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    /slideshows/homeCustom589x340/VocationsFlyer2018.10.jpg Pizza with Acclaimed Author Father Brett Brannen What do Priests do anyway? How can I know if God is calling me? How do I know that I will be happy and fulfilled? What is seminary life like?

    Join Fr. Brett Brannen, author of "To Save a Thousand Souls" on October 29, 2018 at 6pm.

    For young men, high school and above. Click here for more information and to register.
    https://ccpriest.org/pizza-with-fr-brett-brannen _blank
    /slideshows/homeCustom589x340/NVAW2018-1.png National Vocation Awareness Week: Nov. 4-10 NOVEMBER 4–10 2018 National Vocation Awareness Week (NVAW) is an annual week-long celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States, dedicated to promoting vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life. Click here to explore the resources available to prepare for this year’s Nation Vocation Awareness Week. https://www.vocationawarenessweek.com/ _blank
    /slideshows/homeCustom589x340/SeekHolinessSlider-2.png Diocesan Vocation Awareness Retreat - March 29-31, 2019 This retreat is designed to help young adults (ages 18-35) learn and explore whatever vocation God might be calling them, to search deeply for the will of God. It will provide the time, environment, and opportunity to clarify one's calling without any pressure or commitment.

    Click the slide to learn more and register today!
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    /slideshows/homeCustom589x340/17242988_G1.jpg Local Football Player Taking Path of Priesthood Story by Chelsea Torres, KRIS 6 News.

    For many high school football players, playing at the collegiate level is a dream. That was the dream for Veteran’s Memorial running back, Aaron Lugo. Austin College offered him a scholarship, but Lugo felt something stronger in his heart. He felt the call to the priesthood. Mary Martinez, Lugo’s mother, said that he used to always talk about becoming a priest.
    Click photo to view full story.
    https://kristv.com/news/2018/07/21/local-football-player-taking-path-of-priesthood/ _blank
    /slideshows/homeCustom589x340/Vocations-01.png Discovery Mission VBS A Catholic VBS program that teaches children all about vocations! It’s filled with fun activities and meaningful content about marriage, priesthood, and religious life.
    Now is the perfect time to order your VBS kit for the summer!
    https://www.vocationbibleschool.com _blank
    /slideshows/homeCustom589x340/IMG_5129-M%201.jpg Diocese Welcomes Three New Deacons Bishop Michael Mulvey ordained Richard Gutierrez, Ramiro “RJ” Regalado, Jr. and Santos Ruben Jones III to the diaconate at Corpus Christi Cathedral on June 3. For Deacons Gutierrez and Regalado this will be a transitional period. The next step in their formation will be ordination to the priesthood, whereas Deacon Jones is ordained to the permanent diaconate. https://southtexascatholic.com/news/2018sons _blank
    /slideshows/homeCustom589x340/20170201_140348.jpg Instituted in the Ministry of Acolyte Seminarian Ramiro Regalado Jr. was instituted into the ministry of Acolyte according to the rites of the Roman Catholic Church in the chapel of Theological College at The Catholic University of America, Washington DC on January 30, 2017 https://www.southtexascatholic.com/news/regalado-installed-as-acolyte-in-washington-dc _self
    /slideshows/homeCustom589x340/IMG_1306.JPG Instituted in Ministry of Acolyte Seminarian Richard Gutierrez was instituted into the ministry of Acolyte according to the rites of the Roman Catholic Church at Assumption Seminary, San Antonio on October 15, 2017
    /slideshows/homeCustom589x340/raymond%20candidacy.jpg Pendleton Accepted into Rite of Candidacy Seminarian Raymond Pendleton was accepted into the Rite of Candidacy at a Mass celebrated by Bishop Michael Mulvey at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish on June 20. Bishop Mulvey was joined by concelebrants Father James Stembler, V.G., Father Romeo Salinas, Vocations Director, Msgr. Leonard Pivonka, JCD and several other priests of the diocese. Click to view the full article. https://www.southtexascatholic.com/news/pendelton-accepted-into-rite-of-candidacy _blank
    /slideshows/homeCustom589x340/InvisibleMonastery.jpg   Invisible Monastery organizes continuous prayer for vocations, as suggested by the Vatican in 2012. Members of Invisible Monastery can pledge to pray daily or weekly for vocations, choose their type of prayer, and receive a quarterly e-newsletter. http://www.invisiblemonastery.com/ _blank