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EVENTS OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF YOUNG ADULTS & CAMPUS MINISTRY for those 18-39 years old

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

September 20 -"Discovering Love with Clarity" Sugarland: St. Laurence Catholic Church, 3100 Sweetwater Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77479, at 7pm-9pm. To register online click here. For more information click here.

September 20- "Challenging Faith"  is a series of evening discussions for asking tough questions and getting straight answers. Young adults have honest doubts and questions about belief in God, the Catholic faith and the truth of the Bible, especially in relation to science. This series of discussions will be held at 6:30 pm . 2017 at Black Labrador Pub, 4100 Montrose Blvd., Houston, Texas 77006 (appetizers will be served). For more information, contact Dr. Joe Magee at josephmagee@aol.com or 281-733-6680

September 25 -"Discovering Love with Clarity" Downtown: St. Dominic Center, Auditorium, 2403 Holcombe, Blvd. Houston, TX 77021 at 7PM-9PM. To register online click here. For more information click here.

September 30 - "Discovering Love with Clarity" North: Christ the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 18511 Klein Church Rd., Spring, TX 77379 at 7PM-9PM. To register online click here. For more information click here.

 

EVENTS AROUND THE ARCHDIOCESE

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

September 6- ADORE Night Series (Central): Theme: "Recalculating" (Catholic Charismatic Center, 1949 Cullen, Houston TX 77023 at 7:00pm.)  Life is messy. We make wrong turns that turn out to be right ones. We make right turns that turn out as wrong ones. Sometimes we make wrong turns that just keep getting ‘wronger’. Where is Jesus in all this? Does He really have a plan for me today? What about in the future? Join us as we dive into the idea of living on purpose and being fully alive with powerful worship, a relevant teaching, and Eucharistic Adoration. Nights are free and open to all ages and faiths. For more information click the link :  www.adoreministries.com/recalculating-series/

September 9 -Young Adult Retreat "Abundance of Life to be Young Now and Forever"- Presented by Fr. David Bergeron, C.C. at the Catholic Charismatic Center, 1949 Cullen Blvd., Houston, TX 77023. 8:30am-1:00pm, free admissions. For more information contact 713-236-9977, www.cccgh.com

September 13- ADORE Night Series (North): Theme: "Recalculating" (Prince of Peace Catholic Community, 19222 Tomball Pkwy., Houston, TX 77070 at 7:00pm.)  Life is messy. We make wrong turns that turn out to be right ones. We make right turns that turn out as wrong ones. Sometimes we make wrong turns that just keep getting ‘wronger’. Where is Jesus in all this? Does He really have a plan for me today? What about in the future? Join us as we dive into the idea of living on purpose and being fully alive with powerful worship, a relevant teaching, and Eucharistic Adoration. Nights are free and open to all ages and faiths. For more information click the link :  www.adoreministries.com/recalculating-series/

September 14,Women Seeking the Road Less Traveled- 6:00pm – 9:00pm- at Dominican Sisters of Houston. A monthly discernment gathering for women ages 18 and older who are discerning a vocation to religious life. Meet in different convents around the archdiocese every second Thursday of the month from September to May. Program includes supper, a brief presentation and time for sharing, followed by prayer.  Sisters from several religious orders who live and minister in the Archdiocese will be present. Free event. Registration www.houstonvocations.com/women-seeking 

September 14 - Discover the Road Less Traveled- 6:30pm – 9:30pm- A monthly discernment gathering at St. Mary’s Seminary for single young adult men ages 18 and older. Join priests and seminarians for fellowship, prayer, music, dinner and talks about the discernment process for priesthood and religious life. The seminary is located at 9845 Memorial Dr. Houston, TX 77024. Free event. Registration at  www.houstonvocations.com/discover
 

September 15- 2nd China Church Forum at St. Michael Catholic Church- 6:30pm- 8:30pm at University of St. Thomas. A unique cross-cultureal, English Speaking forum for clergy, religious, educators, students, professionals, as well anyone who loves China! For more information or RSVP: lukeliuhang@gmail.com or 814-321-6680. 

September 16- 2nd China Church Forum at St. Michael Catholic Church-8:30am-4:30pm at University of St. Thomas. A unique cross-cultureal, English Speaking forum for clergy, religious, educators, students, professionals, as well anyone who loves China! For more information or RSVP: lukeliuhang@gmail.com or 814-321-6680. 

September 29-October 1 -ENCOUNTER Steubenville Young Adult Conference- Marriot Marquis Downtonwn Houston for more information or to register visit www.encounterhouston.org

OCTOBER 2017

October 1-  Jubilee Celebration- 5:00pm- All Saints Church (215 E. 10th St., Houston, TX 77008).  Join the Archdiocesan celebration of Priests, Sisters, and Brothers, who have lived 25, 50, 60 or 75 years of the vowed life or ordained ministry.  Please join us; no registration is needed.  For further information, call the office or go to our website. It is a wonderful opportunity for us all to show support and prayers for our priests and religious.  List of jubilarians at www.houstonvocations.com/jubilee-celebration 

October 4 - ADORE Night Series (Central): Theme: "Recalculating" (Catholic Charismatic Center, 1949 Cullen, Houston TX 77023 at 7:00pm.)  Join us as we dive into the idea of living on purpose and being fully alive with powerful worship, a relevant teaching, and Eucharistic Adoration. Nights are free and open to all ages and faiths. For more information click the link :  www.adoreministries.com/recalculating-series/

October 11- ADORE Night Series (North): Theme: "Recalculating" (Prince of Peace Catholic Community, 19222 Tomball Pkwy., Houston, TX 77070 at 7:00pm.) Join us as we dive into the idea of living on purpose and being fully alive with powerful worship, a relevant teaching, and Eucharistic Adoration. Nights are free and open to all ages and faiths. For more information click the link :  www.adoreministries.com/recalculating-series/

October 12,Women Seeking the Road Less Traveled- 6:00pm – 9:00pm- at Cenacle Sisters. A monthly discernment gathering for women ages 18 and older who are discerning a vocation to religious life. Meet in different convents around the archdiocese every second Thursday of the month from September to May. Program includes supper, a brief presentation and time for sharing, followed by prayer.  Sisters from several religious orders who live and minister in the Archdiocese will be present. Registration www.houstonvocations.com/women-seeking 

October 12 - Discover the Road Less Traveled- 6:30pm – 9:30pm- A monthly discernment gathering at St. Mary’s Seminary for single young adult men ages 18 and older. Join priests and seminarians for fellowship, prayer, music, dinner and talks about the discernment process for priesthood and religious life. The seminary is located at 9845 Memorial Dr. Houston, TX 77024. Free event. Registration at  www.houstonvocations.com/discover

October 18- "Challenging Faith"  is a series of evening discussions for asking tough questions and getting straight answers. Young adults have honest doubts and questions about belief in God, the Catholic faith and the truth of the Bible, especially in relation to science. This series of discussions will be held at 6:30 pm . 2017 at Black Labrador Pub, 4100 Montrose Blvd., Houston, Texas 77006 (appetizers will be served). For more information, contact Dr. Joe Magee at josephmagee@aol.com or 281-733-6680

October 18 -"Discovering Love with Clarity" Sugarland: St. Laurence Catholic Church, 3100 Sweetwater Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77479, at 7pm-9pm. To register online click here. For more information click here.

October 23 -"Discovering Love with Clarity" Downtown: St. Dominic Center, Auditorium, 2403 Holcombe, Blvd. Houston, TX 77021 at 7PM-9PM. To register online click here. For more information click here.

October 26- "Discovering Love with Clarity" North: Christ the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 18511 Klein Church Rd., Spring, TX 77379 at 7PM-9PM. To register online click here. For more information click here

 October 29, Celebrate Priesthood Sunday! -This is the day set aside to celebrate and extend our thanks and prayers to the priests who serve our Archdiocese in so many ways. We invite you to give the priests you know a simple thank you on this day, or offer a spiritual bouquet (the offering of rosaries, masses or Holy Hours).  To print out a card for this occasion, please go to link www.houstonvocations.com/priesthood-sunday  Also for more ideas and suggestions for this day, please go to www.priestsunday.org Please pray for vocations and for priests on this day.  
 

NOVEMBER 2017

November 1 - ADORE Night Series (Central): Theme: "Recalculating" (Catholic Charismatic Center, 1949 Cullen, Houston TX 77023 at 7:00pm.)  Mass included. Join us as we dive into the idea of living on purpose and being fully alive with powerful worship, a relevant teaching, and Eucharistic Adoration. Nights are free and open to all ages and faiths. For more information click the link :  www.adoreministries.com/recalculating-series/

November 5-11 (Sunday – Saturday), National Vocation Awareness Week – The Office of Vocations of the Archdiocese of GalvestonHouston invites all Catholics to raise awareness of vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, and consecrated life, during the National Vocation Awareness Week (NVAW). The NVAW is an annual week-long celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States dedicated to promote vocations through prayer and education. Ideas for homilies, classroom lessons, family activities, and prayers visit www.usccb.org/vocations and at www.houstonvocations.com/national-vocations-awareness-week More resources at www.serraus.org  and www.vianneyvocations.com 

November 8- ADORE Night Series (North): Theme: "Recalculating" (Prince of Peace Catholic Community, 19222 Tomball Pkwy., Houston, TX 77070 at 7:00pm.) Join us as we dive into the idea of living on purpose and being fully alive with powerful worship, a relevant teaching, and Eucharistic Adoration. Nights are free and open to all ages and faiths. For more information click the link :  www.adoreministries.com/recalculating-series/

November 9- Women Seeking the Road Less Traveled- 6:00pm – 9:00pm- at Brothers and Sisters of Charity. A monthly discernment gathering for women ages 18 and older who are discerning a vocation to religious life. Meet in different convents around the archdiocese every second Thursday of the month from September to May. Program includes supper, a brief presentation and time for sharing, followed by prayer.  Sisters from several religious orders who live and minister in the Archdiocese will be present. Free event. Registration www.houstonvocations.com/women-seeking 

November 9 - Discover the Road Less Traveled- 6:30pm – 9:30pm- A monthly discernment gathering at St. Mary’s Seminary for single young adult men ages 18 and older. Join priests and seminarians for fellowship, prayer, music, dinner and talks about the discernment process for priesthood and religious life. The seminary is located at 9845 Memorial Dr. Houston, TX 77024. Free event. Registration at  www.houstonvocations.com/discover

November 15 - "Challenging Faith"  is a series of evening discussions for asking tough questions and getting straight answers. Young adults have honest doubts and questions about belief in God, the Catholic faith and the truth of the Bible, especially in relation to science. This series of discussions will be held at 6:30 pm . 2017 at Black Labrador Pub, 4100 Montrose Blvd., Houston, Texas 77006 (appetizers will be served). For more information, contact Dr. Joe Magee at josephmagee@aol.com or 281-733-6680

November 15 -"Discovering Love with Clarity" Sugarland: St. Laurence Catholic Church, 3100 Sweetwater Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77479, at 7pm-9pm. To register online click here. For more information click here.

November 27 -"Discovering Love with Clarity" Downtown: St. Dominic Center, Auditorium, 2403 Holcombe, Blvd. Houston, TX 77021 at 7PM-9PM. To register online click here. For more information click here.

November 30- "Discovering Love with Clarity" North: Christ the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 18511 Klein Church Rd., Spring, TX 77379 at 7PM-9PM. To register online click here. For more information click here

DECEMBER 2017

December 6- ADORE Night Series (Central): Theme: "Recalculating" (Catholic Charismatic Center, 1949 Cullen, Houston TX 77023 at 7:00pm.)  Join us as we dive into the idea of living on purpose and being fully alive with powerful worship, a relevant teaching, and Eucharistic Adoration. Nights are free and open to all ages and faiths. For more information click the link :  www.adoreministries.com/recalculating-series/

December 13- ADORE Night Series (North): Theme: "Recalculating" (Prince of Peace Catholic Community, 19222 Tomball Pkwy., Houston, TX 77070 at 7:00pm.) Join us as we dive into the idea of living on purpose and being fully alive with powerful worship, a relevant teaching, and Eucharistic Adoration. Nights are free and open to all ages and faiths. For more information click the link :  www.adoreministries.com/recalculating-series/

December 14- Women Seeking the Road Less Traveled- 6:00pm – 9:00pm- at Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. A monthly discernment gathering for women ages 18 and older who are discerning a vocation to religious life. Meet in different convents around the archdiocese every second Thursday of the month from September to May. Program includes supper, a brief presentation and time for sharing, followed by prayer.  Sisters from several religious orders who live and minister in the Archdiocese will be present. Free event. Registration www.houstonvocations.com/women-seeking 

December 14- Discover the Road Less Traveled- 6:30pm – 9:30pm- A monthly discernment gathering at St. Mary’s Seminary for single young adult men ages 18 and older. Join priests and seminarians for fellowship, prayer, music, dinner and talks about the discernment process for priesthood and religious life. The seminary is located at 9845 Memorial Dr. Houston, TX 77024. Free event. Registration at  www.houstonvocations.com/discover

December 15-17 - Men’s Discernment Retreat – For single men ages 18-35 who are discerning a vocation to the diocesan priesthood.  This is an opportunity to set aside some time of silence to listen to the voice of God in your life, listen to inspiring talks and guidance for your discernment process, learn the tools of discernment, sharpen your discerning skills, and have a one-on-one visit with a priest and seminarian.  Telephone interview required for registration; $30 registration fee, scholarships available; Space limited. Deadline Dec. 8, Retreat begins Friday at 5:00pm and ends Sunday at 2:00pm; St. Mary Seminary, 9845 Memorial Dr., Houston, TX 77024.  www.houstonvocations.com/mens-discernment-retreat 

JANUARY 2018

January 6-7, 2018 -“Gathering in the Upper Room: An Interlude with God”, -Retreat for women ages 18 and older who are interested in religious life.  What a nice way to spend a weekend – input on discernment, private prayer and reflection, sharing with other women and Sisters, plus Mass and lunch together. Deadline: Dec. 30, 2017. Free Event.  Retreat begins Saturday evening and ends on Sunday afternoon. Registration:  www.houstonvocations.com/upper-room  Tel: 713- 652-8239
 

Eventos en Español

EVENTOS OFRECIDOS POR LA OFICINA DE JOVENES ADULTOS Y PASTORAL UNIVERSITARIA para 18-39 años de edad

 

SEPTIEMBRE 2017

24 de septiembre -Inicio del Curso de Formación Pastoral Juvenil (Septiembre -Noviembre 2017)-  este curso ofrece a los participantes una formación inicial en Pastoral Juvenil Hispana, y establecer los cimientos para el Curso de Certificación para Asesores y Líderes en Pastoral Juvenil Hispana. Este curso se llevara a cabo por 8 domingos consecutivos 8:00am-5:00pm, en el Centro Arquidiocesano de St. Dominic, 2403 Holcombe Blvd. Houston, TX 77021. Fecha límite para inscripción es el 15 de septiembre del 2017. Para mas información contacte a Mirna Ochoa al 713-741-8768 o mochoa@archgh.org  

 

EVENTOS ALREDEDOR DE LA ARQUIDIOCESIS

 

SEPTIEMBRE 2017

1-3 de septiembre del 2017- "No Tengas Miedo de ir Contra Corriente" -Retiro Espiritual de Iniciación- para jovenes adultos de edades de 18-28 años. En la parroquia Principe de Paz, 19222 Tomball Parkway, Houston, TX 77070. Para mas información llamar al 713-474-7310, POPServorumDei@gmail.com    

2 de septiembre - Torneo de Kickball Mixto para hombre y mujeres Y Zumba- Caminantes en Fe te invita a participar con tu grupo en el Torneo. Si vienes solo o Habra Zumba. Este evento se llevara a cabo en la Iglesia San Juan Bautista, 110 E. South Alvin, TX 77511, a las 8:00am. Para inscribirte en el Torneo o información del costo llame at 832-974-8585 o 832-444-7447. 

Septiembre 21 -  Descubre el Camino Menos Recorrido- 7:00pm-9:30pm - Reunión de discernimiento vocacional a la vida sacerdotal y religiosa en español para jóvenes adultos solteros (hombres y mujeres) de 18 a 35 años de edad que hayan completado preparatoria y/o equivalente. Las reuniones se llevarán a cabo en la Casa de Oración y Convento de las Hermanas Carmelitas Misioneras de Santa Teresa (9600 Deer Trail Dr., Houston, TX 77038). Habrá convivencia, comida, música, oración y temas vocacionales presentados por sacerdotes, religiosas y seminaristas. Evento gratuito. Registración, videos, y detalles en www.houstonvocations.com/descubre

OCTUBRE 2017

1 de octubre-Recordatorio- Continuación de nuestro Curso de Formación Pastoral Juvenil de 8 semanas (solo para las personas que se inscribieron en Septiembre )-  8:00am-5:00pm, en el Centro Arquidiocesano de St. Dominic, 2403 Holcombe Blvd. Houston, TX 77021. Para mas información contacte a Mirna Ochoa al 713-741-8768 o mochoa@archgh.org  

8 de octubre-Recordatorio- Continuación de nuestro Curso de Formación Pastoral Juvenil de 8 semanas (solo para las personas que se inscribieron en Septiembre )-  8:00am-5:00pm, en el Centro Arquidiocesano de St. Dominic, 2403 Holcombe Blvd. Houston, TX 77021. Para mas información contacte a Mirna Ochoa al 713-741-8768 o mochoa@archgh.org  

13-15 de octubre del 2017- "9o Encuentro Misionero Juvenil- Trayendo la Mision a Casa"- en la Parroquia Holy Name, 1917 Cochran St., Houston, TX 77009. Iniciando a las 6:00pm. EMJ-Houston busca crear conciencia misionera en la juventud, proporcionar medios de formación para promover la acción misionera dentro y fuera de los EEUU. Para mas información e inscribciones 713-371-8268; 346-314-1856.     

15 de octubre-Recordatorio- Continuación de nuestro Curso de Formación Pastoral Juvenil de 8 semanas (solo para las personas que se inscribieron en Septiembre )-  8:00am-5:00pm, en el Centro Arquidiocesano de St. Dominic, 2403 Holcombe Blvd. Houston, TX 77021. Para mas información contacte a Mirna Ochoa al 713-741-8768 o mochoa@archgh.org  

Octuber 19 -  Descubre el Camino Menos Recorrido- 7:00pm-9:30pm - Reunión de discernimiento vocacional a la vida sacerdotal y religiosa en español para jóvenes adultos solteros (hombres y mujeres) de 18 a 35 años de edad que hayan completado preparatoria y/o equivalente. Las reuniones se llevarán a cabo en la Casa de Oración y Convento de las Hermanas Carmelitas Misioneras de Santa Teresa (9600 Deer Trail Dr., Houston, TX 77038). Habrá convivencia, comida, música, oración y temas vocacionales presentados por sacerdotes, religiosas y seminaristas. Evento gratuito. Registración, videos, y detalles en www.houstonvocations.com/descubre

22 de octubre-Recordatorio- Continuación de nuestro Curso de Formación Pastoral Juvenil de 8 semanas (solo para las personas que se inscribieron en Septiembre )-  8:00am-5:00pm, en el Centro Arquidiocesano de St. Dominic, 2403 Holcombe Blvd. Houston, TX 77021. Para mas información contacte a Mirna Ochoa al 713-741-8768 o mochoa@archgh.org  

29 de octubre-Recordatorio- Continuación de nuestro Curso de Formación Pastoral Juvenil de 8 semanas (solo para las personas que se inscribieron en Septiembre )-  8:00am-5:00pm, en el Centro Arquidiocesano de St. Dominic, 2403 Holcombe Blvd. Houston, TX 77021. Para mas información contacte a Mirna Ochoa al 713-741-8768 o mochoa@archgh.org  

29 de octubre- ¡Celebremos el Domingo del Sacerdocio! La Celebración Anual del Domingo del Sacerdocio ya se acerca y este es un año para celebrarlo en grande y extender nuestro agradecimiento y oraciones a todos los sacerdotes que sirven en la Arquidiócesis de muchas diferentes formas- en nuestras parroquias, capellanes en cárceles, hospitales, en el Puerto de Houston y como capellanes militares. Los invitamos a dedicarles un “Ramillete Espiritual” a sus sacerdotes y hacérselos llegar por correo. Para descargar e imprimir, favor de visitor www.houstonvocations.com/priesthood-sunday Visite  www.priestsunday.org para más ideas en cómo hacer de este día tan especial en grande. 

NOVIEMBER 2017

5 de noviembre-Recordatorio- Continuación de nuestro Curso de Formación Pastoral Juvenil de 8 semanas (solo para las personas que se inscribieron en Septiembre )-  8:00am-5:00pm, en el Centro Arquidiocesano de St. Dominic, 2403 Holcombe Blvd. Houston, TX 77021. Para mas información contacte a Mirna Ochoa al 713-741-8768 o mochoa@archgh.org  

5 -11 de Noviembre  – Semana Nacional de Concientización Vocacional. La Oficina de Vocaciones de la Arquidiócesis de Galveston-Houston invita a todos los católicos a aumentar la conciencia de las vocaciones al sacerdocio, al diaconado, y a la vida consagrada, durante la Semana Nacional de Concientización Vocacional (SNCV). La SNCV es una celebración de una semana anual de la Iglesia Católica en los Estados Unidos dedicada a la promoción de las vocaciones a través de la oración y la educación. Para obtener ideas para las homilías, lecciones para el salón de clases, actividades familiares, y oraciones visite: www.usccb.org/vocations  y www.houstonvocations.com/nationalvocations-awareness-week Otros recursos en: www.serraus.org  y www.vianneyvocations.com 

12 de noviembre-Recordatorio- Final de nuestro Curso de Formación Pastoral Juvenil de 8 semanas (solo para las personas que se inscribieron en Septiembre )-  8:00am-5:00pm, en el Centro Arquidiocesano de St. Dominic, 2403 Holcombe Blvd. Houston, TX 77021. Para mas información contacte a Mirna Ochoa al 713-741-8768 o mochoa@archgh.org  

Noveimbre 16 -  Descubre el Camino Menos Recorrido- 7:00pm-9:30pm - Reunión de discernimiento vocacional a la vida sacerdotal y religiosa en español para jóvenes adultos solteros (hombres y mujeres) de 18 a 35 años de edad que hayan completado preparatoria y/o equivalente. Las reuniones se llevarán a cabo en la Casa de Oración y Convento de las Hermanas Carmelitas Misioneras de Santa Teresa (9600 Deer Trail Dr., Houston, TX 77038). Habrá convivencia, comida, música, oración y temas vocacionales presentados por sacerdotes, religiosas y seminaristas. Evento gratuito. Registración, videos, y detalles en www.houstonvocations.com/descubre

DICIEMBRE 2017

Diciembre 21 -  Descubre el Camino Menos Recorrido- 7:00pm-9:30pm - Reunión de discernimiento vocacional a la vida sacerdotal y religiosa en español para jóvenes adultos solteros (hombres y mujeres) de 18 a 35 años de edad que hayan completado preparatoria y/o equivalente. Las reuniones se llevarán a cabo en la Casa de Oración y Convento de las Hermanas Carmelitas Misioneras de Santa Teresa (9600 Deer Trail Dr., Houston, TX 77038). Habrá convivencia, comida, música, oración y temas vocacionales presentados por sacerdotes, religiosas y seminaristas. Evento gratuito. Registración, videos, y detalles en www.houstonvocations.com/descubre

ENERO 2018

Vigilia Pastoral 2018 - XVIII  – Este evento está diseñado para toda la comunidad de habla hispana, es una noche de velación, alabanza y oración al Santísimo Sacramento durante 10 horas donde se invitan a los grupos y  movimientos de jóvenes adultos que hacen parte de nuestra Arquidiócesis. Es organizada en su totalidad  por los jóvenes adultos hispanos (18-35) de los varios grupos y movimientos que están bajo la dirección de la Oficina de Jóvenes Adultos y Pastoral Universitaria. El estilo litúrgico que se experimenta y vive durante la noche se caracteriza por la alabanza y adoración carismática. El evento atrae a más de 1000 jóvenes adultos y a más de 400 adultos cada año. Al amanecer cierra con la celebración Eucarística del domingo. Tendremos más información pronto.