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  • Diocesan  Calendar

    • February 13, 7:30 AM - February 14
      Feb. 13-14 at Pax Christi Liturgical Retreat Center. The Diocesan Marriage Preparation Program is a two-day overnight event for the engaged. It is designed to inform couples of the spiritual and practical aspects of Catholic marriage and facilitate couple dialogue on these important issues. Contact the Office of Family Life for more information.
    • Sunday, February 14, 3:00 PM
    • Sunday, February 14, 3:00 PM
    • Sunday, February 14, 9:30 PM
      Silver and Gold Wedding Anniversary Mass Feb. at 9:30 AM at the Corpus Christi Cathedral. Participating couples in attendance will receive a picture with Bishop Mulvey and a certificate recognizing their Silver or Golden Anniversary. Registration is open to any couple celebrating 25 or 50 years of marriage in 2016, and for couples who may have reached either milestone in 2015 and DID NOT participate in the Mass in 2015.
    • Saturday, February 20, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      Diocesan Confirmation Retreat at Sacred Heart, Rockport. Feb. 20 beginning at 8:30 a.m. for those parishes that are unable to conduct their own retreat or candidates that missed their confirmation retreat. The total cost of the day is $60 combined for both the candidate and sponsor together. Deadline to register is Feb. 12. FMI email Heath Garcia at YouthOffice@diocesecc.org.
    • Sunday, February 21
      Mandated by the III Plenary Council in 1884, the 125 year old National Collection for Black and Indian people continues as the embodiment of the Church’s concern for evangelizing the Black and Indian peoples of the United States. The funds are distributed as grants to dioceses throughout the United States, supporting and strengthening evangelization programs which otherwise would cease. The Collection was formerly known as The Black and Indian Home Mission Collection.
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    • February 5
      - Norma Montenegro Flynn, USCCB
      The Diocese of Corpus Christi will observe the occasion with their annual Silver and Golden Anniversary Mass to be celebrated by Bishop Michael Mulvey at the Corpus Christi Cathedral at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14. Bishop Mulvey will honor 75 couples commemorating 25 or 50 years of Sacramental Marriage. A certificate reception and light refreshments in St. Joseph’s Hall will follow the Mass.
    • February 5
      - Norma Montenegro Flynn, USCCB
      Nearly all of the religious men and women who professed perpetual vows in 2015 had a strong, active parish life or participated in a vocation program or experience prior to entering their religious institute, according to the annual survey on men and women religious conducted by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University. The report comes as the Catholic Church completes the global observance of the Year for Consecrated Life.
    • January 8
      Bishop Michael Mulvey will be one of five speakers on a panel discussing "How the Faith Community is Eliminating Racism" at the10th Annual YWCA Racial Justice Forum on Monday, Jan. 18. Dr. Velda Vela-Trujillo will moderate the event sponsored by Corpus Christi City Employees Credit Union.
    • January 5
      ​Sister Annette Wagner was elected superior general of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament in Corpus Christi and will begin her four-year term after installation on Friday, June 10, 2016. Also elected to the congregation’s leadership team for the term 2016-2020 are Sister Maria Irma Gonzalez, councilor and assistant general, and councilors Sister Colette Brehony, Sister Barbara Netek and Sister Marilyn Grace Springs.
    • January 5
      - Mary Cottingham, South Texas Catholic
      Therese Recinella, Director of Catechesis for the Diocese of Corpus Christi, presented "Praying Scripture with Children" to non-Math teachers from K3-K5 and 1st-5th grade. The sessions encouraged educators to explore their relationship with Jesus through the Gospel and put students not only in touch, but also, in communion (in intimacy) with Jesus Christ. Teachers were encouraged to sing, tell stories, share ideas and create their own reflections and guided meditations for their students.