Valley Catholics will be represented during Pope's visit to the USA
By ROSE YBARRAThe Valley Catholic
Rosantina Rios missed several opportunities to see Pope John Paul II when he visited North America during his long papacy. Issues of timing, work, family commitments, finances and the like prevented her from making the trips to see the now saint.
Villa Maria of the Incarnate Word opened in 1853
The Valley Catholic
BROWNSVILLE — On March 18, 1852, four Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament left their convent in Lyon, France and, together with several priests of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, set sail on a 52-day journey to Brownsville, the last outpost of civilization in South Texas.
Those Who Serve: Sister Claudia Cano, RSM
RAYMONDVILLE — Sister Claudia Cano professed perpetual vows on Aug. 8 at her home parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Raymondville.
Image represents McAllen's history, culture
McALLEN — Silvia Camara has been interested in art since she was a small child. She has been taking art classes since she was in the first grade.
Diocesan Appeal continues through December
SAN JUAN — Everyone can help rebuild the Church. This is the message of the Annual Diocesan Appeal which was launched in July in the Diocese of Brownsville and will continue through December.
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