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University Catholic Center February 14, 2010 The 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time

MeatFest 2010 Ash Wednesday


Come celebrate Mardi Gras with the brothers of Lambda Omega Ash Wednesday is on February 17. The Mass schedule for Ash
Alpha with some delicious barbeque at the UCC on Tuesday, Wednesday is as follows:
February 16 at 6pm. Presale tickets are $5, and will be $7 at the
UCC: St. Austin’s
door. All proceeds go to Micah 6. For more information, find us
on our Facebook event “Meatfest 2010!” 8am 8am
12:05pm 10am (school Mass)
Communion Outreach Ministers Needed 3pm 5pm
Do you have two hours a month to share in the service of the 7pm (Ecumenical service) 7:30pm
Lord? Well, that is all you need to be part of the Communion The ecumenical service will be held on the steps of the west side
Outreach Ministry. Communion Outreach Ministers are needed of the tower on the West Mall. The imposition of ashes will be
to take Holy Communion to homebound parishioners, patients at at all Masses and the ecumenical service.
St. David’s Hospital and Heart Hospital. If you are interested in
being a part of this wonderful and rewarding ministry, contact Rules for Fasting and Abstinence During Lent
Linda Cartwright at lcartwright@staustin.org or (512)477-9471, Generally, all Catholics 18—59 years of age are obliged to fast
ext. 323. on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. In addition, Catholics
aged 14 years and older must abstain from meat on Ash
Wednesday, Good Friday, and all Fridays during Lent.
Join the Choir! Fasting, as explained by U.S. bishops, is only having one full
The music ministries in Mass are looking for more musicians and meal. Some food is permitted at the other usual meal times as
singers to join them! If you are interested, please show up 45 long as they do not equal another full meal.
minutes to an hour before the Mass you will be attending to Abstinence forbids the use of meat, but not eggs, milk products,
practice. seasonings and condiments made from animal fat, or products
made from meat juices, such as gravies or broths.
St. Austin’s Scripture Study
Daytime Study Group Marriage Prep
1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 11am—12:30pm, St. Augustine Room The UCC will be hosting a marriage prep workshop on April 16-
For more information, contact Michael Flahive at (512) 477-9471. 17. 12 couples have already signed up! If you are interested,
please contact Deacon John De La Garza at john@utcatholic.org.
Wednesday Evening Bible Study
Weekly, 6:15pm, St. Augustine Room
The Great Adventure Bible Study of Revelations
For information or to register for this class, contact Gail Chavez at Congratulations!
gailchavez2002@yahoo.com or (512) 451-3357. The UCC would like to congratulate Cub Scout Diego Carlson
for earning his God and Me award. The God and Me award is
Thursday Evening Bible Study given for religious service in conjunction with Cub Scouts and
Weekly, 7pm, Newman Hall Library P.R.A.Y. Keep up the good work, Diego!
For more information, contact Marion at kadingm@copper.net

Do you have questions about the Catholic faith?


Prayer Life at the UCC Are you interested in learning more? Then contact Fr. Jamie
Join us for many great opportunities for prayer here at the UCC: Baca for inquiry at frjamie@utcatholic.org.
Sun: Rosary with MEO - Blessed Sacrament Chapel, 7:30p
Tues: Rosary with Knights - Meet at the UCC, 6:15p
St. Austin’s Parish
Night Prayer (Liturgy of the Hours) with LOA - Blessed
The Paulist Fathers, the Missionary Society of St. Paul the Apostle, also
Sacrament Chapel, 9p
staff St. Austin Parish at 2026 Guadalupe St.
Wed: Compline Service with Prism - Holy Spirit Chapel, 9p
Thurs: Adoration with Schoenstatt - Holy Spirit Chapel, 8p Weekday Eucharist
Monday - Friday 8am
READINGS FOR THE WEEK  Monday - Thursday 5:20pm
Mon: Jas 1:1-11, Mk 8:11-13
Tue: Jas 1:12-18, Mk 8:14-21 Sacrament of Penance (Confession)
Wed: Jl 2:12-18, 2 Cor 5:20-6:2, Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 Saturday 3:30-4:30pm
Thur: Dt 30:15-20, Lk 9:22-25 Also by appointment
Fri: Is 58:1-9a, Mt 9:14-15
Sat: Is 58:9b-14, Lk 5:27-32 For more information about St. Austin, call (512) 477-9471 or visit
Sun: Dt 26:4-10, Rom 10:8-13, Lk 4:1-13 www.staustin.org
Our Gifts to God Week of February 15

On Sunday, February 7, you donated: Monday February 15 —


Weekday of Ordinary Time
$1,678.25 at the 9am Mass
* 12:05pm—Daily Mass Holy Spirit Chapel
$772.48 at the 11:30am Mass
* 12:30pm—Reconciliation St. Paul Rec. Chapel
$314.14 at the 5pm Mass
* 5:30pm—Student Leadership Dinner Library
$540.55 at the 8pm Mass
* 6:30pm—MEO Exec Board Mtg St. Francis Rm
The total Sunday collection was $3,305.42. * 7pm—CFC Youth Mtg St. Francis Rm
The total Black Bag collection was $731.01 * 7pm—RCIA Catacombs
* 7pm—MEO Active Mtg St. Matthew Rm
Thank you for your generosity for last week’s Black Bag collection * 8pm—CLFL Mtg Mother Theresa Rm
for those going on the spring break mission trip to India! We would * 8:30pm—SUW Chaplet of Divine Mercy Blessed Sacrament Chapel
also like to extend a special thanks to St. Austin’s who donated
$2,399.04 to the mission trip last Sunday. Your contributions are Tuesday February 16 —
greatly appreciated. Weekday of Ordinary Time
* 12:30pm—Daily Mass Holy Spirit Chapel
More on donating to the UCC?? Contact Ana-Cristina at 476-7351 * 1pm—Reconciliation St. Paul Rec. Chapel
x13. * 2pm—Staff Mtg Conference Rm
* 6pm—MeatFest Atrium
Lenten Soup Suppers * 6:30pm—Confirmation Class Catacombs
Throughout the season of Lent, the UCC and St. Austin’s will be * 7pm—UGAP Mother Theresa Rm
hosting Friday night soup suppers at 5:30pm followed by
Stations of the Cross at 6:30 pm each week. If you would like to
Wednesday February 17 —
help here at the UCC on February 26 and March 26, please
contact Julie Ulrich at utulrichs@yahoo.com. To help with St. Ash Wednesday
Austin’s on the other Fridays, please contact Linda Cartwright at Masses at 8am, 12:05pm, 3pm, 5pm
lcartwright@staustin.org. * 7pm—Ecumenical Service West Mall
* 7pm—STRONG Officer Mtg St. Francis Rm
* 7:30pm—CIW Mtg St. Matthew Rm
Delegation to El Salvador
* 8pm—STRONG Mtg St. Francis Rm
Upcoming delegation from SHARE FOUNDATION-Building a
New El Salvador Today is inviting you to participate March
Thursday February 18 —
2010 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the killing Weekday of Lent
of Monsignor Oscar Romero From March 19th to 26th. Cost is * 12:30pm—Daily Mass Holy Spirit Chapel
$950 plus airfare. For more info: contact Miguel Rodriguez at
(512) 461-4197 or go to sharefoundation-newelsalvador.org. Friday February 19 —
Weekday of Lent
* 12:05pm—Daily Mass Holy Spirit Chapel
Servant of God Fr. Isaac Hecker, CSP, Founder of the * 5:30pm—Lenten Soup Supper St. Austin’s
Paulists, pray for us! * 6pm—Mission Trip Retreat Various Rooms
* 6:30pm—Stations of the Cross St. Austin’s
Donate those last few dollars and cents from your gift cards!
Can’t make a complete purchase with the last few dollars on your Saturday February 20 —
gift card? Here’s an idea! Help out the University Catholic Weekday of Lent
Center by donating the remainder of your gift card(s). Simply go * 7am—Diocesan Monthly Prayer Vigil Holy Spirit Chapel
online at www.utcatholic.org/support/donate.php. Every dollar is
greatly appreciated! Sunday February 21 — 1st Sunday of Lent
Masses at 9 am, 11:30 am, 5 pm, 8 pm
Vocations Corner UCC Bake Sale
If you are interested in talking more about a possible vocation to * 9am— Children’s Lit of the Word Mother Theresa Rm
the priesthood, call Fr. Ed Nowak at 512-476-7351 x17 or Fr. * 10am—Religious Ed Various Rooms
Brian McMaster, diocesan vocations director, at 512-949-2405. * 12pm—LA48 Workday Various Rooms
* 5pm—MEO Execc Board Mtg St. Francis Rm
* 6pm—Prism Mother Theresa Rm
Weekly Reflection Question: * 6:15pm—MEO Active Mtg St. Francis
Jesus blesses the poor, the hungry, the weeping and * 7:30pm—Rosary Blessed Sacrament Chapel
the persecuted. What is something you can do this
week to truly help the least among us?
See our entire calendar online at utcatholic.org.