Msgr. Maurice Voity, rector of Sacred Heart Cathedral in San Angelo, has announced that he will lead another pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The event will take place from February 25 to March 7, 2013. The pilgrimage will depart from Christ the King Retreat Center in San Angelo.
Mass will be celebrated at a different holy site each day, and other devotions will be held as we travel the Fifth Gospel, the Holy Land where Jesus lived, suffered, died, and rose from the dead for us.
Among the places visited will be: The Sea of Galilee, Capernum, Mount of the Beatitudes, Cana, Nazareth, Mount Tabor, Jericho, the Baptismal Site of Jesus on the River Jordan, Qum Ram, the Dead Sea, many holy sites in Jerusalem and Bethlehem: including the Holy Sepulchre, Via Dolorosa, Calvary, Garden of Gethsemane, Basilica of the Nativity, the Western Wall, Dome of the Rock, Room of the Last Supper, Emmaus, and many other places.
All lodgings are in first-class hotels, with breakfast and dinner daily. Current of cost of the pilgrimage is $3,395 per person sharing a twin room (subject to change if air taxes and fuel supplements rise). Pilgrims will be accompanied all along the way with an English-speaking Christian guide.
Join Msgr. Voity as he once again offers a remarkable and memorable Holy Land Pilgrimage to the people of the diocese.
For more information, contact Sacred Heart Cathedral at (325) 658-6567, or email Msgr. Voity at email@example.com
Andrews Golf Tournament
SATURDAY — September 15, 2012
Our Lady of Lourdes
CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT
ANDREWS COUNTY GOLF COURSE
(920 Golf Course Rd., Andrews TX)
4-PERSON TEAM SCRAMBLE
8:30 SHOTGUN START
ENTRY FEE - $280.00 PER TEAM
(long drive, closest to pin, mulligans)
Cart rental $11 per person, not included
Register by 4:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. 14
More info contact Mr. Sid Theriot, firstname.lastname@example.org / 432-557-1825; Noel Pando 432-230-1891, or Aaron Gibson, agpharrngg.com 432-296-2170
Our Lady of Lourdes: (432)-523-4215
St. Thomas Anniversary
St. Thomas the Apostle Parish of Miles, Texas, will be celebrating its 50th anniversary. Please join us for our 50th Anniversary Celebration on September 22, 2012. Festivities begin at 5 pm with Mass at St Thomas Church and will continue with a reception and dinner at 7:30 pm at the Young Farmers Complex both in Miles, Tx. Everyone is welcome, especially former members of the parish.
Only you can set marriage fires!
Want to find out how to keep yours burning? Take each other on a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. The next weekend is October 5-7, 2012 at the Grand Texan Hotel in Midland. To receive more information, call Tom & Susan Williams at 432-697-9904 or visit mewesttexas.org
Soldiers of Christ
MIDLAND — The West Texas Catholic Men’s Organization welcomes Jesse Romero and Robert Rogers to the inaugural Soldiers of Christ Men’s Conference, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Registration begins at 8 a.m.), Saturday, October 6, at St. Stephen’s Church in Midland. Early Registration is $25. Registration at the door on the day of the event, $35. A continental breakfast and lunch is included in the price of the registration. For more information, visit www.wtxmen.com or call: Tommy Flores, 432.349.2236 or Rey Sanchez, 432.260.7776.
Bishop’s Golf tournament
The 7th annual Bishop’s Golf Tournament benefiting Catholic education scholarship funds, will be Saturday, October 27 at Quicksand Golf Course in San Angelo. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with a 9 a.m. tee time. First-third place prizes awarded, longest drive and closest to the pin. Entry fee is $100 person. Format is 4-person scramble. For more information, contact Ernest Aguirre, 325.212.7613, St. Mary’s in Odessa, 432.337.6052 or St. Ann’s in Midland, 432.684.4563.
Holy Angels tour of Ireland
SAN ANGELO — Holy Angels is hosting a 10 day "Treasures of Ireland" tour from July 8-17, 2013. Cities visited will include: Dublin, Glendalough, Cobh, Kinsale, Cork, Kenmare, Adare, Limerick, Connemara and Galway. Travel the Ring of Kerry! See St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Trinity College, the Book of Kells, the Rock of Cashel, the Blarney Stone, the Cliffs of Moher, Kylemore Abbey, and Castles! For more information, call Lori Hines at 325-942-8192. If you would like a brochure emailed to you, send a request to email@example.com.
SEAS pilgrimage to Italy
ODESSA — Join the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Choir and Parish on a ten-day pilgrimage to Majestic Italy, March 5-14, 2013. Attend various sung liturgies, including the Solemn Mass at the Altar of the Chair of St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, and the opportunity to sing for the Holy Father during his weekly general audience.
In addition to singing and celebrating Mass at the Basilica of St. Mark in Venice and the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Choir will also perform a formal, public concert at the Church of St. Ignatius for the City of Rome. Besides offering unique liturgical and musical opportunities, this pilgrimage will take us to the sacred sites of our Catholic faith, including the Sistine Chapel, and to pray at the tomb of Blessed John Paul II, in St. Sebastian’s Chapel. We will also take in the historic venues of Rome, including the Coliseum and the Roman Forum. Visiting Venice, Padua, Florence, Livorno and Assisi will certainly round out what promises to be a spiritually rewarding and altogether unforgettable experience.
The package cost is $3,195.00 plus taxes and fuel surcharges.For more information or to obtain a brochure, contact Christopher Wilcox at 432-367-4657 or seasmusicodessa@ gmail.com, or Peter’s Way Tours at 1-800-225-7662.
The Angelus publishes the execution dates of Texas offenders on death row each month so that the faithful in the Diocese of San Angelo can pray for them. The following offenders face upcoming execution dates. Please pray for them as well as the victims, families and all who are affected by violence:
Offender/Scheduled Execution Date
Robert Harris / September 20
Anthony Haynes / October 18
Donnie Roberts / October 31
Mario Swain / November 8
Cleve Foster / September 25