Communications Office

The Friday E-Pistle (July 26, 2013)

A message from Bishop Vásquez

Official appointment

Deacon Ray Jones as Coordinator of Ministry for the Gatesville Area Prisons, effectively immediately.

 

Reflection question

Gospel Meditation

Please consider using the following question for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Aug. 4):

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The Friday E-Pistle (June 14, 2013)

A message from Bishop Vásquez

Official appointments

  • Deacon Don Sims to St. Monica Parish in Cameron effective July 1, 2013.
  • Deacon Michael Marcheck, recently relocated from the Diocese of Savannah, to St. Paul Parish in Austin, effective June 8, 2013.

Interfaith service for immigration reform

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Wack named bishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee

AUSTIN – We announce with great joy that Pope Francis has appointed Holy Cross Father Bill Wack, pastor of St. Ignatius Martyr Parish in Austin, as the sixth Bishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Florida.

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The Friday E-Pistle (May 19, 2017)

A message from Bishop Vásquez

Transitional diaconate ordinations

The ordination of Henry Garcia Cuellar Jr., Andrew Dung Kim Dinh and Paul-Michael Piega to the transitional diaconate will be celebrated tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at St. Margaret Mary Parish in Cedar Park. All are invited to attend.

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The Friday E-Pistle (May 12, 2017)

A message from Bishop Vásquez

Transitional diaconate ordinations

The ordination of Henry Garcia Cuellar Jr., Andrew Dung Kim Dinh and Paul-Michael Piega to the transitional diaconate will be celebrated on May 20 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Margaret Mary Parish in Cedar Park.

Special collection: May 27-28

On the weekend of May 27-28, 2017, all parishes in the Diocese of Austin are to take up a special collection for the Archdiocese for the Military Services. The following announcement should be read before all Masses that weekend:

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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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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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