Your browser does not streaming audio.
Year of Faith
Renovados en el regalo de la fe
“VERBUM MITTITUR SPIRANS AMOREM”
Registration Underway for 2015 Historical Oblate Bicycle Trail RideThe Development Office is sponsoring the 11th annual Oblate Trail Ride on Saturday, March 14. Jerseys for the 2015 Oblate Trail Ride are now available for purchase at the San Juan Pastoral Center for $65. Please visit during regular working hours, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to make a purchase.
For your convenience, the Development Office takes checks, cash or credit card payments. You may obtain a registration form and pay online by visiting http://www.rgvstewardship.org/. For additional information on registration contact Jesse Salinas at (956) 784-5092 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2015 RGV Catholic Men's Conference March 21The Rio Grande Valley Catholic Men’s Fellowship is hosting their annual conference on Saturday, March 21 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help beginning at 8 a.m. This year they will deviate from the usual conference format. During this year in which the family is a focus, the organizers have planned a joint Men's and Women's conference with "The Family" as the theme.In previous years, a Friday night event has been provided for the ladies and the men gather on Saturday.
The conference will end with Holy Mass at 5:30 p.m. The conference is free and lunch is included. Bishop Daniel E. Flores is the keynote speaker. Other speakers include Father Alfonso Guevara, Pastor of St Joseph the Worker in McAllen, Sister Emma Stillman of Holy Spirit in McAllen and Deacon Martin Arteaga of San Martin de Porres of Alton. For more information you can log onto the website www.RGVCMF.org. Organizers ask that everyone pre-register online so that they can have a count for the lunch.
Advocacy Day 2015 Set for March 24Join the Most Rev. Daniel E. Flores Bishop of the Diocese of Brownsville and fellow Texas Catholics at the Capitol in Austin to promote life, dignity and the common good on Tuesday, March 24. Catholics from across the Lone Star State will unite for the Texas Catholic Conference’s 2015 Texas Catholic Faith in Action Advocacy Day. The bi-annual rally is hosted by the Texas bishops to promote the Church’s values of Life, Justice, Charity and Religious Freedom to members of the 84th Texas Legislature. The Bishops and event participants will address a broad range of diverse issues including:• Protecting Human Life• Children & Families • Health & Human Services• Justice for Immigrants• Protecting the Poor & Vulnerable• Criminal JusticeCatholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley is organizing a bus trip to Austin for the rally. The trip is free and open to anyone who is interested in standing up for the Church’s values. For more information, please contact Sister Norma Pimentel or Yesenia Guzman (956) 702-4088
Pilgrimage Tours Highlight Diocese’s History The Diocese of Brownsville is coordinating four pilgrimage tours during 2015 to celebrate its 50th Anniversary. The three available dates to choose from are June 13, Aug. 1 and Oct. 24. This one-day tour aboard a chartered bus will include visits to the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle-National Shrine, Our Lady of Refuge Church, Grotto of Lourdes replica, La Lomita, the Diocesan Chancery and much more.
Each tour will depart at 8 a.m. from Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle – National Shrine and will return back to San Juan at approximately 6 p.m. A $35 donation per person includes lunch and snacks. Tours are bilingual and open to everyone (minors must be at least age 12 and accompanied by parents). Space is limited; please reserve at least one week prior to tour date. For more information and registration, please contact Lydia Pesina (956) 784-5012 or email at email@example.com or Miguel Santos (956) 784-5093 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resurrection Hosts Friendship Festival Resurrection Catholic Church in Alamo is hosting the 2015 Friendship Festival on Saturday, March 14 from 5 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, March 15 from noon to 8 p.m. There will be a lot of fun for the whole family with live music through the day, a grito contest, jalapeno eating contest, games for children, car and bike show, lots of food and drinks, different arts and crafts vendors, Zumbathon, a king and queen contest and a pet contest. For additional information contact the office at (956) 787-2963.
Full Diocesan Calendar >>
CDOB Mobile App
Catholic Diocese of Brownsville1910 University Boulevard • Brownsville, Texas 78520 • (956) 542-2501 • (956) 542-6751 Fax 700 North Virgen de San Juan Blvd • San Juan, Texas 78589 • (956) 781-5323 • (956) 784-5081 Fax Contact Us Copyright © 2014 Diocese of Brownsville. All Rights Reserved.