This article is a continuation of “Is God Punishing Us with Hurricanes and Earthquakes?” More specifically exploring the fourth possible option mentioned in the first article if God is indeed punishing us with evil? The answer is yes and no. YES, when we die, and NO, while we are living here on earth. NO PHYSICAL… [Read More]
ATX Catholic Meetup and Day of Reflection April 30
Join us for a day of reflection at Our Lady of Schoenstatt Shrine on Saturday, April 30, 2016. We are hosting a meetup at the beautiful grounds of the Schoenstatt to take a day to come together in community. There will be presentations, time for reflection, prayer, optional Holy Mass, think tanks, snacks, and networking opportunities with… [Read More]
Something Greater Than Ourselves
In a little less than 2 weeks, on October 11, Bishop Joe Vasquez will celebrate Mass at the Marian Shrine of Our Lady of Schoenstatt, in honor of the Feast of Our Lady of Schoenstatt, and to give thanks for the first year anniversary of the Shrine. What might inspire us to go? What might… [Read More]
Congrats Bishop-Elect Danny Garcia!
Fr. Danny Garcia, the vicar general of the Diocese of Austin and the former longtime pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Parish in north Austin has been named by Pope Francis as the first auxiliary bishop of Austin! UPDATE: More about Bishop-Elect Garcia can be found in the Diocesan announcement. Bishop-Elect Garcia will be ordained… [Read More]
Immigration – St Ignatius Martyr Parish Social Ministry Council Panel Series
This year the ACNM in partnership with Saint Ignatius Parish Social Ministry Council is excited to be hosting a monthly pot-luck speaker series featuring the many social ministries in Austin Texas In our first panel which took place September 30th we discussed how Catholics are responding to the needs of immigrants in our nation and how you can be… [Read More]
Two Guys a Girl and a Catholic Podcast Episode 87: The Pope Is Still Catholic
Episode 87 Current Events: Recap of Unofficial event http://www.austincnm.com/index.php/2013/03/listen-to-the-sxswi-unofficial-catholic-panels-and-keynotes/ Pope Francis’ Coat of Arms and new ring http://www.usccb.org/about/leadership/holy-see/francis/pope-francis-ring-pallium.cfm Cardinal Borgolio, now Pope Francis was not a popular vote. View Fantasy Conclave results http://blog.ecatholicwebsites.com/fantasy-conclave-update/ Church News: The annual Chrism Mass will be held March 26 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Vincent… [Read More]
The Year of Faith is 5 Months Away!
If you’re like me, you’ve heard snippets of conversations since last October about the upcoming “Year of Faith” that starts this October. You might have even heard that it was Pope Benedict XVI who announced it. But if you’re also like me, you’ve probably wondered what exactly we’ll have to do to live up to… [Read More]