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Homily: 2017 MLK Mass at St. Mary Cathedral

The following is the prepared text of the homily given by the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Auxiliary Bishop Joseph N. Perry at the Diocese of Austin’s MLK Mass at St. Mary Cathedral on Jan. 15, 2017:

“A Catholic Perspective on Dr. King’s Contribution to Social Justice”

The term “social justice” is thrown around frequently in popular parlance.  I think we know something of what it means. 

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The Friday E-Pistle (Jan. 13, 2017)

A message from Bishop Vásquez

Official appointments

  • Rev. John Kim, pastor of Christ the King Parish in Belton, retroactive to July 1, 2015.
  • Rev. Vincent Romuald, SRC, parochial vicar at St. Mary, Immaculate Conception Parish in Brenham, effective Jan. 9, 2017. He will also serve as sacramental minister at St. Ann Parish in Somerville and Blessed Virgin Mary Mission in Old Washington-on-the-Brazos.

Offices closed

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The Friday E-Pistle (Jan. 6, 2017)

A message from Bishop Vásquez

Happy New Year

May Jesus Christ, Son of God and Prince of Peace, dispel the darkness of sin and strife from our world and strengthen our hearts with a deeper faith, hope and love.

Priest retreats

Please pray for those priests and bishops who will be on retreat during the first few weeks of January, that God may bring us spiritual refreshment and renewal.

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