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Mass Schedule Mission Statement

Masses

Saturday Vigil – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday – 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m. (Español) & 5:00pm
Holy Days – 7:00 p.m.


Daily Masses

Mon., Wed., Fri at 8:30 a.m.
Tues. & Thurs. at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. (Español)

First Friday at 7:00 p.m.
First Saturday at Noon


Sacrament of Reconciliation

Thursday 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
And by appointment


Holy Hour

Wednesday 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
First Friday 7:30 p.m. until midnight
First Saturday 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

 


Clergy

Rev. Luis Alberto Cáceres
Pastor

Rev. Barry Cuba
Parochial Vicar

Deacon Brian Hill

Deacon John McCardle
Deacon David Montoya

Deacon Phil Roberge
Deacon Paul Rodriguez



 

1101 W. New Hope Dr.
Cedar Park, Texas 78613
Office/Church: 259-3126

Office Hours

Mon, Wed, Fri:  9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue, Thurs:  - 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

Closed Mon-Fri 12:30 - 1:00 pm for lunch

 


 

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ONLINE GIVING IS HERE!

We are excited to announce that you can now manage your giving online! Giving online
is easy and allows you to set up automatic recurring contributions and view your complete online giving history from anywhere you have access to the Internet. Simply follow these easy steps:

1) Click on the Online Giving button below,
2) Click on the Create Profile button, then
3) Follow the onscreen instructions to create an online profile and to schedule your
    recurring contributions.

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OKTOBERFEST

This year’s Oktoberfest, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, will be held Saturday, October 28th in the Benish Center from 6:30-10:30pm. Join us for a fun evening of music, dancing and a tasty German feast prepared under the direction of executive chef Sir Knight Tom Ciapi. There will be raffles with proceeds going to Eagle's Wings Retreat Center and to help reduce the church debt. Please stop by the tables in the Narthex after Mass starting the weekend of September 16th to purchase your tickets or contact Walter Yucikas at 512-506-0117 or via email at wyucikas56@gmail.com for more information.


A Day to Honor Our Lady - November 4, 2017

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Fatima.  Offer the entire day to honor Our Lady with your whole family.  Come for both devotional and formational events and a special program for children.  Download the schedule of events for detailed information.  Registration is free of charge.  Adults can register at the conference. Please download and turn in a registration form for children under twelve.  Register kids EARLY as openings for this program are limited.

CLICK HERE FOR EVENT HIGHLIGHTS!

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
BOX LUNCH SALES:  Tickets for box-lunches will be sold for $7 each after Masses during the two weekends prior to the conference.  Please feel free to bring your own lunch if you prefer.  Funds raised from the sale of box-lunches will help to pay for conference expenses and to support our special guest speakers.

SERVICE HOUR OPPORTUNITY: Teens are encouraged to earn service hours by assisting in one of many different areas. Please download and turn in a teen volunteer form. See contact information below.

FORMS:
Children’s Registration Form
Teen Volunteer Form
EIM Certified Adult Volunteer Form

CONTACT US:
Contact Roni Cook (vcook7@hotmail.com)  if you have questions about the day or would like to volunteer to help. Contact Ginger Parten for information regarding the Children's Program or Teen opportunities @ 512-954-5005 or glake22@yahoo.com.

 

Un Día para Honrar a Nuestra Señora - 4 de Noviembre de 2017

Celebre el Centenario de Fátima. Ofrezca todo el día para honrar a Nuestra Señora con toda su familia. Venga para eventos de devoción y formación y un programa especial para niños. Descargue el calendario de eventos para obtener información detallada. La inscripción es gratuita. Los adultos pueden inscribirse en la conferencia. Por favor, descargue y entregue un formulario de registro para niños menores de doce años. Registre a sus niños TEMPRANO pues el cupo para este programa es limitado.

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA DESTACADOS DEL EVENTO!

INVITADOS ESPECIALES:

  • Padre Uche Andeh, St. Margaret, Giddings
  • Cristina Cabello de Martinez, Ph.D.
  • Padre James Martin, CSC, St. Edward's University

INFORMACIÓN ADICIONAL SOBRE LA CONFERENCIA

VENTAS DE ALMUERZO: Los boletos para los almuerzos serán vendidos por $7 cada uno después de las Misas durante los dos fines de semana antes de la conferencia. Traega su propio almuerzo si así lo prefiere. Los fondos recaudados de la venta de almuerzos ayudará a pagar los gastos de la conferencia y a apoyar a nuestros oradores invitados especiales.

OPORTUNIDAD DE AUMENTAR LAS HORAS DE SERVICIO: Se anima a los adolescentes a ganar horas de servicio ayudando en una de muchas áreas diferentes.  Por favor, descargue y entregue un formulario para voluntarios adolescentes. Vea la información de contacto a continuación.

FORMULARIOS:
Formulario de Registro para Niños
Formulario para Voluntarios Adolescentes
Formulario para Voluntarios Adultos con Certificación de EIM

CONTÁCTENOS:  
Comuníquese con Roni Cook (vcook7@hotmail.com) si tiene preguntas sobre el día o le gustaría ser voluntario para ayudar. Comuníquese con Ginger Parten para obtener información sobre el programa para niños o las oportunidades para adolescentes @ 512-954-5005 o glake22@yahoo.com.


ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW 2017 
Just in time for the holidays! Come out to enjoy great holiday shopping at this family-friendly event to be held in the Benish Center at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, on November 11 & 12th from 9AM to 3PM. You’ll be sure to find something to surprise and delight all those on your Christmas shopping list. Vendors from all over central Texas will be here to feature unique crafts, home décor and lots of other goodies! Admission is free and concessions will be available. For more information please contact Paola Fernandez-Davila at (302)450-8685 or artsandcrafts@stmargaretmary.com.

BAZAR DE ARTES Y MANUALIDADES 2017
¡A muy buen tiempo para la Navidad! Todos están invitados a disfrutar y hacer sus compras navideñas en este gran evento familiar que se llevara a cabo los días 11 y 12 de Noviembre de 9am a 3pm en el Centro Benish de nuestra parroquia de St. Margaret Mary. Usted podrá encontrar algo para sorprender y deleitar a todos aquellos en su lista de compras de Navidad. Vendedores de los alrededores de Texas estarán aquí para ofrecer artesanías únicas, decoración para el hogar y muchas otros productos! La entrada es gratuita y venta de comida estará disponible. Para más información comuníquese con Paola Fernandez-Davila a (302)450-8685 o enviar un correo electrónico: artsandcrafts@stmargaretmary.com.

VENDORS NEEDED FOR ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW!

Do you make beautiful hand-crafted items that you would like to sell?  Do you make jewelry, home decor, clothing, handbags, baby/kid items, art, pottery/ceramics, fiber art, or delicious gourmet food items?  If you would like to show off some of your talents, reserve your space now as a limited number of booths are available. The Arts & Crafts Show will be held in the Benish Center from 9am – 3pm, November 11 & 12.  The proceeds will help fund parish projects. For vendor information or to request an application, send an email request to artsandcrafts@stmargaretmary.comVendor application deadline is Friday, October 27th.

Se necesitan vendedores para nuestro show anual de artesanías y manualidades. Si usted elabora o hace hermosos artículos hechos a mano ¿le gustaría vender? ¿Hace joyería, decoraciones para el hogar, ropa, bolsos, artículos de bebé/niño, arte, pintura, cerámica o tejido o deliciosos alimentos gourmet? Si a usted le gustaría vender sus artículos, por favor reservar su espacio ahora,  el cupo de puestos es limitado. Arts & Crafts Show o bazar de  artesanías y manualidades se llevara a cabo en el centro de actividades Benish de la parroquia a partir de 9 am a 3 pm el 11 y 12 de Noviembre. Los fondos ayudarán a los proyectos de la parroquia. Para más información o para pedir una solicitud, póngase en contacto por correo electrónico a artsandcrafts@stmargaretmary.com. La fecha límite es el viernes, 27 de octubre.


THANK YOU!

On behalf of the Golf Committee and Mobile Loaves & Fishes, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our sponsors, golfers, volunteers and those who attended the dinner and auction event. Your generous participation made this year's golf tournament a great success! With your support we are able to continue providing help to our brothers and sisters in need of clothing, food and spiritual guidance. We THANK YOU so much and look forward to another great event next year!


YOUTH MINISTRY SPOTLIGHT

Attention Parents of 2nd-Year Confirmation Students!
There will be a mandatory meeting for parents of all 2nd-year Confirmation students on Wednesday, Oct. 25th at 8pm in the Church. For questions, please contact Melanie Owens at (512)259-3126 or melanie@stmargaretmary.com

¡Atención Padres de Alumnos de 2º año de Confirmación!
Habrá una junta obligatoria para los padres de todos los estudiantes del 2º año de Confirmación el miércoles, 25 de octubre a las 8pm en la iglesia. Para preguntas, póngase en contacto con Melanie Owens al (512)259-3126 o melanie@stmargaretmary.com.

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

EL REGISTRO DE EDUCACIÓN RELIGIOSA ESTÁ CERRADO.


LADIES RETREAT 2018

SAVE THE DATE for our St. Margaret Mary annual Ladies’ retreat, January 26-28, 2018 at Cedarbrake, in Belton. “The Joy of Living The Gospel presented by Fr.Larry Rice CSP, Director of the University Catholic Center in Austin. Come and explore the possibilities of coming out of the darkness and into the light. Where the cross meets the road. Where our umbrella of fear and doubt will be unblocked. The beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built. You are the salt of the earth, but what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? You need to “TREAT” yourself to this weekend reTREAT. The weekend won’t stop the storms of life, but will better prepare you to face these storms which life presents. Register early by November 15th, to enjoy last year’s rate of $135 for a double-occupancy room or $185 for a single-occupancy room. After November 15th, registration increases by $15.00. For more information contact
Teresa Shaw at teresa_a_shaw@yahoo.com, Margaret Huntley at 512-563-2337/ maggiefh@yahoo.com or Gigi Bost at gigibost@sbcglobal.net


PASTORAL PLANNING PROJECT

The Pastoral Planning Project, which will help direct the future of our parish, includes input collected through surveys, “Town Hall Meetings”, and face to face input.

THE SURVEY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED. If you have any questions about the planning process, please leave a message at PastoralPlan@stmargaretmary.com. We will continue to keep you updated on our progress.

EL PROYECTO DE PLANIFICACION PASTORAL, que nos ayudará a dirigir el futuro de nuestra parroquia, incluye aportaciones recogidos a través de encuestas, reuniones y entrevistas personales.

LA ENCUESTA ESTÁ CERRADA. GRACIAS A TODOS AQUELLOS QUE PARTICIPARON. Si usted tiene preguntas sobre el proceso de planificación, por favor deje un mensaje en PastoralPlan@stmargaretmary.com. Continuaremos mantenerlos actualizados sobre nuestros avances.


ETHICS & INTEGRITY IN MINISTRY (EIM) WORKSHOP
The Diocese of Austin requires that all clergy, employees, catechists and ministry volunteers are to attend the Ethics and Integrity in Ministry workshop every 3 years.  

Visit http://www.austindiocese.org/offices-ministries/offices/ethics-and-integrity-ministry-office/eim-policies to:

  • Learn about the Diocese policies regarding Ethics & Integrity in Ministries.
  • Create an account at https://www.eappsdb.com/Login.asp?ORGZ_KEY=4 to start your application if you are new to the diocese or need to get started.
  • Log in to your account to check your compliance status.
  • Log in to see available workshops and sign up.

Workshops are available all over the diocese throughout the year. You must register online to attend a workshop. If you need assistance with the process or have questions, contact Chuck Ramos at cramos@stmargaretmary.com.  

TALLER DE ÉTICA Y LA INTEGRIDAD EN EL MINISTERIO
La Diócesis de Austin requiere que el clero, los empleados, los catequistas y todos involucrados en los ministerios deben asistir al taller de Ética E Integridad en el Ministerio (EIM) cada 3 años. Utilice el enlace aquí para llegar a la página diocesana y aprender más sobre EIM: http://www.austindiocese.org/offices-ministries/offices/ethics-and-integrity-ministry-office/eim-policies.

¡Regístrese ahora! Los talleres están disponibles en la diócesis a través del año. Para cumplir con el requisito de EIM, visite el sitio web de la diócesis en https://www.eappsdb.com/Login.asp?ORGZ_KEY=4. Complete su aplicación para poder registrarse en línea y asistir un próximo curso. Si necesita ayuda con el proceso o tiene preguntas, comuníquese con Rosa Villa al 512-249-7010.


 

 

Diocesan Pastoral Plan

The diocese has developed a microsite for the Pastoral Plan, which can be accessed on the main diocesan website (www.austindiocese.org) or directly at www.austindioceseplan.org. The site may be viewed in Spanish or Vietnamese and offers a variety of resources and other web links for each objective of the Pastoral Plan. New information and links will be added to the site to keep people updated and informed about what is happening with the Pastoral Plan as well as ways to implement the plan.


Prayer Requests | Déjenos orar por. . .

Please pray for the repose of the soul of . . .
Por favor, oren por el eterno descanso del alma de…

  • Angel Villa Sr.
  • Manuel Martinez
  • Roger Randall
  • Guillermo Perez
  • Jose Delgado
  • and all the holy souls in purgatory

May our loving Savior grant them His peace.
Que nuestro Señor les conceda su paz.

Please pray for all the known sick of our parish family and all those who are suffering physical, emotional and spiritual hardships especially:

Por favor, orar por los enfermos de nuestra familia parroquial y también por todos aquellos que están sufriendo dificultades físicas, emocionales y espirituales, en especial:

  • Mario Toquica
  • MaryAnn Caudillo
  • Martin Magaña
  • Salvador Gomez
  • Jose Gomez

Please call the parish office at 259-3126 to report changes.
Por favor llamen a la oficina para reportar cambios.


 

Stewardship of Treasure:

For parishioners who prefer the convenience of auto bill pay, it’s easy to set up monthly contributions by signing up for Online Giving. For more information, please contact the bookkeeping office at 512-259-3126.

This is also a good time to make any updates to your family profile.  Has your phone number changed?  Have you had a recent addition to the family? Please let us know of any recent changes by calling 259-3126 or email your updates to jean@stmargaretmary.com.

Did you move or change your contact info last year? To ensure that you receive a written acknowledgement for contributions made during 2016, please call the office to verify that our records are up to date and that we have your correct mailing address.


 

Parent's Day Out (PDO):

Please check back later for information on our new 'Parent's Day Out', 2-day program, which will begin soon.

PDO site (in progress)


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