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Mission Statement

As beloved sons and daughters of God, we, the parish of Saint William, are called to proclaim, by word and deed, the Gospel of Jesus Christ, crucified and risen. By the guidance of the Holy Spirit and the grace of the Sacraments, we endeavor to lead all souls to heaven by fostering spiritual healing and equipping all people for the work of ministry.
 
Como amados hijos e hijas de Dios, nosotros, la parroquia de San William, estamos llamados a proclamar, de palabra y obra, el Evangelio de Jesucristo, crucificado y resucitado. Con la guía del Espíritu Santo y la gracia de los Sacramentos, nos esforzamos por llevar a todas las almas al cielo fomentando la sanación espiritual y equipando a todas las personas para la obra del ministerio.


Happy Mother's Day
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Feliz Día de la Madre
Thank you to the ministries, volunteers, donors, sponsors and attendees who helped make this year’s Big Event a success. Because of your participation, we were able to welcome our community to Saint William to share in prayer, food, games and music.

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Gracias a los ministerios, voluntarios, donantes, patrocinadores y a todos los que asistieron y ayudaron a hacer El Gran Evento un éxito. Debido a la participación de
cada uno de ustedes, pudimos darle la bienvenida a nuestra comunidad y pasar
tiempo juntos en familia con oración, comida, juegos y música.

¡Muchas Gracias, Familia de Saint William!
Congratulations to the 2022 Big Event Raffle Prize Winners
Grand Prize 2022 GMC Canyon Crew Cab Ruben S.
2nd Prize Samsung 55" 4K TV Ricardo C.
3rd Prize Custom Barbecue Pit Juan C. Z.
4th Prize Custom Fire Pit Adrian W.
5th Prize $500 HEB Gift Card Maxine F.
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Felicidades a los Ganadores del Sorteo de El Gran Evento del 2022
Camioneta GMC Canyon - Ruben S.
Television Samsung 55" 4K - Ricardo C
Asador Personalizado - Juan C. Z.
Pozo de Fuego personalizado - Adrian W.
Tarjeta de Regalo (HEB) - Maxine F.
Healing the Whole Person
Come experience a personal life-changing encounter with Christ’s merciful love and healing truth in areas of pain and brokenness through various talks, reflections, prayer exercises, and group sharing.

The video series is divided into eight talks, given by Sr. Miriam Heidland and Dr. Bob Schuchts. Midway through each session there will be a break and snacks will be offered. The series includes a comprehensive workbook (goodwill offering will be accepted for the material on opening night).
Healing The Whole Person
  • 8-Part Video Series
  • Meets every Friday June 3 - July 29, 2022 7 PM - 9 PM
  • Parish Evangelization Center (PEC), 2nd Floor, Auditorium
  • To Register / Volunteer: www.st-william.org/courses
  • Volunteer Opportunities: Snack setup Small group facilitator (no experience needed, training available) 
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Give | Contribuya
Thank you for your continued support and generosity through donations and prayers.

Second Collection from April 10: No Second Collection

 
Here is how we can all participate:
Gracias por su continuo apoyo y generosidad a través de donaciones y oraciones. 

Segunda colecta del 10 de abril: No hay segunda colecta  

Así es como todos podemos participar:
Watch | Mirar
8 de mayo | 7:30 am
Cuarto domingo de Pascua
May 8 | 9:30 am
Fourth Sunday of Easter
May 11 | 12:15 pm
Wednesday in the Fourth Week of Easter

Everything Else | Todo lo de más
Saint William Family Night May 21 - Save the date for Saint William Family Night, which will be
held at the Round Rock Express game on Saturday, May 21 at 6 pm at Dell Diamond. On this night, Fr. Francisco is scheduled to throw the first pitch and a concert will follow after the game. A limited number of tickets are available at a special rate of $10 each for our Saint William family following
the weekend masses on May 7-8 and at the parish office. For more information, please visit:
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Noche Familiar de Saint William 21 de mayo - sábado, 21 de mayo a las 6 pm, la comunidad de Saint William se reunirará para ver el juego de beisbol del equipo Round Rock Express en el estadio Dell Diamond. ¡Reserve la fecha! Esta noche, Padre Francisco lanzará la primera pelota y después del juego abrá un concierto. Un número limitado de boletos están a la venta por $10 dólares, un precio especial para nuestra comunidad de Saint William. Los boletos se pueden comprar después de las misas el 7 y 8 de mayo y en la oficina parroquial. Para obtener más información, por favor visite: es.St-William.org/Family-Night.
Youth Ministry | Ministerio Juvenil
 
 
COLLEGE GRADUATE MASS: Mass will be held on May 22 at 5:00 pm. To reserve a spot, please EMAIL Francisco fsoriano@st-william.org

STEUBENVILLE CONFERENCE: The Big Summer Event is Back in Irving, Texas! Spots are still available. Incoming freshman and outgoing seniors are welcomed. Save the date: June 24-26. Cost: $325. To save a spot a $125 deposit is required. Full payment due by June 1. To learn how to save a spot, please EMAIL Francisco: fsoriano@st-william.org
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MISA PARA LOS JOVENES QUE SE GRADUAN DE 12TH GRADO Y DE LA UNIVERSIDAD: La Misa será el 22 de Mayo a las 5:00 pm. Para reservar su puesto, favor enviar un EMAIL a Francisco fsoriano@st-william.org

RETIRO DE STEUBENVILLE PARA JOVENES DE 9 A 12 GRADO: Este retiro se lleva a cabo en Irving, Texas, los días 24 al 26 de Junio! SOLO hay 40 puestos disponibles. Los jóvenes que entrarán a 9th grado y que se están graduando también pueden acompañarnos. Costo: $325. Y el depósito es de $125. El pago final se debe antes del 1 de Junio. Para reservar su puesto, favor enviar un EMAIL a Francisco fsoriano@st-william.org 
Bendiciones y felicitaciones a Alexander Ambriz, Emiliano Barrera, Sophia Cruz, Camila De Lara, Emilio Duque, Hugo Garduño-Espinoza, Jesús Hernández Rodríguez, Angeline Macías, Angie Medina, Emili Ramírez, Ismael Rivera Lara, Emily Rodríguez, y Giovanni Vences Avilés que celebraron el Rito de Bienvenida. Este rito es para aquellos que han sido bautizados previamente, y en este rito se les pregunta a los candidatos si están listos para escuchar la instrucción de los apóstoles, reunirse con la comunidad de adoración en oración, y unirse a esa comunidad en el amor y el servicio a los demás. Fueron marcados con la Cruz por el Padre Gerardo y por sus padres para mostrar que pertenecen a Cristo. Que sigamos rezando por nuestros candidatos y demos testimonio con generosidad y fervor.
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Blessings and congratulations to Alexander Ambriz, Emiliano Barrera, Sophia Cruz, Camila De Lara, Emilio Duque, Hugo Garduño-Espinoza, Jesús Hernández Rodríguez, Angeline Macías, Angie Medina, Emili Ramírez, Ismael Rivera Lara, Emily Rodríguez, and Giovanni Vences Avilés who celebrated the Rite of Welcoming! This rite is for those who have been previously baptized, and in this Rite, the candidates are asked if they are ready to listen to the apostles' instruction, gather with the worshipping community in prayer, and join that community in the love and service of others. They are signed with the Cross to show that they belong to Christ. May we continue to pray for our candidates and bear witness with generosity and fervor.
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION OF THE LORD
"Behold I am with you always, until the end of age." For questions and information email us at: adoration@st-william.org

ADORACIÓN EUCARÍSTICA DEL SEÑOR
"He aquí que estaré con vosotros siempre, hasta el fin de los tiempos". Para preguntas e información, envíenos un correo electrónico a: adoration@st-william.org
Pregnant, Need Help? The ProLife Ministry, working with the diocesan program "Walking with Moms in Need," has compiled a list of local pregnancy resources which is available in the narthex. Look for the pink and blue postcards with a stork! It's very easy now to find the name and contact information for our local pregnancy help centers. Pick one up for a friend!
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Embarazada, Necesita Ayuda? El Ministerio ProVida, en colaboración con el programa diocesano "Caminando con mamás necesitadas", ha reunido una lista de recursos locales para el embarazo que está disponible en el atrio. Busque las postales rosas y azules con una cigüeña! Ahora es muy fácil encontrar el nombre y la información de contacto de nuestros centros locales de ayuda para el embarazo. Elige uno para un amigo!
If you are in need of consolation after losing a loved one, Seasons of Hope, a Christ-centered faith sharing group is for you. They will meet for seven consecutive Wednesdays beginning May 18th in the Parish Evangelization Center, Room 201. Prayer, scripture, faith sharing, and fellowship begin at 7:00 pm. Please contact Deacon Terry Snell at snells64@hotmail.com or Dora Snell at tdtsnell99@gmail.com for more information. 
~ RETREATS & WORSHIP ~

Guided Children's Adoration
Divine Mercy Guided Children's Adoration: Please bring your children to spend time with Jesus during a Divine Mercy Guided Children's Adoration at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, May 11 in the Sacred Heart Chapel. All ages are welcome with a parent or responsible adult. Come recognize Jesus in the Eucharist, experience Jesus’ Love and Mercy, hear about St. Faustina and the Divine Mercy Image, and pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet in sweet song directly to Jesus. Halfway through there is a transition for the youngest children who might not be able to stay an entire hour to say their good-byes to Jesus in the Eucharist. Please call or email with any questions: Melissa Kirking 512-426-5017 or mkirking@hotmail.com

Guia de Adoración infantil
11 de mayo Adoración de Niños Guiada por la Divina Misericordia: Por favor traiga su niños a pasar tiempo con Jesús durante una Adoración Infantil Guiada por la Divina Misericordia a las 4 pm el miércoles 11 de mayo en la Capilla del Sagrado Corazón. Todas las edades son bienvenidas con un padre o adulto responsable. Ven a reconocer a Jesús en la Eucaristía, experimenta el Amor y la Misericordia de Jesús, escucha acerca de Santa Faustina y la Imagen de la Divina Misericordia, y reza la Coronilla de la Divina Misericordia en un dulce cántico directamente a Jesús. A mitad de camino hay una transición para los niños más pequeños que quizás no puedan quedarse una hora entera para despedirse de Jesús en la Eucaristía. Llame o envíe un correo electrónico si tiene alguna pregunta: Melissa Kirking 512-426-5017 o mkirking@hotmail.com 
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Worldwide Marriage Encounter
Happy Mother’s Day! Allow Jesus to be Lord of your marriage relationship. Sign up today to attend one of the upcoming Worldwide Marriage Encounter Experiences onJoin us on one of the upcoming Worldwide Marriage Encounter Experiences on September 9 – 11, 2022 at Wyndham Hotel in Round Rock. For more dates, information & to apply, please go to austinme.org or contact wwmeaustin@gmail.com or call 512-677-WWME (9963). Call early to ensure a space and invite your spouse with a gift card (see website).
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Society of St. Vincent de Paul Diocesan Council of Austin The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Diocesan Council of Austin is hosting its Annual Serving in Hope Luncheon on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. The event will be held at St. William Catholic Church in Round Rock from noon to 1:00 pm. This fundraising event will support the services the Society provides to those in need in Central Texas. Participants will enjoy a complimentary lunch while learning about the mission and work of the Society. To learn more and to reserve your seat, visit ssvdp.org/luncheon or call email Kanobia Russell-Blackmon at kanobia@ssvdp.org. The deadline to RSVP is April 27, 2022. 
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CCCTX
Catholic Charities of Central Texas’ Immigration Legal Services offers legal assistance to individuals and families eligible to apply for immigration benefits, including family reunification, humanitarian relief, Temporary Protected Status, removal defense, as well as services for victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. If you or someone you know needs services, call (512) 651-6125.

Los Servicios Legales de Inmigración de Catholic Charities of Central Texas ofrece asistencia legal para individuos y familias elegibles para aplicar por beneficios de inmigración, incluyendo la reunificación familiar, la ayuda humanitaria, el Estatus Temporal Protegido, defensa de remoción, así como servicios para víctimas de violencia doméstica y tráfico humano. Si usted, o alguien que usted conoce necesita servicios, llame al (512) 651-6125.
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LLAMADO A SERVIR
7:30 am Mass and 1:30 pm Misa
Necesitamos acomodadores para las misas. Si quiere servir a su comunidad por favor presentárse con uno de los miembros de nuestros acomodadores para tomar su información.
EMPLOYMENT AT ST. WILLIAM | EMPLEO EN ST. WILLIAM
Please visit the parish website to learn more.
  • Facilities Specialist - Full Time
  • Administrative Assistant - Full Time
  • Coordinator of Elementary Faith Formation - Full Time