News/Blog :: Century of Tradition - Diocese of Corpus Christi Mon, 22 Sep 2014 04:12:10 GMT ‘A dwelling among the flock’ (Part1) 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 Sacerdotes españoles vinieron con Verdaguer Thu, 26 Jan 2012 06:00:00 GMT rss12 Bishop Verdaguer Built Up Church in South Texas “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 Thu, 15 Dec 2011 06:00:00 GMT rss8 ‘Tan grande como Texas’ Fri, 18 Nov 2011 06:00:00 GMT rss11 As Big as Texas 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 Fri, 21 Oct 2011 05:00:00 GMT rss10 Winds of Change 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 Fri, 16 Sep 2011 05:00:00 GMT rss9 Planting the Seeds of Faith 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