We are proud to announce that after 5 years of study and formation, Mr. Ronald Lee Janota, will be ordained to the Permanent Diaconate on Saturday November 5, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Corpus Christi Cathedral. Nine other men will also be ordained.
Ron will join Fr. Ray at all the Masses that weekend and preach the Good News. A reception will be given in his honor by the parish after the Saturday evening Mass.
Mr. & Mrs. Ron & Kelly Janota
On November 8, we will go to the polls and vote for local, state and national candidates running for many different civil servant positions. Voting is an important responsibility we have as citizens of this great nation. It is also one of the primary responsibilities we have as taught by the Church (CCC 2240).
What are the key principals that should guide us as we enter the voting booth?
Four principles of Catholic social doctrine are key to making practical judgments to do good and avoid evil in voting:
- St. Catherine of Siena
On April 11, 2015, Divine Mercy Sunday, His Holiness Pope Francis proclaimed an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy and opened the Holy Door of St. Peter's on December 8, 2015 on the Solemnity of The Immaculate Conception. The Jubilee Year will conclude on November 20, 2016.
All who enter through the Holy Door in pilgrimage will receive a Jubilee Indulgence.
Here in the Diocese of Corpus Christi, Bishop Mulvey opened the Holy Door of the Cathedral on Sunday December 13, 2015. All who enter through here will also receive the Jubilee Indulgence.
Other Churches in our diocese that are designated as Pilgrimage Sites to receive the Jubilee Indulgence are:
Let us continue to pray for all families around the world.
A Prayer for the World Meeting of Families