Cedarbrake Retreat Center, Belton TX
Friday, September 20, 2019, 7:00 PM – Sun Sept 22, 11:30 AM:
The Becoming an Ordinary Mystic: Spirituality for the Rest of Us retreat will be held Sept. 20-22, at Cedarbrake Catholic Retreat Center in Belton. Someone once said, "Christians of the future will be mystics or they will be nothing at all." The mystic's vocation is the authentic call of each and every baptized Christian. Based upon his newest book to be released in August, Franciscan Father Albert Haase will explore the characteristics and challenges of ordinary mysticism: fostering awareness, having a healthy image of God, walking with mystery, and growing in deeper prayer life. Cost is $235 for a single room, $185 per person for a shared room, and $100 for commuters.
Saturday, October 12, 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Lord Teach Me to Pray retreat
Oct. 12: Lord Teach Me to Pray, an Ignatian Prayer Series, will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Cedarbrake Catholic Retreat Center in Belton. Participants will learn how to deepen their prayer lives and how to help others deepen their prayer lives. Details: www.lordteachmetopray.com or (504) 439-5933.
Saturday, October 19, 2019, 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
One Day Retreat - Cedarbrake on the Road - St. Albert the Great The Listening to the Voice of God Retreat will be at St. Albert the Great Parish in Austin on Oct. 19. Grow in a deeper relationship with God by learning how the Lord speaks to us in our everyday life. Franciscan Father Albert Haase will present this day based on his bestselling book entitled, “Saying Yes: Discovering and Responding to God’s Will in Your Life.” The cost is $40 and includes lunch.
Friday, November 1, 6pm – Sunday November 3, 11:30am
Weekend Retreat - The Spiritual Journey: An Adventure of a Lifetime
The Spiritual Journey: An Adventure of a Lifetime Retreat will be held Nov. 1-3, at Cedarbrake Catholic Retreat Center in Belton. The spiritual journey is a never-ending adventure with its own unique twists and turns. Knowing the basics of its dynamic can help you navigate the spiritual terrain. During this weekend retreat, Bev Collin and Franciscan Father Albert Haase will highlight practices and attitudes that foster a healthy and exciting experience of the spiritual journey. Cost is $235 for a single room, $185 per person for a shared room, and $100 for commuters. Online registration will be available soon.
OTHER FORMATION AND RETREAT OPPORTUNITIES:
Friday, October 4, 11,18,25 7:30 PM ROSARY - Every Friday in October the Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m. at the Marian Shrine of Our Lady of Schoenstatt. For more information visit www.schoenstatt.us.
Saturday, October 5, 8:00 AM MASS FOR LIFE & PRAYER VIGIL -The primary goal of Sidewalk Ministry is the conversion of hearts – focusing on the soul of the mother seeking an abortion and all those with her. To that end, a monthly Mass for Life is celebrated on the FIRST Saturday of each month with that intention. The mass is followed by an opportunity to pray in community during a Holy Hour either at the mass location or "out on the sidewalk" in front of an abortion facility. This opportunity is offered in cooperation with parish respect life ministries located throughout the diocese. MASS START TIME IS 8:00 a.m. AT SAN JOSE PARISH. Please see the Sidewalk Ministry page for more information.
Saturday, October 5 & 19, November 9&23 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM BASIC TEACHINGS OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH at Pastoral Center: Adult formation classes open to anyone involved in ministry or wanting to learn more about the faith. Five session topics include Introduction to Scripture, Creed, Liturgy & Sacraments, Christian Morality, and Prayer/Spirituality. (30 hours, 5 classes)
Saturday, October 5, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM ENGLISH CURSILLO: Step-By-Step Rector's Guide Workshop
The Diocese of Austin English Cursillo will have a Step-by-Step Rector's Guide Workshop on Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Cursillo Center in Jarrell. The fee is $15 and includes breakfast and lunch. Please contact Orie Sanchez at (254) 394-0467 to receive the material to review before the meeting.
Tuesday, October 8 & 22 10am-12noon DRE LEADERSHIP SERIES – “Catechetical Leadership” This is the second of 6 courses that will be offered monthly via Zoom Technology. Required for DRE Certification. DREs must purchase the ECL Leadership Series from Loyola Press and register with the Office of Evangelization & Catechesis (Carolynemail@example.com). There is no class fee for this series. The November class, “Developing Disciples of Christ” will be Nov 5 & 19.
Monday, October 14, 2019, 5:30 PM FEED MY FAITH WITH FR. LEO PATALINGHUG
Feed My Faith with Father Leo Patalinghug will be held Oct. 14 at St. Martin de Porres Parish in Dripping Springs. Mass will be celebrated at 5:30 p.m. Then from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in St. Dymphna Parish Hall, Father Patalinghug, a chef and evangelist, will discuss how Catholics can feed their faith and crave to learn more about the Eucharist. The cost is $20 for adults, and $15 for youth. Register at www.stmartindp.org.
Wednesday Oct 16, 9:00am-12:30pm & 1:00pm-4:30pm YOUTH MINISTRY ESSENTIALS 1 (Vision of Youth Ministry & 2 (Basics of Planning and Programming). These courses are required for diocesan youth ministry certification. To register of for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday Oct 17, 6:00PM WHITE MASS (for health care workers)
Doctors, nurses, administrators, emergency responders and all who work in health care are invited to the White Mass Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. at St. Mary Cathedral in Austin. Register to attend the Mass and the reception at www.eventbrite.com/e/18th-annual-white-mass-tickets-69363336607.
Saturday, October 19 @ 10:30 AM DIOCESAN ADULT CONFIRMATION MASS – St Albert The Great Catholic Church, Austin Parish Registration forms: https://www.austindiocese.org/diocesan-adult-confirmation!
Wednesday, October 23, 9:00-12:30 & 1:00-4:30 YOUTH MINISTRY ESSENTIALS 3 (Prayer & Worship with Adolescents) & 4 (Social Mission and Retreat Formation). To register or for more information contact Tressi at 512-949-2464 or email@example.com.
Saturday, October 26, 9:00 am-12:30 pm IMPLEMENTING THE RCIA ADAPTED FOR CHILDREN – SPANISH Increase your understanding of the RCIA process: how to incorporate the components of proclamation of the kerygma, liturgical catechesis, celebration of the Rites, parental involvement, and participation in the church community when working with unbaptized children and teens or baptized but never catechized young people. Un taller presentado por Luisa Negret de Pflaum Publishing sobre el proceso de RICA para los ninos. Aumentar tu entendimiento del proceso de RICA: como incluir la proclamacion de la kerygma, catechesis liturgical, la celebracion de los Ritos, participacion de los padres de familia en la comunidad parroquial cuando trabajas con ninos, jovenes, o adolescentes que no estan bautizados, o que estan bautizados y no formados. En ESPAŇOL.
Friday, October 25, FRANCIS NETWORK – a coalition of parishes and organizations ministering to young adults. For information contact Elizabeth Lagoe at 512-949-2468, Elizabethfirstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday (Sábado), October 26 9:00am-1:30pm “Liderazco Parroquial” – el segundo tema de la serie de formación para los lideres de ministerios – se presenterá en la iglesia de St Margaret Mary en Cedar Park.Presentado en español.
Monday, October 28, 9:30 am-3 pm GENDER IDENTITY WORKSHOP – see a flyer in this bulletin for details and registration form.