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      • Sep 7, 2013 - Jul 1, 2014
        Would you like to learn more about your Catholic Faith and build community at the same time? Then join us for the first ever Cohort in the Diocese of Corpus Christi! Classes begin on September 7. See the Adult Faith Formation Class Schedule here.
      • Apr 18-25, 2014
        April 18 - 25 is Easter Holiday for Holy Family, Our Lady of the Rosary, St. Anthony, and St. Joseph Catholic Schools.
      • Apr 26, 2014
        10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
        A meeting will be held on April 26 from 10-11:30 a.m. For information on location please contact Rachel Dimas at (361) 882-6191 or rdimas@diocesecc.org. The Melchizedek Project is a discernment group for high school seniors and above who love Jesus Christ and His Church, and who are willing to talk to other like-minded men about their future. The group meetings are NOT meant to convince you that priesthood is your vocation. You could very well be called to marriage or another vocation. But as a Catholic man – even if you’re currently dating – at some point you have to ask yourself whether or not God is calling you to be a priest. Learn more here.
      • Apr 28, 2014
        April 28, school will not be in session for St. Gertrude Catholic School.
      • Apr 29, 2014
        5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
        Join us for A Look at Discipleship with Presenter Fr. R Vasquez, Pastor St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, at Hester’s Café at Six Points. See all talk titles and dates here. Meetings from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mixers begin at 5:30 and presentation begins at 6 p.m.
      • May 1-4, 2014
        A Women's Cursillo will be held from May 1 - 4, 2014 at the Corpus Christi Cursillo Center located at 1200 Lantana in Corpus Christi. For more information, please call Pre-Cursillo Chairperson Gloria Franco, at (361) 249-2450. Make a friend, be a friend, and bring a friend to Christ!
      • May 3, 2014
        4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
        The Committee for Institutes of Consecrated Life will host an Easter Alleluia at Pax Christi Convent, on May 3, from 4 - 7 p.m. The convent is located at 4601 Calallen Drive in Corpus Christi. Please bring a covered dish. Meat and drinks will be provided. For more information, please contact Sister Annette Wagner at (361) 882-6191.
      • May 4, 2014
        3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
        The Scouts Prayer Service & Award Ceremony will be held at Corpus Christi Cathedral on May 4 from 3-4:30 p.m.
    • News
      • March 5, 2014
        On Ash Wednesday morning Pope Francis celebrated the general audience with 30,000 faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square. Pope Francis dedicated this Ash Wednesday's catechesis to the Lenten journey of 40 days that leads us to the Easter Triduum, and recalled the two suggestions offered to us by the Church in this period: to be more aware of the redemptive work of Christ, and to live our Baptism in a more committed way.
      • March 5, 2014 | by Texas Catholic Conference
        Continued misrepresentations about the Advanced Directives bill from the 83rd Texas Legislature have prompted the Texas bishops to issue a letter correcting the specifics of the reforms and how they comport with Catholic moral teachings. The bi-partisan legislation (H.B. 1444 and S.B. 303) endorsed by the Texas Catholic Conference would have protected the lives of patients, respected the wishes of families, and safeguarded the consciences of medical providers at the end of life. It was a tremendous improvement over existing law, which fails to protect life by allowing unilateral Do Not Attempt Resuscitation orders for patient's without notice, permits withholding of nutrition and hydration to hasten death, and discriminates against the disabled when deciding to end treatment. The reform bill endorsed by the bishops prohibited withholding of food or water, required patients and families be notified of their rights to reject DNARs, and provided a clear, balanced procedure for resolving disputes between doctors and families.
      • February 28, 2014
        Texas' Roman Catholic Bishops issued a statement expressing disappointment at the decision by the Federal District Court in San Antonio to strike down the state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage that voters approved in 2005. This is the latest maneuver in an unfortunate campaign to redefine marriage as a legal endorsement of individual lifestyles rather than as a sacred and beneficial social institution between one man and one woman. This campaign totally ignores the rights of children to know their father’s love and their mother’s love.
      • February 25, 2014
        A variety of resources to help Catholics observe Lent, which this year begins on Ash Wednesday, March 5, is being provided by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Bishop Michael Mulvey of Corpus Christi is one of several bishops that will lead a Lenten audio retreat.
      • February 25, 2014
        Pope Francis wrote a letter to families asking them to pray for the next Synod of Bishops, which will be celebrated in the Vatican in October, and the theme of which will be “The pastoral challenges of the family in the context of evangelization.” The letter, dated Feb. 2, Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple, is published in full here...
      • February 4, 2014
        These insights from Pope Francis are inspired by the words of Saint Paul: “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich.”
      • August 29, 2013 | by Vatican Radio
        Pope Francis on Wednesday afternoon met with a group of about 500 young people from the Diocese of Piacenza-Bobbio in St. Peter’s Basilica. The youth are on a pilgrimage which is part of their diocesan celebration of the Year of Faith.
      • July 9, 2013 | by Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service
        VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- To help encourage prayers for a spiritually fruitful World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, the Vatican announced July 9 that Pope Francis authorized a special indulgence for those who attend the event's liturgies and prayer services or follow along online in the proper spirit of prayer and contrition.
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