Young Adults: Prophets of Hope and a Gift to the Church
Bishop's Young Adult Ambassadors and leaders of young adult communities from throughout the Diocese of Brownsville gathered for a weekend to learn about the Prophets of Hope Model guided by Jorge Rivera of the Diocese of Joliet. Bishop Daniel Flores also met with this formidable group of young adults and called them "a gift to the Church."
CRS Global and Kaussa Speaker
Kaussa Young Catholic Professionals will be hosting Jorge Brenes-Abdalah, Catholic Relief Services Speaker and Senior Chief of Party for CRS Nicaragua. Join other local professionals, and learn what CRS (our Catholic faith) is doing to provide sustainable growth and development in Nicaragua and around the world. February 3rd, starting at 6:30 pm at the Courtyard Airport McAllen (map here). Guests welcome!
Memorable Time at the Second Annual Diocesan Young Adult Posada
Thanks to everyone who made it possible and all who attended the Diocesan Young Adult Posada in San Juan on December 17th! We hope you enjoy this video (watch HD)!
Walk for Life in McAllen, January 24
The Pro-Life Apostolate invites you to participate in a prayerful march for an end to abortion in our nation, and for conversion and healing for those men and women affected by abortion. Come join Bishop Daniel Flores and Jennifer Allmon of the Texas Catholic Conference as we offer witness to the dignity and beauty of life. The March and Rally start at 9 am at St. Joseph the Worker Parish and ends at Sacred Heart Parish at noon with a praise and worship rally. Bring a friend and a Rosary.
Kaussa Celebrates "Dia de los Reyes"
Kaussa Young Catholic Professionals (formerly the Association of Young Catholic Professionals) celebrated the Epiphany of the Lord with a delicious Rosca de Reyes. "Los Reyes Magos" also brought in several gifts for the McAllen Pregnancy Center, which serves expecting mothers and their soon-to-be born babies.
Don Bosco Blowout! Pilgrimage in San Antonio, TX
Join other young adults in San Antonio to celebrate St. John Bosco on his Feast Day! The Salesian Sisters invite you to an event that includes Eucharistic Adoration, music, fellowship and fun. The event starts on January 30th at 7 pm at St. John Bosco School and ends on January 31st at 4 pm with Mass celebrated by San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller at Our Lady of the Lake Chapel. All young adults, men and women ages 18-35, are invited to attend! Register online by January 24 to this FREE celebration!
Theology on Tap "A Rush of Serenity"
Theology on Tap visited Oxygen Bar in Harlingen in December. Fr. Luis Tinajero was the featured speaker of the evening, and he shared about the important role of the virtue of Hope to stand up in times of uncertainty, anxiety or depression in our lives. He also proposed ways to find moments of stillness, or serenity, during the day. Thanks to all who showed up! and the Kings of Kuhn Street for the great music!
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!
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