Deacon Guadalupe Rodriguez

Deacon Guadalupe was ordained December 9, 2006 on the Feast of Saint Juan Diego in Laredo, Texas by Bishop James Tamayo of the Diocese of Laredo. He has been working for the Catholic Church since 2005 as Retreat Center Administrator for Catholic Solitudes, the Director of Religious Education for Saint Williams and Saint Mary Cathedral, and is now Co-Director of Diaconal Formation, Diocese of Austin.


    Posts by Deacon Guadalupe Rodriguez

    Divine Mercy Homily

    Jesus Divine Mercy

    The second Sunday of Easter is celebrated as Divine Mercy Sunday. This homily was given by Deacon Guadalupe at St Mary Cathedral in downtown Austin, TX in the Octave of Easter. Divine Mercy Image Prayers from the Chaplet of Divine Mercy Optional Opening Prayers You expired, Jesus, but the source of life gushed forth for […]

    The Fatherhood of Saint Joseph


    This homily was given at St Mary’s Cathedral in downtown Austin, TX for the Solemnity of Saint Joseph, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Read the daily readings for this solemnity at USCCB’s daily readings page. Main Points of the Homily for the Feast of Saint Joseph Entrustment to the fatherhood of Saint Joseph Saint Joseph – […]

    The World’s Greatest Love

    Source: Mary of Nazareth (Lux Vide)

    As the Solemnity of Saint Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary approaches on March 19th let us contemplate the betrothal and love of Joseph and Mary, and how it can help couples and also single people in their search for a spouse. Pope Benedict XVI reminded us on July 5, 2010 that the “The […]

    Angels & Dragons

    Michael Cast Out Lucifer

    “Proclaim a War! Let the weak man say, ‘I am a warrior!’” (Joel 4:9-10) In these dark times we must contemplate and understand the spiritual battle we are facing. We must take a step back and ask ourselves, “What is happening to the world and to us?” The answer is that mankind is at the […]

    Our Christian Vocation Is Like That of The Three Kings!


    Every Christmas we ready ourselves for the birth of our Lord with lights, lights, and more lights.  We string lights on Christmas trees, wreaths, and nativity sets; we outline windows, rooftops and walkways.  We decorate our downtown trees and light poles with lights and some neighborhood yards are aglow with lighted reindeer, snowmen, and nativity […]

    The Perfect Christmas Gift


    This Christmas give your child “the perfect Christmas gift”: Your Blessing!  According the Church’s official book on blessings Jesus loved blessing children for when God took on our human flesh he, “Gave us a new gift in every blessing.” (Book of Blessings # 2,3) Even when Jesus was most exhausted and the apostles wanted him […]

    Eucharist: God will bless Texas on the feast of Corpus Christi June 22


    Download the PDF Flyer – 2014_CorpusChristi Everyone is invited to join St. Mary Cathedral for the annual Corpus Christi Eucharistic Procession on June 22, the feast of Corpus Christi. This year’s procession will not only go to the steps of the State Capitol as in years past, but it will actually go inside the Rotunda of […]