The Office of Campus & Young Adult Ministry supports single and married young adults (ages 18-39) to live the Gospel message through prayer, community and service. To learn more about our mission, click here.
December Theology on Tap: "A Rush of Serenity"
Caught up in holiday stress? Come and invite a friend this Monday, December 15, to Oxygen Bar (map here) in Harlingen from 7:00-9:00 pm for an evening of fellowship! Fr. Luis R. Tinajero will be the speaker on the topic of "A Rush of Serenity."
Theology on Tap is a speaker series for those in their 20’s and 30’s, married or single, to meet together in the relaxed setting of a local pub. Through lively conversations and interesting speakers, young adults have an opportunity to reflect on their faith and connect with other young adults. Do you have a topic you'd like to be featured on Theology on Tap? E-mail Raul Cabrera with your interest at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diocesan Young Adult Posada to be held on December 17!
Save the date! The Bishop's Young Adult Ambassadors invite all young adults (18-39) and young adult faith-sharing groups throughout the diocese to celebrate together the spirit of Advent. This year, the posada is taking place on December 17 at the Pastoral Center in San Juan starting at 6:30 pm. Please bring an unwrapped baby item gift to be donated to Catholic Charities of the RGV. FREE!
NCYAMA Leadership Forum
Have you made your plans to be at the largest US gathering of those serving the young Church? Join us as we travel to San Antonio on December 3-6 for the National Leadership Forum on Young Adult Ministry, the Parent Revival Conference, and so many other great happenings built around NCCYM. If you'd like more information or have any questions, please e-mail Miguel Santos at email@example.com or call (956) 784-5093.
Bread, Wine & Cheese
More than 70 young adults and friends gathered on October 25 to partake in the celebration of Mass with Bishop Flores at Sacred Heart Parish. A social mixer was then hosted at TriBar. "Selfies with bishop" invaded social media. Thanks to everyone who showed up!
World Youth Day 2016 Preparations
Only 3 spots left! WYD 2016 is set for July 25-31, 2016, and together with the Office of Youth Ministry we will be taking a diocesan contingent! The package includes accommodations at hostels (or university dorms), meals, day tours and more. The cost is around $3300-$3500/pp. A very important meeting is taking place on November 16th from 5-7 pm at the Diocesan Pastoral Center in San Juan. For more information and to see how you can start budgeting today, please download our diocesan WYD flyer and registration form here or e-mail Miguel Santos: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Association of Young Catholic Professionals is now on Fidelis App.
Trey Glasscock, founder of the Fidelis App, was the featured speaker at the November 4th AYCP gathering at Tony Roma's. He shared about his entrepreneurial experience and faith life. Together with the young professionals present, the "AYCP FaithHub" on Fidelis was launched, making it a new way to connect with one another. If you missed out, you can download the Fidelis App at your App Store or Google Store.
Michael James Mette in concert!
Catholic artist Michael James Mette will be on tour in the Rio Grande Valley! 5 locations, 5 dates! Find the one closest to you here.
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Sacrament of Reconciliation
Has it been a while since you approached the Sacrament of Reconciliation or even thought about it?
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has a list of a how-to guide and answers to frequently asked questions. Busted Halo also made a video about it, as a part of the site's Sacraments 101 series.
The forgiveness and mercy of Jesus is waiting for you!