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A ministry of the Paulist Fathers
2010 University Avenue Austin, TX 78705 Phone: 512.476.7351 Fax: 512.476.7377
Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph
December 30, 2012
“Why were you looking for me? Did you not know that I must be in my Father’s house?” - Luke 2:49
University Catholic Center
Office Hours Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm Building Hours Monday - Friday 9:00am - 9:00pm Sunday 8:00am - 9:00pm Sunday Mass 10:30am 8:00pm Daily Mass MWF 12:05pm TTh 12:30pm Reconciliation Mondays 12:35pm Tuesdays 1:00pm Or by appointment
2026 Guadalupe St. 512.477.9471 www.staustin.org Office Hours Monday-Thursday 9:00am - 7:30pm Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm Sunday 8:30am - 1:00pm Sunday Mass Saturday 5:00pm Sunday 7:30am 9:00am 11:30am 5:30pm Daily Mass Monday - Thursday 8:00am 5:20pm Friday 8:15am Reconciliation Saturday 3:30 - 4:30pm Or by appointment
Campus Ministry Team
Fr. Ed Nowak, CSP Director, ext. 140 firstname.lastname@example.org Elizabeth Lange
Development Director, ext.130
Fr. Jamie Baca, CSP Associate Director, ext. 120 email@example.com Meghan Vail Business Manager, ext. 110 firstname.lastname@example.org Rosa Marroquín Asst. Dev. Director, ext. 190 email@example.com Krystle Cagandahan Intern, ext. 150 firstname.lastname@example.org
email@example.com Lindsay Wilcox Campus Minister, ext. 180 firstname.lastname@example.org Daniel Gonzalez Student Intern, ext. 150 email@example.com
Lauren Garcia FOCUS Team Leader, ext. 200 firstname.lastname@example.org Sam Kelley FOCUS Missionary, ext. 200 email@example.com For information on: RCIA - Lindsay Wilcox, Fr. Ed Baptism or Marriage - Fr. Ed, Fr. Jamie, Lindsay Wilcox Marriage Prep Workshop - Brandon Kraft (firstname.lastname@example.org) Confirmation - Lindsay Wilcox, Fr. Ed, Fr. Jamie Religious Ed - Julie Ulrich (email@example.com) Matt Melcher FOCUS Missionary, ext. 210 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Paulist Fathers’ mission for the University Catholic Center is to provide pastoral care to the Roman Catholic community at the University of Texas at Austin and to advance the spiritual, intellectual, and social life of the students, faculty, staff, and administration.
December 30, 2012
The Holy Family
UCC Winter Break Schedule Continuing today, December 30, the UCC will be hosting “Two Mass Sunday” with Masses taking place at 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Except for Sundays, the offices and building will be closed until January 5th. Daily Mass schedule and regular office hours will resume on Monday, January 7th.
Happy New Year! The staff here at the UCC cannot express how blessed we’ve been to see all these faces around the building - both new and familiar ones! We are happy that you have made the UCC your second home, and we are incredibly excited about what’s to come in 2013! News and Announcements We thank you all for another incredible year of ministry here at the Spoke-N-Word University of Texas at Austin, and we look forward to another Spoke-N-Word is a series of conversations on the single life and fantastic one! the Blessed Sacrament. These talks will be sponsored by the Austin Catholic Singles and will be held on the first five Mondays of the Thank You! new year. They will be held at San Jose Church beginning at 7 p.m. We would like to send a big THANK YOU to everybody who helped us decorate our building for the Christmas season, and also each evening. The first session will take place on January 7th: to those who helped with the Christmas Pageant. We couldn’t have Holiness and Prayerfulness for Singles. This session will feature guest speaker Fr. Jonathan Raia of St. William Parish. For more done it without the donation of your time, talent, and treasure. information, please call 512-369.3976. Thanks for all you do! Prayer Intentions Please keep the following in your prayers -Ricardo Flores -Richard Gravois -Henry Baca, Fr. Jamie’s brother, who has been diagnosed with stage IV cancer Please let us know of any prayer requests so that we, as a community, may keep you in our prayers. Email all requests to Fr. Ed at email@example.com Catholic Services Appeal: Update As of Tuesday, December 4, here are our totals for the Catholic Services Appeal campaign: 7 gifts for $700. Our goal for the UCC this year is 27 gifts and a total of $4,550. There’s still plenty of time left for you to help us reach our goal! Donate before the end of the month and all donations will be counted towards our final numbers. Remember, if we reach our goal, the Diocese will give the UCC $75,000, money which would be put to very good use! Envelopes for this appeal can be found at the front desk. Saint Andrew Dinner for the Discernment of Priesthood This dinner is open to all college-age men (both undergrad and graduate students) who are interested in exploring life as a Catholic priest. This dinner will be held on Monday, January 7, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. It will include Holy Hour, a dinner, fellowship, and a presentation on the priesthood. This event will be held at Holy Trinity Seminary in Irving, TX (3131 Vince Hagan Dr., Irving, TX, 75062). For more information or to register, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Paulist Fathers Vocation Retreat If you are discerning the priesthood and a possible call to join the Paulist Fathers, the next Paulist Come and See Weekend is scheduled for February 1 - 3, 2013. This is a weekend discernment retreat held at the Paulist house of formation in Washington, DC. Contact, Fr. Ed Nowak, CSP, or Fr. Jamie Baca, CSP, at the University Catholic Center or Fr. René Constanza, CSP, at St. Austin Catholic Parish for more information. To learn more about vocations to the priesthood, religious life or diaconate, please visit the St. Austin vocation web page.
Black Bag Totals for 2012 As promised, here are our figures for each black bag taken up every Sarah’s Hope - Fertility and Recurrent Miscarriage Support month in 2012! Thanks for all of your generosity! A free spiritual support program for couples struggling to conceive or with pregnancy loss. Attend a monthly women's support group January - Louise House - $719.53 on the first Wednesday of the month (rosary 6:45 p.m., discussion February - Mission Trip 2012 - $657.56 7 p.m.) at the Vitae Clinic in Austin, located at 1600 W. 38th St., March - Catholic Relief Services - $987.08 suite 115. Join us Nov. 7. Email SarahsHopeAustin@gmail.com or April - Micah 6 - $768.41 call (512) 736-7334 for more information! May - Marywood Children & Family Services - $849.52 June - Mary House Catholic Worker - $824.12 SMCA Thrift Shoppe July - Casa Marianella - $877.87 St. Michael’s Academy Thrift Shoppe, located at 5907 Burnet August - Workers Defense Project, Heroic Media, JPII Life Center Road, is looking for volunteers willing to share their time and - $219.94 each (total of $659.82) talent Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Help is September - Annunciation Maternity Home - $917.85 especially needed on Saturdays. If interested in volunteering, October - Mission Trip 2013 - $589.81 please contact Theresa Prado at 512-323-2001 or Toni Van Gompel November - St. Vincent de Paul Society - $964.28 at 512-983-3736 for more information. December - Sisters of the Sacred Heart - $2,561.96 Total black bag collections for the year: $11,377.81 Busted Halo Check out the Busted Halo Show M-F, 6-9pm at Sirius 159/XM 117. Also check out bustedhalo.com!
Calendar for the Week of December 30 Monday, December 31 - 7th day in the Octave of the Nativity of the Lord
Our Gifts to God Due to an earlier bulletin submission deadline, we were not able to get the collection numbers for December 16 before submitting this bulletin. The numbers will be in next week’s bulletin (January 6) along with the December 23 totals. Thank you for your patience!
Tuesday, January 1 - Octave day of Christmas: Mary, Mother of God
More on contributing to the UCC? Call Elizabeth Lange. Internal Online Donations for November: $3,735 Pastor’s Wish List Would you like to help the UCC? Want to know exactly how your donation is being put to work? We invite you to sponsor one of our upcoming projects or make a special gift which enables us to improve the UCC in ways we would otherwise not be able: Wish List Carpet Replacement $11,500
Wednesday, January 2 - Sts. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen
Thursday, January 3 - Weekday of Christmas
Friday, January 4 - St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, religious
Sponsorship Essential Technology Upgrades: $3,692.78
Saturday, January 5 - St. John Neumann, bishop
Sunday, January 6 - Fourth Sunday of Advent Masses at 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. * 9:30am * 7:00pm Choir Rehearsal Choir Rehearsal Holy Spirit Chapel Holy Spirit Chapel
Weekly Reflection: The Gospel of Luke paints the vivid picture of Jesus in the temple where Mary and Joseph find him after searching for him for three days. Jesus responds to their questions and concern by telling them he must follow God’s plan. How do you imitate the faith of the Holy Family and share the bond of love in your own family?
READINGS FOR THE WEEK 1 Jn 2:18-21; Jn 1:1-18 Nm 6:22-27; Gal 4:4-7; Lk 2:16-21 1 Jn 2:22-28; Jn 1:19-28 1 Jn 2:29-3:6; Jn 1:29-34 1 Jn 3:7-10; Jn 1:35-42 1 Jn 3:11-21; Jn 1:43-51 Is 60:1-6; Eph 3:2-3a,5-6; Mt 2:1-12
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Isaac Hecker Quote “May not the fullness of time have come, seeing that the Church has been, as an external organization, greatly strengthened by the definition of the Vatican Council, and seeing the great facility of communication throughout the world by electricity & steam, when by a greater effusion of the Holy Spirit in the life of the Church the great work of the conversion of the world will be brought about?” [Diary begun in Egypt, 1873] Paulist Fathers’ Mission Statement We give the Word of God a voice in pulpits and print, on radio and television, on the Web and the wide screen. We search out those who have no church home, and welcome home those who have been away. We share the passion of St. Paul for unity in faith and solidarity in mission among all the baptized in the body of Christ. We build bridges of respect and collaboration with people of other world religions. We welcome people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds in our parish, city center and campus worshipping communities. The Gospel we preach calls for all the children of God to be treated with dignity and justice. We claim Isaac Hecker as our founder, the Holy Spirit as our primary guide, St. Paul as our patron and laity as our valued partners in mission. We are the Paulist Fathers. Missionaries to North America. www.paulist.org
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