LENTEN FISH FRY - each Friday of Lent, (March 3 - April 7) from 5 pm to 8 pm, cost $8 per plate, (take out available). Location: KC Hall at 5515 Sanger Ave. (corner of Richland Dr. and Sanger Ave. in Waco). You will experience some of the best tasting Fried Catfish around! The Ladies Auxiliary will be selling fresh baked good. All proceeds go to the KC Scholarship Fund.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SCHOLARSHIPS are being offered by J. J. Kearns 4th Degree Assembly 1109 to graduating Catholic seniors in the Waco area. Application forms are available in the foyer of the church or at the parish office. Deadline for turning in applications 4:30 pm April 14, 2017,
RED-C Catholic Radio - Reservations are now available for the first-ever Central Texas RED-C Catholic Radio, KYAR, 98.3 FM benefit dinner, on Friday, April 21 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Waco. Log on to reserve a table or tickets at www.redcradio.org/benefit. We are excited to share how great our station is doing. We’re also excited that Trey and Stephanie Cashion, the hosts of “The Mystery of Parenthood” a show produced by RED-C Catholic radio will be our guest speakers! The theme of dinner is “God Bless America” and Trey and Stephanie will be giving an incredible talk on incorporating the Holy Spirit into the family and the home. We hope to see you there!
FUTURE FULL OF HOPE Prayer Service for Couples Struggling with Infertility will be held during National Infertility Awareness Week on Thursday, April 27 at 7 p.m. at St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic Church in Austin. Sarah’s Hope & Abraham's Promise of the Rabboni Institute, St. Ignatius Parish Respect Life Ministry, and the Diocese of Austin Offices of Pro-Life and Family Life invite all to attend and join with these couples in prayer. A reception will be held immediately following. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, call (512) 736-7334 or visit http://infertilityprayerservice2017.eventbrite.com
ALL ARE INVITED! St Mary s Church of Waco will hold their annual church festival on Sunday, April 30 at Geneva Hall in ElmMott, from 10:30 am until 4 pm. For more information call (254) 753-0146 or visit St. Mary’s at 1401 Washington Ave. in Waco. Come enjoy the fun, food and fellowship.
EIM Workshop and compliance - The Diocese of Austin launched a new education program for our EIM workshop. All clergy, religious, seminarians and employees, and all volunteers serving in ministry to minors or the vulnerable, will attend this new EIM Workshop whenever they are due for a workshop. To find the schedule and Sign Up for a Workshop (bottom right of your account page), login to you EIM account at https://www.eappsdb.com/Login.asp?ORGZ_KEY=4. If you don't recall your User ID/Password, please use the Alternate Login option. If you have never submitted an EIM application (online or paper copy), use the above link to create your EIM account and complete the application. Please contact your parish EIM site administrator, if you need assistance. Plan to arrive promptly, no children allowed. If you are a victim of sexual abuse and have concerns regarding your attendance at a workshop, please contact Emily Hurlimann at (512) 949-2447.
Clerical Endowment Fund - The Clerical Endowment Fund is a special project of the Austin Diocesan Council of Catholic Women. Proceeds of the fund help educate Diocesan Seminarians and directly assist our Diocesan Parishes with building loans. Throughout the year CEF cards may be obtained to enroll loved ones for special occasions and memorials. These cards offer spiritual favors for the persons enrolled with Masses by our Bishop and the CEF Director, prayers by seminarian students and the Sisters of St. Clare in Brenham. This worthwhile project directly benefits our Diocese and your support is greatly appreciated. For further information you may call Lou Moore at 772-7044.
LONGEST MARRIED COUPLE - Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME) is looking for the Longest Married Couple in all parishes. Why? Because WWME for the seventh year in a row is conducting the 2017 Longest Married Couple Project. The Project was created to highlight the value of marriage and to show the world that marriage really can go the distance. If you have been married for 50 years or more, or know a couple who have, please contact your parish with names, wedding date and city of residence. They will submit the information to WWME for nominated to the state and national project or you can go to the wwmelmc.com website to see how you can nominate long married couples. What an honor this would be!
DEFENDING THE FAITH CONFERENCE: All adults are invited to join Fr. John this Summer in attending the Defending the faith Conference at Franciscan University, July 28th – 30th 2017. There will many speakers like Dr. Scott Hahn and Patrick Madrid. It will be a great weekend. If you are interested please contact Fr. John at 254-754-1221 or visit the website at https://steubenvilleconferences.com/adult/dfc/