The Diocese of Lubbock Office of Communications
February 14, 2017
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ANNUAL BRISKET FEAST – Sunday, February 26, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Saint Theresa Church, 22nd & Upland, Lubbock. An $8.00 plate consists of sliced brisket, sausage, mashed potatoes, ranchero beans, corn on a cob with dessert and drink.
APPRECIATION & BIBLICAL JUSTICE BENEFIT DINNER – Sunday, February 26 @ 6 p.m., Our Lady of Grace Church, 3111 Erskine, Lubbock; Tickets: $50/person or Table (8) $300. For tickets, RSVP by February 20 to Rgonzales26@att.net or (806) 781-1538. Honoring Bishop Emeritus Placido Rodriguez for his support of West Texas Organizing Strategy and Llano Alliance for Democracy. Speaker: Dr. Miguel Levario, TTU Dept. of History; entertainment: Southwest Sound Barbershop Quartet.
RICE BOWL!!!! - More than 10,000 parishes across the United States participate each Lent to enrich their parishioners’ Lenten experiences through the traditional practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. And it’s easy to get involved. Meet with your pastor to discuss how CRS Rice Bowl can fit into your parish’s Lenten plans. http://www.crsricebowl.org/parishes
SAFE ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM TRAINING (SEP) – Saturday, March 11, 10 a.m., Saint Paul, Seagraves. Contact Alicia Alvarez for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 806-792-3943 ext. 222
CZECH SAUSAGE DINNER - Sunday, March 5, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saint Ann Family Center, 605 38th Street, Canyon. Czech sausage, all the sides/trimmings and dessert, raffles, Country Store. Adults- $10/ Child - $5
Kids under 5 eat free.
HELPING HANDS: Help support the Catholic Student Center on the Alternative Spring Break Mission to Hatch, NM for a week of service. Father Francis Alonzo, OP, will travel with 12 Tech students. To make a donation and learn more: www.raidercatholic.org/mission
✜SILENT LENTEN RETREAT – “A Journey with Jesus into the Desert” directed by Deacons Max Perea and Daniel Romo on Saturday, February 25, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. How will you spend the 40 days of Lent? The number 40, an important biblical number, usually signified a period of testing, waiting, preparation, revelation. We’ll contemplate Bible passages relating to this. Confessions: Father Ruban Selvaraj. Suggested donation is $15, lunch included. (Scholarships available.) Bring your bible and journal (if you wish). To register: call 863-4904 or email@example.com. Our Lady of the Angels Convent, 8202 CR 7700, Wolfforth.
✜NEW FOR LENT 2017! - Women’s Bible Study on The Broken Way: A Daring Path into the Abundant Life by Ann Vosskamp. Tuesdays of Lent, beginning February 28, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Diocesan Pastoral Center, Office for Evangelization & Catechesis Library. Sister Lale Pelikan will moderate. Call her for more information or to register: 806.792.2234.x225.
✜RETIRO DE CUARESMA PARA MUJERES #28 – “Mujer de Fe” “Señor, Ten Piedad de Mi” – March 3-4, Catholic Renewal Center, 4th & Toledo, Lubbock. Speakers – Deacon Benny & Adela Brito. Musica- Noe Ramos y su Grupo. To register: Lupita Martinez-747-1320, Adela Brito-799-4223, o Molly Ramos- 577-1733.
✜“BRICK” – LENTEN RETREAT FOR TEENS – Saturday, March 4, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Closing Mass), Saint Philip Benizi Church, 10th & J, Shallowater. Contact Belinda Aguilar (806)832-4088 or Sister Jane (806) 792-3943 ext. 230 or firstname.lastname@example.org
✜LENTEN RETREAT – “Standing at the Foot of the Cross with Jesus and Mary” – Saturday, March 11, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. -directed by Deacon Benny Phillips, confessions: Msgr. Joe James and Father Ruban Selvaraj.
“There was never a preacher like the dying Christ; there was never a congregation like that which gathered around the pulpit of the Cross: there was never a sermon like the Seven Last Words.” (Abp. Fulton Sheen)
We’ll stand at the foot of the Cross with Mary, recalling her “Seven Sorrows.” Suggested donation is $15, lunch included. (Scholarships available.) Bring your bible and journal (if you wish). To register: call 863-4904 or email@example.com. Our Lady of the Angels Convent, 8202 CR 7700, Wolfforth.
✜MISSION WITH MARY – Thursdays, March 23 & 30, April 6, 7-8:30 p.m., Our Lady of Grace Church, 3111 Erskine, Lubbock. Guest speakers: Msgr. Tim Schwertner, Father Bob Perry, OP, and Sister Olivia Rico, OSF. Discover how the four main truths about the mother of Jesus are less about Mary and more about her special relationship with each one of us. All are welcome.
✜RECONCILIATION SERVICES SET FOR LENT: Lubbock Deanery Area✜
|Mon., March 20 @7 p.m. - Our Lady of Grace
Tues., March 21 @7 p.m. – Saint John Neumann
Thurs., March 23 @7 p.m. - Our Lady of Guadalupe
Wed., March 29 @ 6 p.m. - Holy Spirit
|Tues., April 4 @6:30 p.m. - Wolfforth - St Francis
Wed.,April 5 @6:30 p.m.– Shallowater Saint Philip
Wed. , April 5 @6:30 p.m.-Woodrow San Ramon
Wed., April 12 @7 p.m. - Christ the King