News/Blog :: Century of Tradition - Diocese of Corpus Christi http://2429.2.ecatholicwebsites.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:24:08 GMT ‘A dwelling among the flock’ (Part1) http://2429.2.ecatholicwebsites.com/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=61&page=153 The bishop’s house currently under renovation is one in a long line of homes that the bishops of Corpus Christi have used both as a home and office over the years. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 05:00:00 GMT rss61 A story in image: The coat of arms of the bishops of Corpus Christi (Part 1) http://2429.2.ecatholicwebsites.com/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=58&page=153 This the first in a three-part series of stories on the coat of arms of each bishop of Corpus Christi. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT rss58 Sacerdotes españoles vinieron con Verdaguer http://2429.2.ecatholicwebsites.com/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=12&page=193 Thu, 26 Jan 2012 06:00:00 GMT rss12 Bishop Verdaguer Built Up Church in South Texas http://2429.2.ecatholicwebsites.com/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=7&page=153 “The vicariate is poor, very poor, so much so that in Laredo the best parish, the priest cannot have a regular monthly salary,” wrote Bishop Peter Verdaguer Y Prat to a priest who asked to come into his jurisdiction. Wed, 25 Jan 2012 06:00:00 GMT rss7 Un nuevo comienzo http://2429.2.ecatholicwebsites.com/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=8&page=193 Thu, 15 Dec 2011 06:00:00 GMT rss8 A New Beginning: The Vicariate of Brownsville http://2429.2.ecatholicwebsites.com/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=3&page=153 Most of south Texas was part of The Diocese of Brownsville, before 1912, when The Diocese of Corpus Christi was established. Thu, 15 Dec 2011 06:00:00 GMT rss3 ‘Tan grande como Texas’ http://2429.2.ecatholicwebsites.com/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=11&page=193 Fri, 18 Nov 2011 06:00:00 GMT rss11 As Big as Texas http://2429.2.ecatholicwebsites.com/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=6&page=153 During Bishop John Mary Odin's first years serving as bishop, the Republic of Texas had experienced numerous challenges—multiple brief occupations by Mexican forces, the threat of bankruptcy, the regular rounds of disease, serious crop failures and the usual Gulf storms. Thu, 17 Nov 2011 06:00:00 GMT rss6 Vientos de cambio http://2429.2.ecatholicwebsites.com/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=10&page=193 Fri, 21 Oct 2011 05:00:00 GMT rss10 Winds of Change http://2429.2.ecatholicwebsites.com/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=5&page=153 The area that became the Diocese of Corpus Christi was caught up in two wars of independence within a period of less than 20 years. Thu, 20 Oct 2011 05:00:00 GMT rss5 Misioneros franciscanos fueron primeros cultivadores http://2429.2.ecatholicwebsites.com/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=9&page=193 Fri, 16 Sep 2011 05:00:00 GMT rss9 Planting the Seeds of Faith http://2429.2.ecatholicwebsites.com/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=4&page=153 The story of the Catholic family in south Texas began with arrival of European explorers in the 1500s. While exploration offered the promise of wealth and fame to many, to the Franciscan missionaries, it was an opportunity to plant the seeds of faith in a new field. Fri, 16 Sep 2011 05:00:00 GMT rss4