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Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

February 11, 2024



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Last week to complete the School Interest Survey

Available now through Feb. 15


Every household from the Saint William community is being invited to complete the School Interest Survey. The possibility of a Catholic Classical school is being considered at Saint William and the school interest survey is the first of several important steps both the Diocese of Austin and our Pastor, Fr. Francisco, need answered to better understand the needs of our community. This is why every family's participation is so important. 


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Ash Wednesday Schedule

February 14


 6:30 am Mass

10:00 am Liturgy of the Word

12:15 pm Mass

3:00 pm Liturgy of the Word

5:30 pm Mass

 7:30 pm Mass (Spanish)

 

There will be no distribution of ashes outside of the liturgies.

 

The Lent and Easter calendar will be distributed during Mass the weekend of February 11.


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Schedule Update: Parish Office & Mass/Confession 

Feb. 19


Due to Presidents’ Day, the parish office will be closed Feb. 18 & 19. Daily Mass will be celebrated at 8:30 am on Monday, February 19.


There will be no 12:15 Mass and no Confessions.

Priest Lenten Day of Prayer, Feb. 20




Due to the Priest Lenten Day of Prayer, there will be a Communion Service at 12:15 pm.

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Anointing of the Sick

February 11


Those who are registered will be invited to receive the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick during the weekend of Feb. 11.

Children's Liturgy of the Word

February 25


Children’s Liturgy of the Word is an opportunity for young children who have not yet received their first Holy Communion to attend a liturgy designed for them. During this time, children will be encouraged to grow in love and reverence for the Lord in the Eucharist, the scriptures, and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.  For questions or more information, contact Tara via email by clicking the button below.

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Breakfast, All Are Invited

February 25, following Mass at 7:30 am and 9:30 am


The Guadalupanas will be hosting their next breakfast following the 7:30 am (Spanish) and 9:30 am (English) Masses in the Parish Hall (Bldg. 3). All are invited. Debit/credit cards are accepted. 

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Parish Evangelization Center - Auditorium

February 11, 1 pm - 4 pm Central Time

Big Event 2024

Raffle Tickets Coming February 11


Saint William will be hosting its third annual Big Event on April 25 & 27 on our parish grounds. Proceeds from this parish event will benefit Saint William and our general operating expenses and faith formation programs.


The drawing is back this year—the Grand Prize is a truck! We encourage each of you to help make this year's parish event a huge success and invite you to prayerfully consider buying or selling a set of 10 tickets for the drawing—each ticket is $10. Raffle tickets are now available in the Welcome Center and parish office.

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Ashes to Action Food Drive


The Ashes to Action Food Drive, benefitting the food pantry at the society of St. Vincent de Paul, is underway. Donation bags will be available after Mass.  

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry, Fridays during lent


The Knights of Columbus are hosting their annual Lenten Fish Fry on Fridays, starting on Feb. 16, from 5 pm - 7:30 pm in the Pavilion as part of their service to the community. Cost per plate: $13

Women’s Lenten Retreat: The Victory will come through Our Lady—Confronting the Spiritual Battle with Marian Hearts, March 2, 9:20 am to 2 pm (Parish Hall)


Hosted by the Catholic Daughters of the Americas and presented by The Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary.


The focus will be on the temptations of Jesus in the desert and the temptations we face and how to confront them as women and what we can learn from Our Lady to do so. Doors open at 8:30 am for coffee and fellowship. Optional bilingual Mass in the Sacred Heart Chapel at 8:30 am. Lunch is provided. Please register by February 25, 2024. 



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Unbound Prayer Sessions


You're invited to come encounter God's love and truth in an in-depth Unbound prayer session with trained prayer ministers. To learn more or schedule a prayer session, click on the button below.

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Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration


The Adoration Ministry invites you to learn more about Adoration. If you would like to sign up as a committed adorer or have questions, complete the online form.

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Early Childhood

Development Center


God’s little ones deserve to be nurtured and given a safe, happy place in which to grow and learn. Have questions? Contact the ECDC team to schedule a tour!


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Worldwide Marriage Encounter April 12-14 (Belton)


“Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God.” Does your marriage give glory to God? Learn how to let your Sacrament shine on the next Worldwide Marriage Encounter Experience on April 12-14, 2024 at Cedarbrake Retreat Center in Belton, TX. 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 give your spouse a WWME gift card—a gift from the heart (see website).

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To our contributing families and individuals, thank you for your continued support and generosity.


Year-End Giving Update:

Saint William community, thank you for your incredible support and commitment to our parish. This year, our year-end goal was $350,000 — and we raised $393,384.27! Your support helps with the following: • IT security upgrades needed to protect our parish information • Helps cover rising energy costs • Maintenance of 10 buildings • Parking lot resurfacing


On behalf of Fr. Francisco, Fr. Kyle, Fr. Lourdhu, Msgr. Louis, Deacons, Staff, and all parishioners, we extend a thank you to all who participated and gave in the 2023 year-end challenge!



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Feb. 11 - Debt Reduction


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News in the Diocese

Explore Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Austin


Catholic education offers students an opportunity to reach their full potential, not only academically, but also spiritually. Explore Catholic schools in the Diocese of Austin today. Tuition assistance and scholarship opportunities are available. With 20 Catholic schools in Central Texas, we are ready to welcome you and your family to ours!

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Chosen & Beloved March 2, 9 am - 2:30 pm, Pastoral Center in Austin


Chosen & Beloved will be offered March 2 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the diocesan Pastoral Center in Austin. This is an informational event about consecrated life for women ages 14 to 35. Join Sister Silvia Tarafa for a day with Mass, prayer, talks, and small group conversations with other women discerning their vocation.

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Project Andrew

March 2, 9 am - 3 pm, St. Louis King of France


Might God be calling you to be a priest? Bishop Vásquez invites you to come and see. Join other single men, ages 14-49, for Project Andrew: a day with Mass, prayer, presentations on the priesthood, and an opportunity to meet many priests of our diocese. Lunch will be provided! Free event.

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Men: Are you being called to serve as a deacon?


Project Stephen provides an opportunity to actively engage men who are discerning their call to a deeper relationship with God through service as a deacon. This is a time of prayer and reflection, and an opportunity to discuss one’s call with others. Hear witness from a deacon, his sense of call and life of service, and learn about the qualities, characteristics, charisms, and aspects of the diaconate and of formation. The next Project Stephen meetings include the following:


  • Feb. 18 at 3 pm to 5 pm at St. Joseph in Bryan with 5:30 p.m. Mass to follow.


For more information, visit: austindiocese.org/projectstephen, email diaconateformation@austindiocese.org or call the Diaconate Formation Office at (512) 949-2459.

Catholic Charities of Central Texas


Catholic Charities of Central Texas’ Immigration Legal Services offers legal assistance to individuals and families eligible to apply for immigration benefits, including family reunification, naturalization, asylum, removal defense, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), as well as services for victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. If you or someone you know needs services, call (512) 651-6125 (Austin) or (979) 822-9340 (Brazos Valley).

Employment Opportunities at Saint William


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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.

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