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“VERBUM MITTITUR SPIRANS AMOREM”
Border Bishops to Celebrate Mass for Peace and Justice along the BorderEleven bishops from along the Texas-Mexico Border are meeting this week in Brownsville to continue their work centered on the pastoral realities that affect the dioceses in Texas and northern Mexico including immigration and migration issues.The bishops will celebrate a Mass for peace and justice along the border at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17 at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Brownsville.
2015 RGV Catholic Men's Conference March 21The Rio Grande Valley Catholic Men’s Fellowship is hosting their annual conference on Saturday, March 21 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help beginning at 8 a.m. This year they will deviate from the usual conference format. During this year in which the family is a focus, the organizers have planned a joint Men's and Women's conference with "The Family" as the theme.In previous years, a Friday night event has been provided for the ladies and the men gather on Saturday.
The conference will end with Holy Mass at 5:30 p.m. The conference is free and lunch is included. Bishop Daniel E. Flores is the keynote speaker. Other speakers include Father Alfonso Guevara, vicar general for the Diocese of Brownsville and pastor of St. Joseph the Worker Church in McAllen, Sister Emma Stillman of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament and Deacon Martin Arteaga of San Martin de Porres Church of Alton. For more information you can log onto the website www.RGVCMF.org. Organizers ask that everyone pre-register online so that they can have a count for the lunch.
Catholic Charismatic Renewal Meeting March 22Father Alfonso Guevara, pastor of St. Joseph the Worker Church in McAllen invites all priests, deacons and leaders to meet on Sunday, March 22 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Bishop Adolph Marx Conference Center. During the meeting plans for a Valleywide conference will be discussed. The group also is gathering information as to how many prayer groups exist in the diocese. For additional information please call Deacon Alejandro Gamboa at (956) 682-1351 or Deacon Juan Pablo Navarro at (956) 838-1217.
Advocacy Day 2015 Set for March 24Join the Most Rev. Daniel E. Flores Bishop of the Diocese of Brownsville and fellow Texas Catholics at the Capitol in Austin to promote life, dignity and the common good on Tuesday, March 24. Catholics from across the Lone Star State will unite for the Texas Catholic Conference’s 2015 Texas Catholic Faith in Action Advocacy Day. The bi-annual rally is hosted by The Texas bishops to promote the Church’s values of Life, Justice, Charity and Religious Freedom to members of the 84th Texas Legislature. The Bishops and event participants will address a broad range of diverse issues including.• Protecting Human Life• Children & Families • Health & Human Services• Justice for Immigrants• Protecting the Poor & Vulnerable• Criminal JusticeCatholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley is organizing a bus trip to Austin for the rally. The trip is free and open to anyone who is interested in standing up for the Church’s values. For more information, please contact Sister Norma Pimentel or Yesenia Guzman (956) 702-4088
White Mass for Health Care Professionals March 25The Diocese of Brownsville’s Health Ministries Department invites all health care professionals to the Spring White Mass celebration. This event is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, March. 25 at Mary, Mother of the Church Parish, located at 1914 Barnard Rd. in Brownsville. It begins with the celebration of the Mass at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by a conference and dinner.
All Valley residents working and serving in the health care field are invited to attend and receive a special blessing by Bishop Daniel E. Flores. A dinner and presentation will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the parish hall. Dr. Damon Cudihy, a Catholic obstetrician/gynecologist from Lafayette, Louisiana, an expert in the area of restorative reproductive medicine, is slated to give a talk titled, “Bringing Hope to Parenthood Through Restorative Reproductive Medicine.” The event is free to attend but reservations are encouraged for planning purposes. For more information, contact Dr. Stephen Robinson (956) 970-9327 or Dr. Felix Rivera at (914) 330-5368.
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