary Time

While you might have to reach for an atlas to determine that Isaiah is speaking about Galilee, today’s first reading (part of which was read at Christmas) is prophetic of Jesus’ future ministry in that province.

 

Second Sunday

in

Ordinary Time

Today we begin with one of the “servant songs” from the book of Isaiah, a song prophetic of Jesus’ ministry of service.

 

The Epiphany of the Lord

   The unfolding of the story of the Incarnation continues today as the Church celebrates the Epiphany.

 

The Octave Day of Christmas Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God

The blessing we experience in Christ Jesus is proclaimed in Numbers as the special blessing for the people of Israel.  

 

 

The Nativity of the Lord

(Christmas)

On this day of gifts and gift‑giving, it seems appropriate that we take a moment to reflect on the great gift of God’s Word.

 

Fourth Sunday of Advent

As Christmas draws near, Advent’s scriptures lure us into a world of dreams, signs, wonders, and the miracle of the virgin birth.

 

Third Sunday of Advent

Today we can bask in the imagery that the Mass readings offer us.

 

Second Sundy

of Advent

Saint John the Baptist appears on the scene today as Advent enters its second week.

 

First Sunday of Advent

Be prepared. It’s that simple. As this Advent season opens before us, the Lord Jesus summons us to stand ready for his coming.

 

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

The book of Samuel recounts for us today the anointing of David as king of Israel.

 

Thirty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

The second book of Maccabees tells a powerful story, and a rather gruesome one at that.

 

Thirty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

An old expression holds that the sun-warmed stone heals.

 

Thirty First Sunday in

Ordinary Time

The book of Wisdom tells us that the spirit of God is in all things.

 

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

How many times have we read or heard about someone who’s gotten into trouble—maybe even fired from a job—because of a brush with the law?

 

Twenty Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

“Getting by with a little help from our friends” is not an idea that began with the Beatles.

 

Twenty Eight Sunday

in

Ordinary Time

  Surely we can all recall at least a few days in our lives when things were going so well that nothing could put us in a bad mood.

 

Twenty Seventh Sunday

in 

Ordinary Time

Many twelve-step programs use the phrase “Let go and let God.” In all their simplicity, these five words are the heart of today’s readings.

 

 

Twenty Sixth Sunday 

in 

Ordinary Time

The message found in today’s readings is an       oft-told story.

 

Twenty Fifth Sunday

in 

Ordinary Time

The Second Vatican Council has called us to envision the Church as the people of God.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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