The Roman Catholic Diocese Of Lubbock
Most Reverend Robert M. Coerver, S.T.L., M.S.
Bishop Of Lubbock

6. January, 2018Default Comments Off on Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese


St. Francis Mission Sisters Lenten Retreats

Second Lenten Retreat  February 24th, 8:30—2:30 Presented by Father Ruban Selvaraj & Sister Celine Confessions heard by Msgr. Joe James and Father Ruban Selvaraj
To register or for information: 806-863-4904 Or email: Fee for each retreat is $15 per person. Scholarships are available. Lunch is provided.

Are We Coming or Going Feb. 24, 9:30—4, Free lunch St. Elizabeth University Parish. Register by calling 806-762-5225, #1.

Girls Scouts will serve March 11th during the 11 am Mass, Our Lady of Grace Church, 3111 Erskine.  Troop #6073 has been hosting a Girl Scout Mass for the past four years by inviting other girl scouts to join them.  Small reception following Mass in the Buxkemper Hall. Please join us.
Are you interested in Catholic Education? Registration for the 2018-2019 school year will be open soon—come see how a Catholic education can make a difference to your children and family.   Please feel free to contact the school office at 795-8283 or via email to Becky King at to schedule a personal tour or ask for more information.  You can also find information on our website at

Quinceanera Retreat Saturday, March 24th 9:30 am-4:30 pm. An optional Mass at 5:30 pm at San Ramon Church, 15706 Loop 498, Woodrow. Parents are encouraged to attend. Cost is $15. Please RSVP to Ellie Contreras 806-773-9803 (call or text) If you are planning a quinceañera in 2018, this retreat is for you!

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP – Thursdays, February 1 – May 3, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church, 9810 Indiana Avenue #150, Lubbock. GriefShare is a weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life. We know it hurts—we want to help. Contact: Sybille Neuber – 806-392-3860.

Catholic Engaged Encounter Weekend – This three- day, overnight retreat begins on Friday at 7:45 pm. and ends Sunday at 2 pm at the Mercy Retreat Center, 605 19th, Slaton. Cost is $245 per couple if registered early. $305 per couple for registrations. Registration form and details available at or in person by stopping by the diocese between   8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (April 20 –22, June 1-3, and October 5—7)

Christ the King Catholic School ADOPT-A-STUDENT – If you are interested in supporting the Adopt-a-Student Program, please visit the “School Donations” page of the school website,, and click on the “Donate” button at the bottom of the page.  If you would like to receive more information or ask questions, please contact the School Development Office at (806)795-8283 or via email at

Rediscover Catholicism—a Spiritual Guide to Living with Passion and Purpose. This six-part series will meet on the third Wednesday of the month through January 17, 2018. Meet time is 6–7 pm in Kasteel Hall, Christ the King Cathedral. The book is provided free along with a study guide. Each month will include a guest speaker and breakout sessions.

Virtus Safe Environment Online Training is now available on the Diocese of Lubbock website. To register go to and click on the link on the bottom of the page. If you have questions please call Belinda Aguirre at 806-792-3943, Ext. 211.

NOTRE DAME STEP COURSES starting January 8 – STEP (Satellite Theological Education Program) is a continuing education opportunity. These are online courses for only $99 each. Certificates of Catholic Theology are also offered in 5 different areas: Catechesis, Doctrine, History, Liturgy, and Scripture.  You have up to 3 years to complete the 7 courses required for each certificate. The courses are 6 weeks in duration; written assignments and facilitator moderated chat sessions with other students in the course are required. Almost all course materials are available online. To see full catalogue:

Holy Hour for Vocations: Christ the King Cathedral, every second Thursday at 7 PM.

Catholic Moms of Lubbock—contact  607-226-6398

Upper Room Young Adult Faith Group—First and Third Mondays at 8 PM, Saint Elizabeth Pallotti Building.  Contact Shelby Williams @

AA Group Family Activity Center Room 3 @noon, Fridays.  Christ the King, Family Activity Center Room 3,   4011 54th Street, Lubbock. Contact Elaine 806-928-9673 for more information.

Counseling Affordable marriage and family counseling offered by Marriage & Family Life Office, in collaboration with TTU Marriage & Family Clinic. For appointment, call Dr. Nicole Springer at 806-742-3074