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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.

Online Giving

 


JOIN US FOR OUR 12TH ANNUAL SMM GOLF TOURNAMENT!

Join us on October 6th for our annual St. Margaret Mary Golf Tournament benefiting Mobile Loaves & Fishes, which will be held at Crystal Falls Golf Course in Leander. Mobile Loaves & Fishes is a ministry that is committed to serving those in need, by providing permanent, sustainable solutions for the chronically homeless, with compassion, love and dignity. A delicious dinner & live auction will follow the tournament in the Benish Center at St. Margaret Mary. Registration is now open for golfers, sponsors & volunteers. To sign up or to donate items for our live auction, please contact Jason Ferguson at 512-843-4473 or by email at mlfgolf@stmargaretmary.com.


The Diocesan Guadalupana Federation will host the sixth annual Guadalupana Conference Sept. 30th from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Margaret Mary Parish in Cedar Park. This event will be in English and Spanish. Father Alex Caudillo, associate pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Austin, will give the keynote address in Spanish. Dominican Sister Maria José Acosta will give the keynote address in English. The admission fee is $10 per person. To register, e-mail jsaucedo@austin.rr.com.


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION REGISTRATION
Deadline - Friday, Sept. 22

Religious education classes for all grade levels (elementary grades, middle school and high school) began on September 10.  We strongly encourage families, if you haven't already, to register your child(ren) as soon as possible, as some classes may already be full.  You may download the registration form and bring the completed form along with your tuition to the parish office. If you have any questions about tuition rates, class times, preparation requirements for the sacraments etc., please contact the faith formation coordinators:

Robin Yanez (Grades PK – 5) at robin@stmargaretmary.com
Melanie Owens (Middle School / High School) at 512-259-3126 (x110), 830-203-0081 (c) or melanie@stmargaretmary.com

Fecha límite - viernes, 22 de septiembre. Las clases de catequesis para todos los niveles (primaria, secundaria y preparatoria) se iniciaron el 10 de septiembre. Es muy recomendado que las familias inscriban a su(s) niño(s), si no lo han hecho, lo mas pronto posible porque algunas clases ya estan llenas. Usted puede descargar el formulario y traerlo completado y su pago a la oficina de la parroquia. Si usted tiene alguna pregunta acerca de las tasas de matrícula, el horario de clases, requisitos para los sacramentos, etc., póngase en contacto con las coordinadoras de los programas de formación.


YOUTH MINISTRY SPOTLIGHT

ATTENTION PARENTS: All students MUST be registered! If students are not registered they cannot be on the attendance roll. You may download the registration form off our parish website and bring the completed form along with your tuition to the parish office. If you have any questions, please contact Melanie Owens at 512-259-3126 or at melanie@stmargaretmary.com.

ATENCIÓN PADRES: Todos los estudiantes deben estar registrados! Si los estudiantes no están registrados no pueden estar en la lista de asistencia. Puede descargar el formulario de nuestra página web de la parroquia y traer el formulario completo junto con la matrícula a la oficina parroquial. Si usted tiene alguna pregunta, póngase en contacto con Melanie Owens al 512-259-3126 o a melanie@stmargaretmary.com.


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.


VENDORS NEEDED FOR ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW 2017

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 Saturday, October 21st.

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 sabado, 21 de octubre.


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…

  • Enedelia Rios
  • Rosa Treviño
  • Trish Trujillo
  • Cornelia Moisuk
  • 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:

  • John Buentello
  • Hendel Villamizar
  • Kevin Monks

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 this summer for information on our new 'Parent's Day Out', 2-day program, which will begin this fall.

PDO site (in progress)


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