Emmaus Moms Lenten Prayer & Reflection
Mondays beginning February 8, 9:30-11:30 AM in PLC Room 206
The Emmaus Moms Group will host a Lenten Prayer & Reflection series combining the themes of Lent and the Jubilee Year of Mercy. We will use a resource called MercyQuest to guide our reflections on the Lenten season through Jesus’ parables of mercy. Please call the parish office at least 72 hours in advance of each session if you are needing to reserve the nursery. Emmaus Moms is focused on mothers of preschoolers, but all are welcome to attend this series. RSVP through The City so that adequate resources may be ordered.
Ash Wednesday Day of Reflection
Wednesday, February 10, beginning with 8:30 AM Mass and continuing in the Parish Life Center
Emmaus' sixth annual Ash Wednesday Day of Reflection is being brought to us by the Ladies of Charity. This year's speaker will be Cheryl "Max" Maxwell on "Merciful Like the Father." If you have not heard Max speak, you won't want to miss a wonderful opportunity in this Jubilee Year of Mercy. Cost: $25 per person, payable in advance to the parish office. To register for the event, RSVP through The City or call the parish office by February 5. To reserve childcare for this event, please call the parish office by February 5.
Christ Renews His Parish (CRHP) Retreats
February 20-21 (Men's-Spanish); March 5-6 (Women's-English); April 9-10 (Men's-English)
Need to reconnect with yourself and God? Want to meet Catholics like yourself? Searching for your spirituality? You are invited to join us for a free weekend of spiritual renewal and fellowship. CLICK HERE for details and to register.
Saturday & Sunday, April 9-10, at Eagle's Wings Retreat Center in Burnet
Registration is now open for the Confirmation Retreat. To register, print a permission form from the website and turn in to the office with payment of $100 by March 26. Details on The City
Free Community Health Fair & Blood Drive
Saturday, February 6, in the PLC Great Hall - Health Fair 10-2; Blood Drive 9-3
Brought to you by the Parish Nursing and Respect Life Ministries of Emmaus, attendees will have the opportunity to meet local healthcare professionals as well as representatives from various social and community agencies. Participants will receive valuable health related education for the entire family and information about community resources. Free health screens will be available, as will activities for the children. In conjunction with this event, an American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held. One pint of blood can save three lives! Details on The City
Guatemala Mission Trip Orientation Meeting
Sunday, February 7, 12-1 PM in PLC Rm 205
The SOS Guardian Angel Education Fund will be leading a mission trip to Guatemala June 10-17, 2016. If you would like to learn more about this organization and the mission trip, please attend this orientation meeting. For more information, visit the fund website or contact Tony Rodriguez, (832) 515-3737.
Light Weigh Bible Study Program
Wednesdays beginning February 17, 10-11:30 AM in PLC Rm 206
Light Weigh is a weekly Catholic Bible Study DVD Series that gets you healthy physically and spiritually. In Light Weigh you will learn a new approach to eating that leads to peace with God, peace with yourself, and peace with food. Light Weigh members learn to eat real food in moderation. A new 12-week program will be held at Emmaus beginning February 17. Come join us for the first no-obligation session to learn more from people who have been through the program. For details on the program, contact Mary Shrader, (512) 560-3766. Light Weigh: Real faith. Real food. Real people. Real life. Details on The City
Lenten Reconciliation Service
Thursday, February 18, 6:30-8:30 PM in the Church
Prepare for Easter by joining us for our Lenten Reconciliation Service at Emmaus.
Gabriel Project Meeting
Saturday, February 20, 9-11 AM in PLC Rm 206
The mission of the Gabriel Project is to plant the seed of God's love within the hearts of women who feel lost, alone and afraid - whether rich or poor, single, married, young or older. The need in an unplanned pregnancy is one of understanding and caring. We offer a resource network to support a mother's birth alternative - the gift of life - to give a hope for tomorrow. Please join us for this meeting to learn more about this important ministry. Details on The City
40 Churches for 40 Days
Saturday, March 12, 7 AM-3 PM at Planned Parenthood, 201 E. Ben White Blvd.
The Central Texas Coalition for Life will again host this prayer vigil, and Emmaus Catholic Parish will cover one day out of the entire 40 days. Please pray and discern to be a part of the day to honor the sanctity of life. For additional information, contact Lee Malkowski, (601) 927-8818. SIGN UP ONLINE
MFC Valentine's Dance
Saturday, February 6, 6 PM in the PLC Great Hall
Emmaus’ Movimiento Familiar Cristiano (Christian Family Movement) group invites you to join in a Valentine's Dance. Come enjoy live music and delicious food in a family atmosphere. Everyone in the community is invited. For information, please contact Carlos & Nina Ramirez, (512) 296-7270.
Stations of the Cross at Queen of Angels
Thursdays during Lent, 9:15 AM at Queen of Angels Chapel
Join us following the 8:30 AM Thursday Mass.
Stations of the Cross and Lenten Suppers
Fridays during Lent beginning February 12, 5 PM Supper followed by Stations of the Cross at 6:30 PM (English) and 7:30 PM (Spanish)
Join us Friday nights during Lent for this wonderful tradition at Emmaus. A supper in the PLC Great Hall is followed by Stations of the Cross in the church. The Knights of Columbus will kick off the Friday suppers on February 12 with their famous Fish Fry. Details on The City
Shopping Party for your Parish
Thursday, February 25, 5-8 PM at Point of Origin in Lakeway
Join us for fabulous shopping, beverages and treats, and Emmaus-style fellowship, with 20% of sales benefiting Emmaus Catholic Parish! While you’re there, consider purchasing an item to donate to Emmaus’ gala auction! The store will be filled with all the newest items from market. Bring your friends and enjoy some shopping fun! Details on The City
Magic 'til Midnight - The 2016 Emmaus Gala
Saturday, April 16, 6 PM-12 midnight in the PLC Great Hall
Join us for a magical evening of fun and fellowship. Magic 'til Midnight will include a cocktail reception, seated dinner, live and online auction, diamond jewelry raffle, dancing, casino games, and special surprise entertainment. Proceeds raised through this event will help make possible the work that Emmaus Catholic Parish does in the Austin community. CLICK HERE for details and to purchase your sponsorships, reserved tables, or general admission tickets online.
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