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Attention: Texas A&M and Blinn (Bryan) Incoming Freshman and Transfer Students

Attention Texas A&M and Blinn (Bryan) Incoming Freshman and Transfer Students:
Saint Mary’s Catholic Center at Texas A&M University in (TAMU) College Station invites each incoming freshman and transfer student to attend one of the two upcoming Connect 2014 Retreats:
Monday, Aug. 25 through Tuesday, Aug. 26 …

Mass Intentions: 16-22 August 2014

Sat 16 August 4:00 PM Billy Brown +
Sun 17 August 9:30 AM Mary Kelly +
11:30 AM Intentions of the Gerald Tomlin Family
Mon 18 August 11:40 AM Paul Stagliano +
12:15 PM Intentions of Nancy Arden
Tue 19 August 11:40 AM Intentions of J.B. and Marie Boswel…

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time – August 17, 2014

1st Reading: Isaiah 56:1, 6-7
Thus says the LORD:
Observe what is right, do what is just;
for my salvation is about to come,
my justice, about to be revealed.
The foreigners who join themselves to the LORD,
ministering to him,
loving the name of the LORD,
and becoming his servants—
all who keep …

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – August 15, 2014

1st Reading: Revelation 11:19A; 12:1-6A, 10AB
God’s temple in heaven was opened,
and the ark of his covenant could be seen in the temple.
A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun,
with the moon under her feet,
and on her head a crown of …

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – August 10, 2014

1st Reading: 1 Kings 19:9A, 11-13A
At the mountain of God, Horeb,
Elijah came to a cave where he took shelter.
Then the LORD said to him,
“Go outside and stand on the mountain before the LORD;
the LORD will be passing by.”
A strong and heavy wind was rending the …

Transfiguration of the Lord – August 6, 2014

1st Reading: Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14
As I watched:
Thrones were set up
and the Ancient One took his throne.
His clothing was bright as snow,
and the hair on his head as white as wool;
his throne was flames of fire,
with wheels of burning fire.
A surging …

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – August 3, 2014

1st Reading: Isaiah 55:1-3
Thus says the LORD:
All you who are thirsty,
come to the water!
You who have no money,
come, receive grain and eat;
Come, without paying and without cost,
drink wine and milk!
Why spend your money for what is not bread;
your …

Mass Intentions: 2-8 August 2014

In your charity, please pray for:
Saturday 2 August 4:00 PM Intentions of Luz Maria Rosa
Sunday 3 August 9:30 AM Gary Mugg +
11:30 AM Intentions of Elizabeth Loftus
Monday 4 August 11:40 AM Intentions of Carol Shultz
12:15 PM Feliciano Torres +

Receiving the Holy Communion

Today, for our communal meal (the Eucharist), we have learned from the experiences of those who distribute it that the procedures for receiving Holy Communion are not always clear in the minds of the faithful.
Most people have the routine down pat. How…

Bible Quiz: What is the only miracle performed by Jesus that all four Evangelists include in their Gospels?

Answer: It is the story of the feeding of the multitude.

The fact that all four of the Gospel authors included this story tells us how important it was to the early Christians, for the story mirrors the action of Jesus in the Eucharist. So, let …

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