Here's the latest news from St. Austin Catholic Parish! 
Mark Your Calendars!
  • Aug. 15: Assumption of Mary into Heaven, Holy Day of Obligation. Masses at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. (with St. Austin Catholic School) and 6 p.m.
  • Aug. 15: First day of classes for St. Austin Catholic School (half day)
  • Aug. 19, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.: EIM Workshop in Hecker Hall (must register online)
  • Aug. 19-20: Parish Ministry Fair in Hecker Hall after all Masses
  • Aug. 22, 7-9 p.m.: EIM Workshop in Hecker Hall (must register online)
  • Aug. 26-27: Parish registration & ministry sign up at all Masses
Ethics & Integrity in Ministry (EIM) Workshops at St. Austin
Sat., Aug. 19, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in Hecker Hall
Tues., Aug. 22, 7-9 p.m. in Hecker Hall 

All clergy and paid staff, and all volunteers working with youth and vulnerable adults at any parish or diocesan location are required to attend an EIM Workshop every three years and keep their Application for Ministry up-to-date. To check your most recent workshop attendance date, sign up to attend a workshop, or update your application, log in to the eAppsDB website.
St. Austin Catholic School 
Centennial Celebration Kick Off!
Sat., Aug 26, 2017 
Mass at 5 p.m.
followed by Spaghetti Dinner in the Gym

Tickets for the dinner are $10 per person or $25 per family.
Click here to buy tickets or make a donation.

Are you a Newman School or St. Austin Catholic School alumni?
Click here to keep in touch and share your memories. 
Our Society of St. Vincent de Paul Needs Your Help!

We are a small group of parishioners dedicated to helping central Austin people in need. In our fiscal 2016 we made 408 home visits and assisted 581 brothers and sisters in need with rent, utilities, and food. Our parish Christmas Basket Project provided gifts and food to 196 households (490 people). If you are interested in giving time to this crucial Catholic mission call Mike at 512-923-3538 or email us. 
Contemporary Christian Morality
Real Questions, Candid Responses

A Book Discussion of Hot Moral Topics
with Fr. Dick Sparks, C.S.P., Ph.D.,
Author & Discussion Leader

Thursdays, Sept. 14, 21, 28 and Oct. 12, 19, 26
12-1 p.m. in Paulist Hall or
7-8 p.m. in Our Lady of Guadalupe Room
Six-Part Series:
  1. Moral Decision-making
  2. Healthcare (medical) Ethics
  3. Sexual Morality
  4. Politics & Economic Life
  5. Peacemaking, Death Penalty & Violence
  6. Forgiveness, Fidelity & Faith
Please read Part 1 (questions 1-20) prior to the first meeting on Sept. 14. A limited number of used copies of the book will be available for purchase at the front desk for $10 (half price of new).
In Memoriam

While composing this email, we learned of the death of parishioner Mrs. Gladys Blakeslee at age 104. Please remember Gladys and her family in prayer. Funeral arrangements are pending.
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