Parish News

This page will contain items not included in the current bulletin and/or included for emphasis/importance.


SAFETY FIRST !

Please SLOW DOWN when entering or leaving the Church grounds. Observe the MAX SPEED LIMIT of 10 mph, follow the Arrows and posted traffic signs, and WATCH-OUT FOR OLDER PARISHIONERS, CHILDREN, AND TRAFFIC CUTTING THROUGH OUR PARKING LOTS.  Hold-on to your children coming out of Church AND CCD! Thank you for your assistance and cooperation.

ETHICS & INTEGRITY WORKSHOP...

Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Holy Family Parish, Copperas Cove from 9 am - 11 am.
You must register online at www.austindiocese.org to attend this workshop. If you need assistance, please contact our Parish EIM Coordinator, Donna Perry at 526.0202.

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY...

will be held in the Church on Sunday, April 23d at 3:00 pm, beginning with the Chaplet of Divine Mercy followed by Benediction and the blessing of religious articles. The monthly St. Paul's Matinee Sunday movie will immediately follow in the New Parish Center. This month's film will be St. Faustina: The Apostle of Divine Mercy.

ASHES TO EASTER BOXES  2017...

Boxes will be collected after Divine Mercy Sunday, April 23d. Money collected will help local missions and missionary projects in our diocese.

"A KNIGHT AT THE RACES"...

St. Andrew Kim Council 9930, Harker Heights, TX will host the 8th annual "A Knight at the Races" on Saturday, April 29th at St. Paul Chong Hasang New Parish Center. The event is open to the public. Doors open at 6 pm and the first race starts at 6:45 pm. There are twelve live video races with ten horses in each race and a follow-on silent auction. Horses must be purchased before the event for $30 each from our Knights, or by calling 254-698-1770. Buying a horse provides you $100 in play money. You do not have to buy a horse to attend, but you can pay an entry fee at the door of $10 that provides you $50 play money. Winnings of play money are used to bid on silent auction items at the completion of races.

ADULT CONFIRMATION CLASSES...

are designed for adults seeking to complete their Sacraments. Classes are open to any Catholic Adult who has already been Baptized and has received First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion, and needs Confirmation. These adults need to attend all four classes listed below:

  1. April 25th, 2017
  2. May 2d, 2017
  3. May 9th, 2017
  4. May 16th, 2017.

All classes are on Tuesdays at 6:15 pm in the Old Parish Hall (across from the Church).
On May 21st, those completing the instruction will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop Garcia.

Applications are available in the Church foyer and at the Parish Office. Applicants will need to provide copies of their Sacramental Records: Baptism and First Holy Communion Certificates. If you have questions, please contact the office at 698.4110.


CHURCH UNDER THE BRIDGE - HOMELESS MISSION         

                                      ST. PAUL CHONG HASANG MISSIONERS 
       
                                               Photo courtesy of Charles Parker

These parishioners conducted the distribution of your generous donations to the homeless during their recent visit to Austin. Sincere thanks, again, to all who contributed of their time, talent and treasure in this effort. Future deployments will be announced in the Weekly Bulletin and this website.

ST. PAUL CHONG HASANG CHURCH PILGRIMAGE TO KOREA, SEPT. 4 - 16, 2017...

Join Fr. Richard on his first trip to Korea. There are only 40 spaces on this trip due to bus size, so register early if you're interested. For English, contact Paul Neault at 254-449-3522 or email lneault@embarqmail.com. For Korean, contact Bong Neault at 254-462-5413. 

LADIES OF CHARITY THRIFT SHOP:

The Thrift Shop is now ready to receive your charitable contributions.

NEW PARISHIONERS...PLEASE NOTE:

If you are new to the Parish, please take some time after Mass to introduce your family to our Pastor, Fr. Richard. Thank you, and Welcome!

If you make cash donations to the Church, you must use a "numbered envelope" in order to receive a yearly Contribution Tax Letter. Please contact the Parish Office at 254-698-4110 to request your envelopes. Thank you. 

BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

Please submit your Bulletin Announcements & Mass Intentions to our Parish Secretary, Debbie, at debra@austin.twcbc.com. Deadline for submissions is Monday by 1:00 pm.
The "SECRETARY'S OFFICE" is located in the "Old Parish Hall." 
Our "BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR'S" office remains on the west-side of Fr. Joseph's house. 

ONLINE GIVING - WeShare IS Here!!

St. Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church has made Online Giving available for parishioners who would like to donate to our weekly offerings, as well as other parish collections. We are utilizing this technology for the well-being and growth of our parish community and to make stewardship easier than ever. There is NO cost to the parishioner to participate in the WeShare Online Giving program. It is easy to allocate different amounts for different Parish collections, and view complete, accurate financial records at any time. You can set up a one-time or recurring donation, and can get started in just three easy steps at WeShare Online Giving (or see below) to set up a recurring or one-time donation.

For questions, please contact Cris at 254-220-7367 or ecrismale@hotmail.com .

NEW PARISH CENTER INFORMATION:

If anyone is interested in reserving a room in the New Parish Center, or has questions, please call Evan Gay (698-2027 or 254-698-4110).

FOR THOSE WHO HAVE ACCESS TO FORT HOOD:

The Traditional Latin Mass is celebrated on Sundays at 3 pm at the Old Post Chapel, Building # 53 on the base of Fort Hood in Killeen. Father Lito Amande is the celebrant.*

*  "Bulletin Board," Catholic Spirit, Vol. 34, No. 2, Pg. 22,  February 2016.

 

General Contact Info

St. Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church
P.O. Box 2414, Harker Heights, TX 76548
1000 E FM 2410 Rd, Harker Heights, TX 76548
Phone (254) 698-4338

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