The Diocese of Lubbock Office of Communications
January 17, 2017
Planning a Parish event? Visit our Event Calendar at www.catholiclubbock.org to help choose a date.
Events, including retreats and jamaicas, are listed. Call us at 806-792-3943 Ext. 218 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any parish event of interest to the diocese by noon on Tuesday.
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UNLOCKING the MYSTERY of the BIBLE- an 8-Part Study Featuring Jeff Cavins, beginning Tuesday, January 17, 7-8:30 p.m., through March 7, Saint Theresa Church Hall, 2202 Upland. The registration fee of $20 includes the 8-week study guide, the color bible timeline, bookmark. Sister Celine Thames, OSF, will lead the program. Contact RoRo at the church office: 795-2249.
20TH ANNIVERSARY INVITATION – January 20, 7 p.m., for a dinner honoring Father Jose Kochuparambil as he celebrates 20 years of priesthood. Parishioners invite and welcome any fellow priests and friends from around the diocese to Idalou Saint Philip Benizi Church Hall. Please email Adelina Soliz firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
CATHOLIC BEER CLUB- Thursday, January 19, 8:30-11:30 p.m. at Louie Louie Piano Bar, 1703 Texas. CBC is a gathering of young people who love Catholicism, beer, good conversation and moderation, for young adults 21-35 years old. No Agendas – just community and relationship.
ALTERNATIVES TO PAYDAY LENDING - January 20, 10-11:30 am for institutions and 1:30-3 pm for the public, at Palo Duro Presbytery Office, 19th and Vicksburg (Grace Presbyterian Church 4820 19th Street). Presentation by Larry Garcia with Greater El Paso Credit Union (GECU).
SPECIAL COLLECTION IN ALL PARISHES – January 22, 2017 – Catholic Education Appeal
MEN OF GOD CONFERENCE – Spiritual Leader + Apostle + Saint – Saturday, January 28, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration at 8:30 a.m. Keynote speaker- Joe McClane, Catholic radio talk show host, popular speaker. Joe grew up in the Church of Christ, became agnostic, and later joined the Catholic Church in 1999. See http://bit.ly/2jcmfEl for more information and to register. $10 registration fee covers lunch, snacks and materials. Submit payment to Diocese of Lubbock, Marriage & Family Life Office, PO Box 98700, Lubbock, TX 79499-8700. For more information: (806)792-3943 ext. 231 or email@example.com.
CAJUN FEAST FUNDRAISER – January 30, 6-8 p.m., Mercy Retreat Center, 19th & Division Streets, Slaton. Enjoy a Cajun Feast prepared by Master Chef T. The evening costs just $30/person. RSVP by January 27 to 806-789-8456 or 828-6428. www.MercyRC.com
OPEN HOUSE – Wednesday, February 1, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Christ the King Cathedral School, 4011 54th Street, between Quaker & Memphis Avenues, Lubbock. All are invited for:
--re-enrollment or new enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year. Financial aid is available
--Science Fair projects will be displayed, classroom visitations open
--Spaghetti Dinner Junior Class fundraiser from 5-7 p.m. with entertainment.
For a personal tour, contact Becky King, firstname.lastname@example.org or at the school office (795-8283).
FOOTSTEPS IN FAITH JUST AROUND THE CORNER – February 4 & 5, Holy Spirit Parish. Speakers this year are Dr. Scott Hahn and Dr. Michael Barber speaking on “The Human Family…Reflection of the Holy Trinity.” Doors open at 7:30 a.m. February 4, conference from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mass. Sunday begins with 8 a.m. Mass and Q & A at noon. Tickets are $25 general admission, $15 for active CCE instructors, and free for priests, sisters and deacons. Purchase tickets online: http://www.footstepsinfaith.com/brochure.html, Brother John’s Catholic Bookstore, by mail to Footsteps In Faith, 5720 83rd Street, Lubbock, TX 79424, or call (806)438-5253 – Kathryn Loskill or (806) 698-6400-Holy Spirit Parish.
LAY DOMINICANS CHANGE FEBRUARY MEETING: Due to the conflict of Super Bowl Sunday on the first Sunday of the month, the Lubbock group of Lay Dominicans will meet on Sunday, February 12 at 3:30 p.m. in Hanly Hall at St. Elizabeth University Parish. All who have an interest in the four pillars of Dominican Spirituality - prayer, study, community and apostolic activity (preaching) - are welcome. For more information, please contact Renée Underwood at email@example.com or 806-928-0463.
WEBINARS ANYONE? Our Sunday Visitor informed us of these helpful FREE webinars:
Why We All Need to March for Life -Presented by Teresa Tomeo, internationally acclaimed TV and radio personality, and "Eye on Culture" columnist for OSV Newsweekly. Topics Teresa will cover include:
Why the March for Life is so important, especially in 2017;How one person can make a difference in the fight for life; How the March for Life can jump-start your faith life and understanding of Church teaching regarding the dignity of the human person;Why the March is an important witness to family, friends, and even foes; and What we can each do to spread the word about the March for Life?
Jan. 18, 2017: 10-11 a.m. Copy this link to share: http://bit.do/march-for-life-webinar
Hospitality Ministry - Join us for a free, ecumenical webcast with communication expert, Scott Vaughan. In this webcast, Hospitality Ministry, participants will learn:
The difference between usher and greeter ministries; How to have an effective Welcome Center; How the role of Hospitality Ministry fits within the linear communication system to help guests feel welcome.