Father shares why he fled his country
By ROSE YBARRAThe Valley Catholic
McALLEN — When Carlos Larios arrived at the immigrant respite center at Sacred Heart Parish McAllen on Oct. 25 with his two teenage daughters, he heard the staff and volunteers needed help cleaning the bathrooms.
Mass of Innocents celebrated to bring healing
McALLEN — “Tonight we gather as a people joined by a common sorrow – the loss of child, either newly born or still in the womb,” said Bishop Daniel E. Flores during his homily at the Mass of Innocents on Oct. 13 at the Our Lady of Sorrows Chapel in McAllen.
Those Who Serve: Father Juan Manuel Salazar
Father Juan Manuel Salazar, director of the Office of Vocations, was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Brownsville on May 25, 2013.
Guadalupe El Torero Church located in northwestern Hidalgo County
By ROSE YBARRA The Valley Catholic
Sylvia Perez Kotzur remembers attending Mass at San Luisito, known as Guadalupe El Torero Church, as a little girl.
Vela Perpetua Altar Society in Rio Grande City celebrates milestone
RIO GRANDE CITY — The bonds of faith and friendship have brought the women of the Vela Perpetua Altar Society at Immaculate Conception Church in Rio Grande City together for 125 years.
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