Holy Thursday candles are still available. The candles will burn at the Altar of Repose until midnight when the Blessed Sacarament is returned to the Church. Please call the Parish Office to place your order. The cost is $5.00 per candle. Last year the Altar of Repose was a beautiful site with over 250 candles. We would love to double the amount this year so please call and place your order and give us your intention. The candles can be in memory of a deceased relative or friend, for a special intention, or to commemorate an important person or event in your life. Don't hesitate, please call.
St. Gregory’s Holy Name / Fishers of Men are having a fish fry on Fridays of Lent, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Plate will consist of Fried Fish, corn on the cob, Cole slaw, bread, and condiments. Drive thru only at the Holy Name BBQ pit next to the SFA/Computer lab building. Pre-sale tickets will be sold after all Masses. Cost is $6.00. Free delivery will be available to all homebound within our parish by calling Jesse Tello, 210-332-7776.
ACTS is a three-day retreat designed to: Refresh your spirit, Deepen your relationship with God, and Connect you with your parish community.
The ACTS retreat begins on a Thursday evening and ends the following Sunday at a Mass celebrated with the parish community. Holy Scripture and the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church are the guides for the retreats.
The 2015 Archbishop’s Appeal continues. To learn more about the appeal, visit www.archsaappeal.org.
La Campaña del Arzobispo del 2015 continua. Para más información visite el sitio en internet de la Campaña en: ww.archsaappeal.org.
The next Baptismal Preparation Class will be held April 6th at 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall. You must register to attend classes for new born to 3 years old.
Children 4 years and older should attend Religious Education classes or be enrolled in a Catholic School for one year before the baptism. For more information and to register for classes, please call the Parish Office at 210-342-5271.
Requirements for Parents: Must attend a Baptism class and provide a copy of the State issued birth certificate for the Child being baptized. If parents are of another parish, please submit a Letter of Permission from your parish.
Requirements for Godparents: Attend a baptism class and be a practicing Catholic. You must already have received the Sacrament of Confirmation. If you are married, you must be married in the Catholic Church.
St. Gregory's has contracted Guide Book Co. to publish a new directory for our congregation. There will also be advertisement space available. If you own or manage a business and would like to appear in ur new directory, please call the Parish Office with your information.
The Pantry hours are as follows:
Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m
Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Office Phone number, 210-308-8743
Holy Thursday Mass, April 2nd, 7:00 p.m. Mass will end with the procession to the Altar of Repose. Vigil with the Blessed Sacrament will be in the Paish Hall unitl midnight.
Good Friday, April 3rd.
1:30 p.m. Passion Play.
3:00 p.m. Service with Veneration of the Cross.
5:00 p.m. Condolences to the Sorrowful Virgin Service - Bilingual.
7:00 p.m. Seven Last Words
8:00 p.m. Divine Mercy Novena begins.
Holy Saturday, Easter Vigil, April 4th, 8:00 p.m.
Easter Sunday, April 5th, our regular Mass scheudle, 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., and 12 Noon, Spanish.
We would like to send a big thank you to Fr. Hugh Burns for his most informative, inspiring, and sometimes humorous Mission. We wish him a safe trip to his next destination. Fr. Burns, we will keep you in our prayers.
The next regular meeting for the Pastoral Council will be held at 6:30pm, 30 Mar 2015 in the Parish Office Conference Room. The date is tentative to be confirmed later.
Announcements to fill council vacancies will be made during Mass on weekends of 2-3 & 9-10 May 2015. Nominations for potential candidates may be placed in a box to be situated at the entrance of the church and will be accepted through 16 May 2015. Selections to fill at least 3 vacancies & 2 alternates will be made during a Discernment Mass on 17 May 2015.
COUNCIL INSTALLATION MASS
A Mass will be scheduled for the first Sunday in June which will be at 10am, 7 June 2015 to install new members and introduce the Pastoral Council membership as a whole. Maximum participation by council members is expected as we will process in with Fr. Rudy at the beginning of Mass.
The Pastoral Council is planning the second annual mini-retreat on May 2, 2015 in the church hall. The plan is to invite all ministries heads or their representatives to participate. More information will be forthcoming once final plans are in place.
If you need a copy of your contribution statement for tax purposes, please notify Martha Guevara at the Parish Office. You can call the Parish Office at 210-342-5271 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include your name, address, phone number, and your parishioner number.
Our fourth Spiritual Adoption program will begin the this weekend of January 31st and February 1st. This program asks us to say a short prayer every day for nine months to help pregnant women who findthemselves in difficult circumstances to seek help rather than resort to the alternative of abortion, which is completely against God’s plan and the teachings of the Catholic Church. At the end of the nine months, there will be a “birth-day” party where we collect items for new born to distribute to several women’s centers.
Please e-mail us or call the parish office for more details.
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Welcome to the Parish of St. Gregory the Great new & improved website for important church and school information. Please visit our website frequently as changes are made daily.
To connect to our school website, you can select the school button above or click on the GREEN school logo on this page. We invite you to learn about our GREAT PK 3-8th grade school. God bless and have a GREAT day!
To be a community of prayer, service and stewardship leading each other closer to Christ.
Mark the date on your calendar, April 19th is our Festival.
Our Annual Fiesta de la Familia is an official fiesta event. There will be games, music, an auction, and most important great food.
Raffle tickets are on sale now.
Call the Parish Office.
Tickets are $1.00 each. Parishioner incentive, purchase 100 tickets and become a Century Club Member and receive a 2015 Fiesta de la Familia Medal.
St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church is having a meeting to start a society of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Are you interested in becoming a Guadalupano? For more information call Carmen Lopez, Federation President,210-545-5238, or Anita Cavazos, Outreach Membership Coordinator, 210-494-9465.
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Pray for Us.
La Iglesia Católica de St. Gregory the Great va a tener una junta para comenzar una Sociedad de Guadalupanos. Está interesado en hacerse Guadalupano? Para más información llame a Carmen López, Presidenta de la Federación,
210-545-5238 o Anita Cavazos, 210-494-9465, Coordinadora de Nuevas Sociedades.
Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Ruega Por Nosotros.
Please note our new Parish Office hours. Beginning Nov 3rd, the office will be closing at 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday.
To check on our Ministry meetings, please view our Calendar of Events. Click on Reserve / Calendar Tab and scroll down to see the facility calendars. Facilities may only be reserved for Parish Ministries. Please call the Parish Office for more information at 210-342-5271.
The Adoration Chapel is open Monday thru Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
If you would like to commit to an hour of if you are not able to keep your committed hour, please call Mary Ann Maldonado at 210-414-3143.