In her keynote address at Our Lady of the Lake University's 2019 Commencement, community leader Maria Berriozabal urged the graduates to appreciate those who came before them as they charge into the future. Berriozabal, a tireless voice for social justice and advocate for women, was awarded an honorary doctorate by OLLU at the ceremony. (Scroll down to watch video of her speech and read more about her below the video.)
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Written by Sami Bouls on Jul 2 2019 - 3:05pm
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 4 2018 - 12:29pm
Arturo S. Rodríguez recalled what his parish priest at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church told him after joining the first farm workers’ melon strike in Rio Grande City and getting arrested back in 1966.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 19 2018 - 2:55pm
San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller said the separation of immigrant families at the border "is immoral, is evil, is sinful." His remarks came at the COPS/Metro Alliance Assembly on June 18, 2018, at Our Lady of the Lake University. "To use children as pawns to deter people from coming is inhuman and shows the decadence that we are in, in our country," he said.
Written by Jason Gil on Apr 11 2018 - 3:04pm
To see and feel the anguish of a Syrian child refugee, look no further than the Portraits of Compassion exhibit on the walls of the banquet hall at San Antonio’s Trinity Baptist Church, on view until the end of April 2018. The painting, titled “...the least of these...,” is a hauntingly poignant portrait of a Syrian child. His eyes beseech us, in their sad determined gaze, to seek our humanity, wondering what went wrong.
Written by JayAlmendarez13 on Feb 23 2017 - 5:01pm
Have you wondered how our communities can effectively organize for the common good? Find out Saturday, February 25, 2017 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Our Lady of the Lake University, Chapel Auditorium (Building 31 on map at http://www.ollusa.edu/s/1190/images/editor_documents/site_map/admissions_aid/visit_ollu/san_antonio/campus_map_parking-2016.pdf)
Written by Don Mathis on Jan 20 2017 - 10:06pm
Renovations of the Elmendorf Lake Park Improvements Project, approved by voters in 2012, was celebrated Jan 21 at 10:30 a.m. Jeff Tyler, an engineer with the San Antonio River Authority (SARA), described some of the new features at the park. “The main goal was to get the community close to water,” Tyler said. “New amenities include a floating dock and picnic areas overlooking the lake.”
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 4 2017 - 8:06pm
Replay the video of the NOWCastSA webcast of We The People, a Conversation of the Heart, produced by CompassionNET San Antonio and the interfaith San Antonio peaceCENTER recorded at the Oblate School of Theology, Whitley Theological Center on Jan. 5. Partners in the conversation include Celebration Circle, Dialogue Institute, Dreamweek San Antonio, Episcopal Church of Reconciliation, Esperanza Center for Peace and Justice, InterReligious Council of San Antonio, Jewish Federation of San Antonio, Our Lady of the Lake University, SoL Center, and TPR's Dare to Listen.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 30 2016 - 5:43pm
LIVE NOW: The webcast of San Antonio World AIDS Day 2016: Gathering of Remembrance and Hope. The theme this year is “We Remember, We Live, We Hope: The Patchwork of Lives and Services.” The event is free and open to the public at Our Lady of the Lake University’s Providence Hall, 411 SW 24th Street on Dec. 1 until 8 p.m.