South Texas Catholic (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 42, No. 6, Ed. 1 Friday, March 16, 2007 Page: 3 of 24
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March 16, 2007
South Texas Catholic -
Lenten activities across the diocese
All invited to Lenten Mission, Concert in Kingsville, Day of Prayer and Fasting, rosary novena
penance sei'vices at St. Peter for end to abortion and lots offish fries across diocese
St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles
Parish, 3901 Violet Road, in the
Annaville area of Corpus Christi, will
be hosting two penance services and
a Lenten Mission.
Everyone is invited.
A Lenten Penance Service for Youth
will he held at St. Peter on March 21
at 7 p.m.
The mission, to be held March 26
through 29 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.,
will be led by Father Mark Chamberlin, pastor of Our
Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish in Portland.
The mission is also being held in celebration of
St. Peters upcoming fortieth anniversary.
A communal penance service will be held on the final
night of the mission. For more information, please call
Want to know the Practice of Jesus?
Come to March 20 &27 series
T"' he public is invited to journey
.L through the season of Lent with
the help of a Lenten series entitled,
“Social Issues: The Practice of Jesus”
featuring Susan Stolfa, who brings years
of expertise to the topic, including
serving as an education specialist with
the Campaign for Human Development
in Washington. The series will be held
at the Incarnate Word Academy High
School cafeteria, 2910 S. Alameda.
The series, sponsored by the Social
Concerns Committee of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word
and Blessed Sacrament and the diocesan Pastoral Insti-
tute, from 7 - 8:15 p.m. continues on Tuesdays of Lent.
Topics for March 20 are: Naming the Issues - Charity
and Justice, Social Sin, Root Causes, Systemic Change;
and topics for March 27 are: The Poor and the Hungry in
Our Midst - Solidarity with the Poor, Two Feet of
Christian Service and Pastoral Circle.
At the March 6 night of the series, Stolfa addressed the
Seven Major Themes of Catholic Social Teaching, which
are Life and Dignity of the Human Person, Call to Family,
Community and Participation; Rights and Responsibili-
ties; Option for the Poor and Vulnerable; The Dignity of
Work and the Rights of Workers; Solidarity; and Care for
Q ms (361) 688-8250
Will you be selling or
buying a home?
Outreach to victims and
survivors of sexual abuse by
clergy and/or church personnel
Bishop Edmond Camnody and the staff of the Diocese
of Corpus Christi are committed to
assisting in the healing process for victims and
survivors of sexual clergy abuse.
If you or someone you know is in need of such
services, please call Grace Rank at the Office of Child
and Youth Protection, 361-882-6191.
Office of Child and Youth Protection
Training required for all volunteers and
employees in the diocese
March 20, St. Joseph, Alice, 5:30 p.m.
March 19, St. Helena of the True Cross, 6 p.m.;
March 19, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Sinton, 7 p.m.;
March 20, St. Joseph, Alice, 8 p.m.
Recert. classes (Participant must show instructor proof-
certificate or certification card-of having attended
CORE training or prior RECERT training.)
Call 882-6191, ext. 342 for more information.
Colorado Bands in Kingsville, March 23
Enjoy a Friday Fish Fry with St. Gertrude Parish in
Kingsville along with fine symphonic and jazz music on
Friday, March 23. Colorado Christian University is
sponsoring the free concert, featuring the CCV1 Wind
Ensemble (symphonic band) and “Mainstream” (big
hand jazz) beginning at 5 p.m. at the parish hall, located
at 1120 S. Eighth Street in Kingsville. The fish fry is $4.
For more information, please call 361-592-7351.
Day of Prayer & Fasting for Peace, March 30
The Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacra-
ment will observe a day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace
in the World on Friday, March 30 with a prayer service
from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on the grounds of Incar-
nate Word Convent, 2910 S. Alameda. The day was
initiated by the International Union of Superior Generals
to pray for an end to those places in the world where
there is discord and division, especially in Darfur, Iraq,
Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Northern Uganda, Nepal,
Colombia, Israel, Palestine and Lebanon. All are invited
to attend and to join in this special day of prayer and
fasting for peace.
Lenten Rosary Novena for an End to Abortion
Please make a special Lenten Sacrifice and join the
“Helpers of God’s Precious Infants” by praying the
Rosary of Our Blessed Mother at the abortion center on
Morgan St. and the Crosstown Expressway in Corpus
Christi ever)' Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. during Lent. Everyone
is invited to participate and pray for the conversion of
the abortionist and his staff, for the closing of the
abortion center and for the mothers and babies who are
victims of abortion. For more information, contact Mary
Aransas Pass —KC Fry Fish for Scholarships
The Knights of Columbus, Council 11420, of St.
Mary’s Star of the Sea Parish will hold a Lenten Fish Fry
ever)' Friday until March 30 in the parish hall, 242 South
Rife, from 5:30 p.m. — 7:30 p.m. The menu consists of
Lupita Medrano, Rosa Silva, Isabel Galvan, Irma
Rodriguez, Terry Salazar, Paula Trevino, and Dominga
Urquieta prepare plates for the fish fry at Sacred Heart
Parish, Mathis/STC photos Kristina Gutierrez.
Joe's Crab Shack at Both Locations
444 N. Shoreline, Corpus Christi, 904-0227
5025 S.P.I.D, Corpus Christi, 980-0023
will give your party of four or less 10% off your
bill excluding alcohol, tax, or gratuity for bringing
in a Current Church Bulletin.
Girls & Boys of all skill level, Ages 5 & Up
Eugenio Paiz, Rosendo Silva, Roy Salazar, and Manuel
Salinas volunteer each year at the fish fries at Sacred Heart
fish, hush puppies, fries, and cole slaw with tea or
coffee. The price will be $5 per plate to be eaten in or
carried out. Parents of the Youth Basketball League will
have cake, pie, and cookies for sale benefiting the youth
basketball teams. This year 160 youth are enrolled. The
fish fry is the Knights’ annual scholarship project;
everyone is invited to come and enjoy a good meal for
the benefit of local students.
Calallen -KC & CDA Fish Fry at St. Thomas
The Knights of Columbus and Catholic Daughters of
St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, 16602 FM. 624, will have
a Lenten Fish Fry ever)' Friday until March 30 from
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cost is $7 a plate for all you can eat. For
more information, call 361-387-1312.
-Most Precious Blood
Most Precious Blood Catholic School, 3502 Saratoga,
will have a fish fry every Friday during Lent (until
March 30) from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the Msgr.
Thompson Hall. Adult plates (over 10 years old) are
$6.00 each. Child plates (10 years and under) are $4.00
each. For more information, call 361-852-4800.
-Our Lady of Guadalupe
The Mens and Womens group of Our Lady of
Guadalupe, 540 Hiawatha St. in Corpus Christi, will be
hosting its annual fish fries. Please come by and support
the parish by purchasing dinner for the whole family!
The plates are $6.00 each. The fish fries take place in the
parish hall, located in the church basement, and will run
from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on March 16 and Good Friday,
April 6. The organization will be accepting any monetary
donations to help cover the cost of the food items, and is
also looking for volunteers to assist with the cooking,
serving, and cleanup. For more information, call 361-
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