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The Friday E-Pistle (May 5, 2017)

A message from Bishop Vásquez

Official appointments

  • Rev. Jose Eduardo Jazo Tarin, TOR, as administrator of St. Francis Parish in Waco, effective May 1, 2017.
  • Rev. Juan Pablo Barragán Mendoza, TOR, as administrator of Dolores Parish in Austin, effective May 1, 2017.

Day of Prayer for Peace

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Misty Poe named superintendent of Catholic schools

Misty Poe has been appointed the superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Austin, effective June 5. Poe has 22 years of experience in Catholic education and has served as the assistant superintendent of Catholic Schools since 2012. Her predecessor, Ned Vanders, has served as the diocesan superintendent of Catholic schools for the last 12 years. He announced his retirement earlier this year, and plans to continue as a consultant for the remainder of 2017. There are 22 Catholic schools in the Diocese of Austin. For more information, visit www.csdatx.org.

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May 2017, Volume 35, Number 5

The May issue of the Catholic Spirit features a story on the men who will be ordained to the priesthood on June 3, a story on a time capsule from 1954 found at St. Joseph Parish in Killeen and the Bishop's Interview on Mary, Our Blessed Mother.

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The Friday E-Pistle (April 28, 2017)

A message from Bishop Vásquez

Special Collection: May 13-14

All parishes in the Diocese of Austin are asked to take up a special collection the weekend of May 13-14 for the Trinity Dome to be completed at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. The following announcement should be read before all Masses that weekend:

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