“VERBUM MITTITUR SPIRANS AMOREM”
Thanksgiving Blessings Bishop Daniel E. Flores, the clergy, religious and pastoral staff of the Diocese of Brownsville wish you and yours a blessed Thanksgiving. Churches will be having special Mass times in honor of the holiday on Wednesday, Nov. 25 and Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26.
For a complete list of Thanksgiving Masses, visit http://www.cdob.org/frontpage-news-items/1113-thanksgiving
Thanksgiving PrayerFather in Heaven, Creator of all and source of all goodness and love, please look kindly upon us and receive our heartfelt gratitude in this time of giving thanks.
Thank you for all the graces and blessings. You have bestowed upon us, spiritual and temporal: our faith and religious heritage. Our food and shelter, our health, the loves we have for one another, our family and friends.
Dear Father, in your infinite generosity, please grant us continued graces and blessings throughout the coming year.
This we ask in the Name of Jesus, Your Son and our Brother. Amen.
Riviera Parish Extends Invitation for Annual Thanksgiving Day PicnicOur Lady of Consolation Parish in Vattmann (Riviera) is hosting the 101st Annual Thanksgiving Day Picnic on Thursday, Nov. 26. Turkey dinners will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature games and fun all day. Trap and skeet shoots, bingo, lots of kids games, raffles, and a silent auction and country store. Country western dance from 8 p.m. to midnight. For more information, call (361) 297-5255.
Looking for TVC AmbassadorsThe communications team for the Diocese of Brownsville is exploring ways to expand The Valley Catholic newspaper’s reach and include more parish stories. To do this, the team is looking for volunteers from each parish or deanery to serve as a Communications Ambassador for their parish.
The Valley Catholic, the diocese’s newspaper, is an award-winning publication that provides stories each month, many of which are not covered by the secular media. Here is a volunteer opportunity to help spread the Good News.
Please call (956) 784-5055 if you are interested in joining this ministry.
Knowing Our Catholic Faith St. Joseph the Worker Parish in McAllen presents “Knowing Our Faith: Why I’m Catholic” from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 29. The event is open to the public and all parishes are invited to send prayer and charismatic renewal groups to share their experiences with the community. Presenters include Los Galileos and Deacon Armandin Villarreal of San Martin de Porres Church in Alton. For more information, call Deacon Alex Gamboa at (956) 682-1351.
Bishop’s Annual Dinner Set for Dec. 4The 2015 Bishop’s Annual Dinner is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 4 at St. Joan of Arc Parish Hall, 109 S. Illinois Ave, in Weslaco.
The event will begin with live music, drinks, hors d’oeuvres and silent auction 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and dance with entertainment by Sunny Ozuna and the Sunliners. Parishes and individuals may help by contributing an item or service to the silent auction, by planning to attend on Dec. 4, and by purchasing/selling tickets to the event. As in previous years, the proceeds from the Bishop’s Annual Dinner will benefit the bishop’s charities.
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