“Wisdom is present in this room right now along with the Holy Spirit,” said guest speaker Judge Jorge Rangel to lawyers, judges and persons working in the legal profession at the Oct. 14 Red Mass, presided over by Bishop Michael Mulvey at Corpus Christi Cathedral.
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will gather for the 2021 Fall General Assembly in Baltimore, November 15-18. This will be the first in-person meeting of the full body of bishops since November 2019. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the June 2020 spring meeting was canceled, and the November 2020 fall meeting and June 2021 spring meeting were held in a virtual format.
The Corpus Christi Area Chapter of the Knights of Columbus (KOC) honored clergy and religious at the 28th Annual Clergy and Religious Appreciation Banquet at Richard M. Borchard Fairgrounds in Robstown. Twelve councils of Knights were represented at the Oct. 7 event. And some 200 people enjoyed a delicious meal as guest speakers, Father Richard Gutierrez, parochial vicar for Corpus Christi Cathedral and Sister Mary Aloysius Kim from the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity, shared their vocation stories.
Father John Gaffney from the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving for the centenary celebration of the Legion of Mary. The celebratory Mass and breakfast was held at St. Paul the Apostle Church on Sept. 7.
The Diocese of Corpus Christi was honored to be the first diocese to welcome Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States since Pope Francis formally opened the Synod of Bishops Oct. 10 with a solemn Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica.
"La Nueva Alianza, la nueva promesa y pacto, entre Dios y nosotros, se encuentra en la celebración eucarística, la cual es un memorial", dijo el obispo Michael Mulvey al pronunciar su primera de tres charlas sobre la Eucaristía; el 2 de Octubre.
“The New Covenant, the new promise between God and us is found in the Eucharistic celebration, which is a memorial,” Bishop Michael Mulvey said as he delivered his first of three talks on the Eucharist Oct. 2.
This year, more than ever, the staff at Catholic Charities are in need of additional support to bring Christmas cheer to those who need it the most. "Help us to help them have a Blessed and Merry Christmas," said Warren Phipps, Jr., Executive Director of Catholic Charities of Corpus Christi, Inc.
At the behest of Bishop Michael Mulvey, the Diocese of Corpus Christi has begun a partnership with Partners in Mission. The first information session was held on Sept. 16 at the St. Juliana Family Center of Most Precious Blood Parish. Seventy participants representing Catholic schools attended the session led by Partners in Mission facilitator Steven Virgadamo.
Dr. Jaime Padro is a passionate man of faith. He travels the world to encourage a paradigm shift in the way Catholics think about their role as Catechists in everyday life. The Miami-based Catholic leadership consultant and trainer was in Corpus Christi recently to address faith educators from throughout the Diocese.
El mes de octubre trae consigo la observancia anual del Mes Respetemos la Vida. Este año se enmarca dentro del Año de San José declarado por el Papa Francisco, y por ese motivo la celebración resalta el ejemplo de ese gran Santo.
The month of October brings with it our annual observance of Respect Life Month. As part of the Year of St. Joseph declared by Pope Francis, this year’s celebration highlights the example of that great saint.
Bishop Michael Mulvey celebrated the 20th Annual Blue Mass at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Portland on Sept. 11. Joining him in the celebration were: Pastor Father Piotr Koziel and Deacon Robert Rosales of Our Lady of Mount Carmel; Father Peter Elizardo, rector at Corpus Christi Cathedral and pastor of Sacred Heart; and those employed in the “Public Safety Field,” their families and friends.
En su reunión de septiembre, el Subcomité de Certificación para el Ministerio y Servicio Eclesial de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de Estados Unidos (USCCB) aprobó nuevos estándares y procedimientos de certificación integrales para el ministerio de capellanes católicos. Las competencias de formación y certificación que fueron aprobadas culminaron un proceso de cinco años de participación colaborativa y sinodal entre múltiples obispos, oficinas de la USCCB, capellanes de prisiones, teólogos, expertos en atención pastoral y otras personas interesadas en todo el país.
During its September meeting, the Subcommittee on Certification for Ecclesial Ministry and Service of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved new comprehensive certification standards and procedures for Catholic prison ministry. The formation and certification competencies that were approved capped a five-year process of collaborative and synodal engagement among multiple bishops, USCCB offices, seasoned Catholic prison chaplains, theologians, experts in pastoral care, and stakeholders across the country.
oday, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act, H.R. 3755. This bill would impose abortion on demand nationwide at any stage of pregnancy through federal statute and would eliminate pro-life laws at every level of government -- including parental notification for minor girls, informed consent, and health or safety protections specific to abortion facilities.
Students from Sacred Heart School (SHS) learned positive reinforcements from a recent NED program. The school-wide character education program centers around a 45-minute assembly called The NED Show. NED is a loveable cartoon character whose name is an acronym for "Never give up." "Encourage others." And "Do your best."