July 23, 2024

Archbishop planning to bless the city from an airplane

The Archdiocese of San Antonio will be giving a big announcement on when people can return to services again in San Antonio.

Right after the announcement, at 2 p.m. Archbishop Gustavo Garcรญa-Siller will take off in a World War II era plane to “bless the city from the skies” called “Mission: Hope”

THe Archbishop will be flying across the city of San Antonio in a 1942 bright yellow SNJ ‘Ole’ Yeller yellow aircraft courtesy of the Tex Hill Win of the Commemorative Air Force sending his blessings.

When the Archbishop flies 1,000 feet within the church, the bells will start ringing at many of the parishes.

1. Takeoff from Stinson Field — 8431 Mission Road, San Antonio 78214 — 2 p.m.

2. Mission Espada โ€“ 10040 Espada Road, San Antonio 78214 — 2:02 p.m.

3. Mission San Juan Capistrano โ€“ 9101 Graf Road, San Antonio 78214 — 2:05 p.m.

4. UIW School of Medicine โ€“ 2507 Kennedy Circle, Brooks City Base 78235 — 2:07 p.m.

5. St. PJ’s Children’s Home โ€“ 919 Mission Road, San Antonio 78210 — 2:12 p.m.

6. Mission Concepciรณn โ€“ 807 Mission Road, San Antonio 78210 — 2:15 p.m.

7. St Cecilia’s Catholic Church โ€“ 125 West Whittier Street, San Antonio 78210 — 2:25 p.m.

8. Holy Redeemer Catholic Church โ€“ 1819 Nevada Street, San Antonio 78203 — 2:30 p.m.

9. CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital โ€“ 333 North Santa Rosa Street, San Antonio 78207 — 2:32 p.m.

10. San Fernando Cathedral โ€“ 115 Main Plaza, San Antonio 78205 — 2:35 p.m.

11. San Antonio City Hall โ€“ 100 Military Plaza, San Antonio 78205 — 2:35 p.m.

12. Bexar County Adult Detention Center โ€“ 200 North Comal, San Antonio 78207 — 2:40 p.m.

13. Sacred Heart Catholic Church โ€“ 2114 West Houston Street, San Antonio 78207 — 2:42 p.m.

14. St Timothy Catholic Church โ€“ 1515 Saltillo Street, San Antonio 78207 — 2:42 p.m.

15. Our Lady of the Lake University โ€“ 411 SW 24th Street, San Antonio 78207 — 2:50 p.m.

16. Archdiocesan Pastoral Center/Assumption Seminary/Mexican American Catholic College โ€“ 2718 West Woodlawn Avenue, San Antonio 78228 — 2:53 p.m.

17. St. Mary’s University โ€“ One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio 78228 — 2:55 p.m.

18. Kelly Field โ€“ Kelly, San Antonio 78227 — 3 p.m.

19. Lackland Air Force Base โ€“ West Military Drive, San Antonio 78236 — 3 p.m.

20. Divine Providence Catholic Church โ€“ 5667 Old Pearsall Road, San Antonio 78242 — 3:05 p.m.

21. St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church โ€“ 9883 Marbach Road, San Antonio 78245 — 3:08 p.m.

22. Oblate School of Theology โ€“ 285 Oblate Drive, San Antonio 78216 — 3:15 p.m.

23. St. Francis Nursing Home โ€“ 630 West Woodlawn Avenue, San Antonio 78212 — 3:17 p.m.

24. Padua Place Retired Priest Residence โ€“ 80 Peter Baque Road, San Antonio 78209 — 3:20 p.m.

25. University of the Incarnate Word โ€“ 4301 Broadway Street, San Antonio 78209 — 3:22 p.m.

26. St. Pius X Church โ€“ 7734 Robin Rest Drive, San Antonio 78209 — 3:25 p.m.

27. Catholic Life Insurance headquarters building โ€“ 1635 NE Interstate 410 Loop, San Antonio 78209 — 3:30 p.m.

28. Shrine of St. Padre Pio Catholic Church โ€“ 3843 Bulverde Parkway, San Antonio 78259 — 3:32 p.m.

29. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church โ€“ 16075 N Evans Road, Selma 78154 — 3:35 p.m.

30. St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church โ€“ 386 N Castell Avenue, New Braunfels 78130 — 3:40 p.m.

31. St. Monica Catholic Church โ€“ 501 North Street, Converse 78109 — 3:45 p.m.

32. Return to Stinson Airport โ€“ 8431 Mission Road, San Antonio 78214 — 3:50 p.m.