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C at h o l i c
2010 University Ave. | Austin, TX 78705
Phone: 512.476.7351 | Fax: 512.476.7377

Close to Campus, Close to Christ

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday Mass
9:00 am

11:30 am

5:00 pm

8:00 pm

Daily Mass

MWF 12:05 pm TTh 12:30 pm

In the Holy Spirit Chapel

For alternative Mass times at St. Austins see page 3 


Monday 12:30 pm Tuesday 1:00 pm

Or by appointment

Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

In the Blessed Sacrament Chapel


Other sacraments
Baptism or Marriage
Fr. Ed |
Fr. Jamie |

March 27, 2016 | EASTER Sunday

...everyone who believes in him will receive forgiveness

of sins through his name. Acts 10: 43
Your Ministry Team

A ministry of the Paulist Fathers

Fr. Ed Nowak, CSP


Fr. Jamie Baca, CSP

Associate Director

Marti Salas
Campus Minister

Br. Rob Clark, FMS

Campus Minister

Elizabeth Bertrand
Director of Development

Carol Filip
Development Associate

Danielle Castillo
Business Manager

Matthew Anderson
Administrative Assistant

Joseph Gonzales
Sunday Sacristan

Natalie Ross
Sunday Sacristan

Marti Salas |
Becoming Catholic
Marti Salas |
Marriage Prep Workshop
Brandon Kraft |
Religious Education
Julie Ulrich |

Monthly e-newsletter

Christina Sanchez
Team Leader
Margaret Beasley

In fellowship with

Erin Scanlan

Geoffrey Calvert
David Driskill

Our mission is to provide pastoral care to the Roman Catholic community at The University of Texas at Austin
and to advance the spiritual, intellectual, and social life of the students, faculty, staff, and administration.

March 27, 2016

Easter Sunday
Weekly Readings

UCC News & Events

As we celebrate Easter, we realize that the disciples did not

understand Jesus had to rise from the dead. Entering the empty
In observance of Easter, the UCC will be closed
tomorrow, Monday, March 28th. The building will be tomb, the beloved disciple believed. What about us? Will we enter
closed, and there will not be Mass, Reconciliation, or into the mystery? How fully do we believe? The burial cloths that
held Jesus in death are cast aside. Do we believe Jesus has shattered
any other activities. We will reopen with our usual
the bonds of death? Do we understand that Jesus has released us
hours and schedule on Tuesday, March 29th.
from what binds us if we too believe? Truly He is Risen! Alleluia!

UCC CLOSED TOMORROW, Monday, March 28th

A special and heartfelt thank you from the

entire UCC community to everyone who
helped us through Holy Week! To those who
helped us clean and decorate, those who
served at our Triduum liturgies, and those
who donated Easter lilies. Thank you so much
for your generosity! God bless!

Please Return lent collection boxes

Please return your

Lenten From Ashes to
Easter collection boxes
anytime during open hours to the UCCs front desk. Funds
collected through this project support missionary efforts both in
and out of the Diocese of Austin. Thank you for your generosity!

Weekly Readings

Thanks to holy week donors & Volunteers


Acts 2:14,22-33; Mt 28:8-15

Acts 2:36-41; Jn 20:11-18
Acts 3:1-10; Lk 24:13-35
Acts 3:11-26; Lk 24:35-48
Acts 4:1-12; Jn 21:1-14
Acts 4:13-21; Mk 16:9-15
Acts 5:12-16;
Rev 1:9-11a,12-13,17-19;
Jn 20:19-31

CARBOS FOR CHRIST Wednesdays, 12:35 pm

Join us for lunch and fellowship in the UCC

Atrium every Wednesday at 12:35 pm. Cost is
free, but freewill offerings are happily accepted.
Come to the 12:05 Mass beforehand and feed
your soul as well as your body!

Date change mens vocation pilgrimage

The dates of the MENS VOCATION

PILGRIMAGE have changed to May 17-25. The
pilgrimage is for undergraduate men from the
UCC who would like to live with and serve
alongside Religious Priests and Brothers in NYC.
If interested, see Br. Rob (!

Catholic services appeal (CSA) update

As of February 1, 2016, UCC

parishioners have pledged
$5,606.00 to the CSA, which is
97% of our goal of $5,800.
Parishioners have paid $5,076.00 to the CSA, which is about 90%
of the total amount pledged. Thank you all!
Forget your checkbook & have no cash?

You can securely donate to the UCC by

scanning the QR Code with your phone.
Thank you for your stewardship!

Our Gifts to God

Sunday, March 15: 1,822.56
Living Faith Society: $9,466.00
$20 for $20k:
Black Bag:
Weekly Expenses approx. $11,000;
Building Debt: $36,193.68

UCCs Wish List

Want to contribute to a specific need?

Please take a look at our wish list!

50 New Monthly Donors ($50/month)

New Carpet & Installation ($11,500)
Carbos for Christ weekly spaghetti lunch ($100)
Semester of ministry activities for one student ($250)
Speaker Series event ($500)
Any gift you make to our ministry will help us bring the light of
Christ to more students at the University of Texas. Want to
make a difference? Contact Elizabeth Bertrand at: Thank you!

March 27, 2016

Easter Sunday
St. Austin Parish

Week At A Glance
| Monday within the Octave of Easter
No Mass, Reconciliation, or other activities

Monday, MAR 28

2026 Guadalupe St. Austin, TX 78705 512.477.9471

Mass Times
Saturday 5:00 pm
Sunday 7:30 am | 9:00 am | 11:30 am| 5:30 pm
Daily MonFri 8:00 am | Mon-Thu 5:20 pm
Saturday 3:30-4:30 pm or by appointment

| Tuesday within the Octave of Easter

Holy Spirit Chapel
St. Paul Reconciliation Chapel

Tuesday, MAR 29

12:30 pm
1:00 pm

| Wednesday within the Octave of Easter

Holy Spirit Chapel
Carbos for Christ

Wednesday, MAR 30

12:05 pm
12:30 pm

Tent of nations Event Saturday, April 9, 10 am

Join us for a discussion with Daoud Nassar,

Palestinian Christian farmer and Director of
Tent of Nations, a peace and education center
located on the Nassar familys 100-acre farm
near Bethlehem.

| Thursday within the Octave of Easter

Holy Spirit Chapel

Thursday, MAR 31

12:30 pm
8-10 pm

| Friday within the Octave of Easter

Holy Spirit Chapel
UGAP Rosary
Blessed Sacrament Chapel

Friday, APR 1

12:05 pm
7:00 pm

A Word from Our Ministry Team

Tent of Nations is surrounded on three sides by Israeli settlements

and on one side by the Palestinian village of Nahalin. With a
mission to build bridges of understanding, reconciliation, and
peace between people and the land, Tent of Nations has a sign at
the entrance to the farm proclaiming, We Refuse to Be Enemies.
Nassar will discuss Tent of Nations, the Israeli occupation and
process of land confiscations, including the attempts at taking his
familys farm, and the journey of his family since 1916 as they have
sought to live creatively in the midst of an increasingly violent
This event will be held at St. Austin Parishs Hecker Hall on
Saturday, April 9th at 10:00 am. For more information, please
email Pat Macy at

Easter blessings of joy and hope from the entire UCC team!
Thank you all for the support you showed to our newly baptized
and confirmed brothers and sisters in Christ, and we ask that you
continue to help them grow in their faith and spirituality.

Happy Easter!
Fr. Ed Nowak, CSP
Fr. Jamie Baca, CSP
Marti Salas
Br. Rob Clark, FMS
Elizabeth Bertrand
Carol Filip
Danielle Castillo

Matthew Anderson
Tina Sanchez
Geoffrey Calvert
Margaret Beasley
Erin Scanlan
David Driskill

Prayer Intentions
Please pray for:

Pope Francis & Bishop Joe

Bud Shivers
Ann Byrd
Bishop Joes father
Terry Long
Olga Milk
Fr. Pat Hensy, CSP
Diane Key
Denali Huff
Richard Gravois

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