University

C at h o l i c
Center
2010 University Ave. | Austin, TX 78705
Phone: 512.476.7351 | Fax: 512.476.7377
www.utcatholic.org

Close to Campus, Close to Christ
Office Hours

Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday Mass
9:00 am

11:30 am

5:00 pm

8:00 pm

Daily Mass 

MWF 12:05 pm • TTh 12:30 pm
In the Holy Spirit Chapel

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

Reconciliation

Monday 12:30 pm • Tuesday 1:00 pm
Or by appointment
Adoration

Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
In the Blessed Sacrament Chapel

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Other sacraments
Baptism or Marriage
Fr. Ed | frednowak@utcatholic.org
Fr. Jamie | frjamie@utcatholic.org

March 6, 2016 | 4th Sunday of Lent

“Your brother was dead and has come to life again;
he was lost and has been found.” —Luke 15:32
Your Ministry Team

A ministry of the Paulist Fathers

Fr. Ed Nowak, CSP
Director
frednowak@utcatholic.org

Fr. Jamie Baca, CSP
Associate Director
frjamie@utcatholic.org

Marti Salas
Campus Minister
marti@utcatholic.org

Br. Rob Clark, FMS
Campus Minister
brrob@utcatholic.org

Elizabeth Bertrand
Director of Development
elizabethb@utcatholic.org

Carol Filip
Development Associate
carol@utcatholic.org

Danielle Castillo
Business Manager
danielle@utcatholic.org

Matthew Anderson
Administrative Assistant
matthewa@utcatholic.org

Joseph Gonzales
Sunday Sacristan
joseph@utcatholic.org

Natalie Ross
Sunday Sacristan
natalie@utcatholic.org

Confirmation
Marti Salas | marti@utcatholic.org
Becoming Catholic
Marti Salas | marti@utcatholic.org
Marriage Prep Workshop
Brandon Kraft | public@brandonkraft.com
Religious Education
Julie Ulrich | re@utcatholic.org

Monthly e-newsletter

Christina Sanchez
Team Leader
tina@utcatholic.org
Margaret Beasley
Missionary
margaret@utcatholic.org

In fellowship with

Erin Scanlan
Missionary
erin@utcatholic.org

Geoffrey Calvert
Missionary
geoffrey@utcatholic.org
David Driskill
Missionary
david@utcatholic.org

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.

March 6, 2016

4th Sunday of Lent
Weekly Readings

UCC News & Events
Benefitting Mobile Loaves & Fishes, a social
outreach ministry committed to providing
sustainable solutions for the chronically homeless.
For more information, visit mlf.org.
Ally training • Tuesday, March 8, 6:00 pm

Ally Training aims to educate the community
on LGBTQ+ identities and how to be an ally in
a truly Christian way. Ron Belgau, an openly
gay Catholic, will be presenting. He previously
spoke at the World Meeting of Families, the
same conference attended by Pope Francis.
Tuesday, March 8, 6-8 pm in the Holy Spirit Chapel! Free food!

In this Year of Mercy, we must realize that we need God’s
forgiveness. Let us use this time of Lent to re-encounter the Lord
who reveals the loving embrace of his Father.

Weekly Readings

Black bag collection TODAY!

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SATURDAY
SUNDAY

Is 65:17-21; Jn 4:43-54
Ez 47:1-9,12; Jn 5:1-16
Is 49:8-15; Jn 5:17-30
Ex 32:7-14; Jn 5:31-47
Wis 2:1,12-22; Jn 7:1-2,10,25-30
Jer 11:18-20; Jn 7:40-53
Is 43:16-21; Phil 3:8-14; Jn 8:1-11

Apply for longhorn awakening 60!

Longhorn Awakening is a weekend retreat for
students who want to grow in faith and fellowship
alongside other young adult Christians.

When: April 1-3
Where: Eagles Wings Retreat Center in Burnet,
TX (just outside Austin—don’t worry, we carpool!).
Registration is open from February 19—March 19.
A $55 fee is required to attend, which will cover sleeping
accommodations, food for the entire weekend, and a t-shirt.
To learn more, or to apply, please visit utcatholic.org/awakening.
If you have any questions, please email Nikki Dulay and Paige
Christensen at awakening@utcatholic.org. Hope to see you there!
Donate Lilies for Easter!

Want to help us make our Church look beautiful for
Easter? Then you should consider donating some lilies!
If you would like to donate, please have the flowers at
the UCC no later than Holy Thursday (March 24). You
can turn them in at the front desk or leave the in the
Holy Spirit Chapel near the baptismal font at any time during open
hours. Thank you for your generosity!

Spring Break Schedule
TWO-MASSES only next Sunday • March 13

Due to Spring Break, the UCC will only have two
Masses next Sunday: at 10:30 am & 8:00 pm. Our
normal 4-Mass schedule will resume the following
Sunday, March 20th.

UCC Spring Break Schedule • March 13-20

The UCC will be CLOSED for
Spring Break! The building will be
locked from March 14th through March
19th, and our normal schedule will be
suspended until the following week.
There will be no Masses, Confession
times, or any other regularly-scheduled activities. Our normal
schedule will resume with a full 4-Mass Sunday on March 20th.
Have a great break, and stay safe!

Our Gifts to God
COLLECTION TOTALS
Sunday, February 28: 2,403.66
JANUARY ELECTRONIC GIVING
Living Faith Society: $9,556.00
$20 for $20k:
$575.00
Tithe/Mail-in:
$5,559.63
Black Bag:
$915.80
Weekly Expenses approx. $11,000;
Building Debt: $36,908.00

UCC Lenten Almsgiving

One of the disciplines of Lent is almsgiving,
which means donating money or goods to the poor
and performing other acts of charity.

Any gift you make to our ministry will help us bring the light of
Christ to more students at UT. Want to make a difference?
Contact Elizabeth Bertrand at: elizabethb@utcatholic.org
50 New Monthly Donors ($50/month)
New Carpet & Installation ($11,500)
Carbos for Christ weekly spaghetti lunch ($100)
Semester of ministry activities for one student ($250)
Speaker Series event ($500)
Forget your checkbook & have no cash?

You can securely donate to the UCC by
scanning the QR Code with your phone.
Thank you for your stewardship!
Busted Halo

Check out the Busted Halo Show, M-F,
6-9 pm on Sirius XM channel 129. Also
check out bustedhalo.com!

March 6, 2016

4th Sunday of Lent

Week At A Glance
| Monday of the 4th Week of Lent
Mass
Holy Spirit Chapel
Reconciliation
St. Paul Reconciliation Chapel
Catholic Teaching
St. Thomas More Library

Monday, MAR 7

12:05 pm
12:30 pm
7:00 pm

| Tuesday of the 4th Week of Lent
Mass
Holy Spirit Chapel
Reconciliation
St. Paul Reconciliation Chapel
EIM Refresher (1.5-hr) Catacombs

Tuesday, MAR 8

12:30 pm
1:00 pm
7:00 pm

| Wednesday of the 4th Week of Lent
Mass
Holy Spirit Chapel
Carbos (FREE Lunch) Atrium
RCIA
St. Thomas More Library
EIM Basic (3-hour)
Catacombs

Wednesday, MAR 9

12:05 pm
12:30 pm
7:00 pm
7:00 pm

| Thursday of the 4th Week of Lent
Mass
Holy Spirit Chapel
Communal Adoration Holy Spirit Chapel

Thursday, MAR 10

12:30 pm
8:00 pm

| Friday of the 4th Week of Lent
Mass
Holy Spirit Chapel
UGAP Rosary
Blessed Sacrament Chapel

Friday, MAR 11

12:05 pm
7:00 pm

St. Austin Parish
2026 Guadalupe St. • Austin, TX 78705 • 512.477.9471
Mass Times
Saturday 5:00 pm
Sunday 7:30 am | 9:00 am | 11:30 am| 5:30 pm
Daily Mon–Fri 8:00 am | Mon-Thu 5:20 pm
Reconciliation
Saturday 3:30-4:30 pm or by appointment

Vocations
Date change • men’s vocation pilgrimage

The dates of the MEN’S VOCATION PILGRIMAGE
have been changed to May 17-25. The pilgrimage is for
undergraduate men from the UCC who would like to
live with and serve alongside Religious Priests and
Brothers in NYC. If interested, please see Brother Rob
(brrob@utcatholic.org)!
Special Prayer request

This Friday a group of young women from the UCC will head to
San Antonio for a 3 day Vocation Pilgrimage where they will have
the opportunity to live, serve, and pray with the Congregation of
Divine Providence, the Daughters of Charity, and the Marianist
Sisters. Let us keep these women in our prayers!

Ethics & Integrity in Ministry (EIM)
More UCC News and Events

Serving in ministry at the UCC?

By order of the Bishop, anyone serving in a
ministry that works with children or vulnerable
This comprehensive introduction to Catholic
adults must be certified by the office for Ethics and
doctrine is FREE to attend and will meet
Integrity in Ministry (EIM). To be certified,
every Monday in the St. Thomas More
you must submit an online application to the
Library on the 2nd floor from 7:00-8:00
Diocese and attend a 3-hour “Basic” workshop.
pm. You may attend any topic that
Those who have already been certified must also
interests you! Brochures with overviews of
attend a 1.5 hour “Refresher” workshop every three years in order
the topics to be presented are available at any time in the UCC
to maintain their certification. Please note that the UCC will host
atrium or at the front desk. Learn more and RSVP on our Facebook
one of each type of workshop every Fall and Spring semester.
page: “Summaries of Catholic Teaching”.
To register and to learn more, visit the Diocese of Austin
Catechumen profiles • Christian Natajaya
webpage and click on “EIM Workshops” under the “Quick Links”
We want everyone in the UCC community to get to know those
tab. You may attend ANY available workshop in the Diocese—you
who are going through RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) do not need to attend those offered by the UCC. If you have any
to become full members of the Catholic Church at Easter. Today
questions, please contact Matthew at matthewa@utcatholic.org.
we profile Christian Natajaya!
Upcoming workshops at the UCC:
I'm Christian Natajaya (quite the A student, as
3/08 Refresher (1.5-hour) in the Catacombs, 7:00 pm
reflected in my last name). I was born in
3/09 BASIC (3-hour) in the Catacombs, 7:00 pm
Indonesia, studied in Singapore, and now I'm
here for college. I came to the UCC because I
Prayer Intentions
want to grow closer to God, so that I may trust
Please pray for:

Him in tough times, so that I may receive His
• Olga Milk
• Pope Francis & Bishop Joe
strength to overcome temptations, and be able to
• Fr. Pat Hensy, CSP
• Fr. Ed Nowak, CSP
listen to Him. I study Chemical Engineering, and
• Diane Key
• Ann Byrd
I think calculus can be fun. I like adrenaline, especially skiing and
• Denali Huff
roller coasters. But I also enjoy the natural scenery, hiking or
• Bishop Joe’s Father
• Richard Gravois
staying in a farm for a few days in Australia – fun!
• Terry Long

Summaries of catholic teaching • Mondays