Weekly News: December 21, 2020

Happy Solstice, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year! Today is the Winter Solstice, which means that brighter days – ever so incrementally – are ahead. Of course, on Friday, December 25, is the celebration of Christmas. The Provincial Offices will be closed December 24-28 for the holiday, and again on December 31 and January 1 for […]

Christmas greetings from Rome

Fr. Stephen Huffstetter, SCJ, vicar general, writes the following from the Generalate in Rome: Dear SCJ family, I send my prayers and greetings for a joyful Christmas! Last month during the US Province’s Zoom assembly I was quite touched, and felt sentimental just seeing confreres I haven’t been able to see for so long. Like […]

Weekly News: December 14, 2020

OLG celebrations As we noted last week, celebrations of the parish feast day at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Houston were adapted due to the pandemic. However, many of the traditions continued, including the dance of the Matachines, a spiritual dance that has its origins in the pre-Hispanic peoples of Latin America. One of the […]

Weekly News: December 7, 2020

Pandemic adaptations at OLG Due to COVID-19 restrictions, RCIA students at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Houston were unable to receive their sacraments at Easter. The delayed celebrations took place instead at the end of November. Fr. Wojciech Adamczyk, SCJ, OLG pastor, is pictured above during one of the baptisms. This coming Saturday, December 12, […]