Opinion

Lazarus Sunday

The 2nd Sunday of the Corona Virus shutdown! Lord, save your people! He will! He always does!  By now you all know that all our public Masses have been canceled, so there’s no more schedule for now.  However, we will be celebrating Sunday and week-day Masses without our family of Faith physically  present. We’ll be…

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On the Mission tax rate increase

Last month our ex-mayor placed a large and assumingly very expensive ad in Progress Times criticizing the current administration for raising the property tax a very small amount. Thinking back, hindsight is always better, I realized my voting for him and his agendas was the cause of this current increase. I should have realized that…

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ST Jude

ST. JUDE May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, love and preserved throughout the world now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. St. Jude helper of the helpless, pray for us. Say this prayer 9 days, 9 times a day. On the…

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Sacred Heart English Lourdes Cardenas

The Miracle Prayer Dear heart of Jesus in the past i have asked many favours. This time i ask you this special one(mention favour). Take it dear heart of Jesus and place it within your heart where your father sees it. Then in his merciful eyes it will become your own favour not mine. Amen.…

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Letter to the Editor: Proper pet care in the summer

This article originally appeared in the Friday June 28, 2019 issue of the Progress Times. Editor:The Rio Grande Valley is in dire straits. It is in this current occasion of heat advisories and scorching weather that media rescue groups, and pages all across social media involving pets and animals, have come into a surplus of…

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Letter to the Editor: Dear Mission Taxpayers

This article originally appeared in the Friday June 21, 2019 issue of the Progress Times. Dear Mission Taxpayers:There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, political, nor popular, but because ones conscience says it is the right thing to do. This letter is directed at all current MCISD school…

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Letter to the Editor: September Flooding

This is an open question to the Citizens of Hidalgo County Precinct #3. We along with other cities in this and other precincts have suffered through agonizing flooding in the last three years. Don’t you think that it is time our Commissioner Mr. Flores and the rest of the Gang of Five in Edinburgh get…

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Letter to the editor

Concerned citizens of Mission:“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”- Martin Luther King We are a group of educators, both retired and active, who feel that our children in the MCISD seem to have become lost in the politics that has invaded our community like a cancer and…

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Does this medical bill look fat to you?

On March 16 I cut open my forehead and needed 16 stitches. When it was all said and done I had been charged $6,070.45.   I’m not going to name the walk-in clinic that provided my services. Suffice it to say it’s one of those located along a major thoroughfare in Mission and whose large…

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