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.


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    Posts by Deacon Guadalupe Rodriguez

    Corpus Christi Procession – “One Heart and Soul” (Part 2)

    Texas-adoration

    The upcoming, June 7, 2015, Corpus Christi procession unites the Austin, English and Spanish communities, as when the early Church was a “Community of believers [that] was of one heart and soul.” (Acts 4:32)   From the very beginning the early Christians were a convergence of a trilingual culture, so public statements were often, “Written in […]

    About 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.

    Homily on the Ascension of Our Lord

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    This homily was given by Deacon Guadalupe at St Mary’s Cathedral in downtown Austin, TX on the Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord in the season of Easter. “When they had gathered together they asked him, “Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?” He answered them, “It is […]

    About 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.

    Open the Door of Mercy Homily

    Year of Mercy

    This homily was given at St Mary Cathedral in downtown Austin on May 7, 2015 in the 4th Week of Easter. Pope Francis Prayer for the Jubilee of Mercy Lord Jesus Christ, you have taught us to be merciful like the heavenly Father, and have told us that whoever sees you sees Him. Show us […]

    About 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.

    Corpus Christi Procession – “That They May All Be One” (Part 1)

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    The Corpus Christi Procession in Austin, Texas, is a very special one. This year, two communities are coming together to praise and adore the Lamb of God on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.  For the first time in Central Texas history, the English and Spanish Corpus Christi Processions will […]

    About 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.

    Homily on the Works of Mercy

    Jesus Washing Peter's Feet - Ford Madox Brown

    This homliy was given at St Mary Cathedral in downtown Austin, TX on April 30, 2015 in the fourth week of Easter Jesus in the priest and in the deacon as servant. Homily based on the Gospel of John 13:16-20 The Corporal Works of Mercy Feed the hungry Give drink to the thirsty Clothe the […]

    About 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.

    Pope Francis’ Holy Year of Mercy Message

    Pope Francis Papal Bull of Mercy

    Pope Francis released the Papal Bull of Indiction of the Year of Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy titled Misericordiae Vultus on Saturday April 11, 2015. This homily was given by Deacon Guadalupe at St Mary Cathedral in downtown Austin, TX.   About Guadalupe RodriguezDeacon Guadalupe was ordained December 9, 2006 on the Feast of Saint Juan Diego […]

    About 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.

    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 […]

    About 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.

    Finding Jesus at a Street Retreat

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    In early December, thirty men in the diaconal formation program from the Diocese of Austin went on a three day street retreat based on the scripture “He commanded them that they should take nothing for their journey, except a staff only: no bread, no wallet, no money in their purse” (Mark 6:8).   The men were […]

    About 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.

    The Fatherhood of Saint Joseph

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    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 – […]

    About 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.

    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 […]

    About 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.