University C at h o l i c Center

2010 University Ave. | Austin, TX 78705 P: 512.476.7351 | F: 512.476.7377 www.utcatholic.org

Close to Campus, Close to Christ
Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Sunday Mass

9am  11:30am 5pm  8pm Spanish 2pm  Every first Sunday MWF 12:05pm  TTh 12:30pm
Reconciliation Daily Mass

“Have you come to believe because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed.” - John 20:29 Your Ministry Team

April 7, 2013 | Divine mercy Sunday

A ministry of the Paulist Fathers

For alternative Mass times at St. Austin’s see page 3 

Fr. Jamie Baca, CSP Associate Director frjamie@utcatholic.org Meghan Vail Business Manager meghan@utcatholic.org Fr. Ed Nowak, CSP Director frednowak@utcatholic.org Elizabeth Lange Development Director elizabeth@utcatholic.org

Lindsay Wilcox Campus Minister lindsay@utcatholic.org Matthew Anderson Administrative Assistant matthewa@utcatholic.org Rosa Marroquin Asst. Development rosa@utcatholic.org

Monday 12:30 pm  Tuesday 1pm Or by appointment Tuesday & Wednesday 1pm-4pm Thursday 8:00 pm
__________________________ Other sacraments Baptism or Marriage Fr. Ed | frednowak@utcatholic.org Fr. Jamie | frjamie@utcatholic.org Confirmation Michael Flahive | mflahive@staustin.org Becoming Catholic Lindsay Wilcox | lindsay@utcatholic.org Marriage Prep Workshop Brandon Kraft | kraft@utcatholic.org Religious Education Julie Ulrich | re@utcatholic.org universitycatholiccenter Adoration

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Fellowship Of Catholic University Students Lauren Garcia Team Leader lauren@utcatholic.org Matt Melcher Missionary matt@utcatholic.org Sam Kelley Missionary sam@utcatholic.org Jacob Ardoin Missionary jacob@utcatholic.org

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Our mission 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.

UCC Events

April 7, 2013  Divine Mercy Sunday

Reflection & Weekly Readings
In what concrete ways are you living your faith through service to others?

All events open to UT and UCC community. Paulist pilgrimage • April 20-27 Follow the footsteps of Fr. Isaac Hecker! Come spend a week with the Paulist Fathers exploring the spiritual gifts of Rome, including highlights from the Paulist founder’s time there. For more information or to register, visit www.paulist.org/pilgrimage or call 202-269-2521.

Even though he had been with the Lord, Thomas had to see and touch to believe. What may be holding you back from complete belief in the Lord? What can help your unbelief?
Monday Is 7:10-14,8:10; Heb 10:4-10; Lk 1:26-38 Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Acts 4:32-37; Jn 3:7b-15 Acts 5:17-26; Jn 3:16-21 Acts 5:27-33; Jn 3:31-36 Acts 5:34-42; Jn 6:1-15 Acts 6:1-7; Jn 6:16-21 Acts 5:27-32,40b-41; Rev 5:11-14; Jn 21:1-19

Get Well Cards for Fr. Pat Hensey

Fr. Pat Hensey, former UCC director, is currently undergoing treatment for osteomyelitis and is in need of your prayers and support. He will be in the rehab center for a couple of months and get well cards can be sent to: Fr. Pat Hensey Santa Monica Rehab Center 1338 20th Street Santa Monica, CA 90404
Thank you!

Readings for the week

News and Announcements

The UCC would like to thank everybody who helped us out with our Triduum Masses and those who volunteered with our RCIA program. Without all of you, none of this would be possible. Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication to this ministry!
St. Michael’s Thrift Shop

Our Gifts to God
On Sunday, March 24, 2013 You donated: $327.47 at the 9:00am Mass $537.67 at the 11:30am Mass $712.81 at the 5:00pm Mass $664.13 at the 8:00pm Mass The total Collection was $2,242.08 More on contributing to the UCC? Contact Elizabeth Lange

St. Michael's Academy Thrift Shoppe, located at 5907 Burnet Road, is in need of volunteers and DayChairs. The Thrift Shoppe is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Shoppe proceeds provides for Catholic education. On the job training is provided. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Lynn Tellechea at 512-619-9017.

Resident Community Online Giving for March: $3,000.00

Paulist Appeal Update

Updated UCC community contribution to 2013 Paulist Appeal: $6,725.60. Thank you for your commitment in support of the Paulist Fathers.

UCC’s Wish List
Want to contribute to a specific need? Please take a look at our wish list. Essential Technology Upgrades Carpet & Installation

$11,500

$3,692.78

Volunteer to organize the UCC library

The ministry of the University Catholic Center is made possible in part by support from our generous benefactors. If you wish to contribute the mission of the University Catholic Center, please contact our Director of Development, Elizabeth Lange, or visit www.utcatholic.org/support. Thank you!

Week At A Glance
7:00pm 7:00pm 8:30pm
Monday April 8| Annunciation of the Lord

April 7, 2013  Divine Mercy Sunday
St. Francis Room Mother Teresa Room Blessed Sacrament Chapel

St. Austin’s Parish

CBSFL Meeting SJ Team Meeting Chaplet of Divine Mercy

2026 Guadalupe St. • Austin, TX 78705 • 512.477.9471
Mass Times Sunday 7:30am | 9am | 11:30 am| 5:30 pm Daily Monday –Thursday 5:20 pm| Friday 8:15am Reconciliation Saturday 3:30-4:30 pm or by appointment

Tuesday April 9| Weekday of Easter

Wednesday April 10| Weekday of Easter

12:35pm 6:00pm 8:00pm

Carbos KACM Meeting STRONG Meeting Via Bible Study Adoration

Atrium Mother Teresa Room St. Francis Room Mother Teresa Room Catacombs (basement)

Presentation on St. Gianna Molla • April 16

7:00pm 8:00pm

Thursday April 11| St. Stanilaus, bishop, martyr

You are invited to a presentation on one of the Church’s newest saints - patron healthcare workers, mothers, and children St. Gianna Molla! The presentation will take place on Tuesday, April 16, at 7pm in Hecker Hall at St. Austin.

Friday April 12| Weekday of Easter

MATCHING GIFT WEEKEND BEGINS Choir Rehearsal Schedule Sundays at 8am, 10:30 am, 4pm, and 7pm | Holy Spirit Chapel

A Word from our Ministry Team
Today is Divine Mercy Sunday and a wonderful day to not only reflect upon the unconditional love that Jesus has for each one of us but also how that love is manifested to us in the abundant blessings God bestows on us. You can go online to our web page to read about how God has blessed the ministry of the UCC this past year and to learn more of where we hope God’s blessings will take us next year. It is through the support of your prayers, your time and your finances that makes our ministry to the University students, faculty and staff possible. Next Sunday, your financial support can be worth twice as much when you participate in the Matching Gift Sunday (MGS) weekend collection. Know that donations online or in person can be designated for MGS any time before that weekend. In addition to this giving opportunity, consider signing up for regular monthly giving if you are not already doing so. Regular monthly giving helps us to better manage our budget for our ongoing needs. Thank you for all of your support. May you be ever more aware of God’s abundant blessings in your life. - Fr. Ed Nowak Director

Spiritual Discernment
Signs of a Vocation (5 of 9) Recognize the EVENTS of your life as fitting a pattern and pointing to a certain life’s choice. Do circumstances keep putting you in a certain direction?

For the complete list, please visit utcatholic.org/vocations/signs/ Dinners are held every 2nd Wednesday of the month for college-aged men and older at the Borromeo House, 905 Duncan Lane, Austin. For more information, contact Fr. Brian McMaster at (512) 450-4073.
Men’s Discernment Dinners

Diocese of Austin
Marriage banns

Between Miguel Trevino Guajardo and Maria Rocio Espinoza Sanchez. If any one knows of any just reason that these two should not be joined together in Holy Matrimony, please contact Fr. Ed Nowak at frednowak@utcatholic.org.
April Prayer Vigil for Life • April 20

Prayer Intentions
Please pray for:  Richard Gravois

The Austin Prayer Vigil is scheduled for Saturday, April 20, at St. Helen Parish in Georgetown. Mass will begin at 7 a.m. Following the Mass, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be in the church and a car caravan will travel to Whole Women’s Health where the Mysteries of the Rosary will be prayed. Benediction will follow at St. Helen Parish at 10:30 a.m., and refreshments will be served. All are invited to attend. Call the Office of Pro-Life Activities and Chaste Living for more information at (512) 949-2486.

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Fr. Pat Hensey The newest members of our Catholic Community Pope Francis Permanent Diaconate Ordinate

Prayer intentions can be submitted at bulletin@utcatholic.org Please note if you would like to remain anonymous.

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