PARISH VISION
PARISH GOALS

 - Promoting the Catholic faith with its beliefs and values.

- Celebrating the richness of Our Catholic tradition  alive in 

  this community of faith.

- Making members of our parish and Church community

  welcome.

- Grounded in the Eucharist, we embrace Diversity among

  persons, cultures and Apostolates, and foster the bonds of

  charity that reflect the Trinitarian relationship of God,

  creating a culture of communion. 

Parish Goal I – St. Clare Capital Campaign: 2016 – 2018

Initial Loan $900,000.00 Actual Debt: $192,000.00

  • The Capital campaign will substituted the actual building fund, which is a monthly open donation from the community.

This process (St. Clare Capital Campaign) will include a Stewardship sessions/Homilies/Recollection days in order to catechize and improve on Stewardship.

Parish Goal 2 - The New Evangelization: 2016 - 2018

  • An ongoing formation on Discipleship. Beginning with a retreat on May 14, 2016, followed by 3 months of regularly scheduled meetings and concluding with the first 12 disciple’s and overnight retreat.

Subsequently 12 more parishioners will be called to the same formation.

  • The goal is to Evangelize  50% of the parish by the end of 2018.

Parish Goal 3: Catechesis and Formation

  • Ongoing Formation (Catholic Faith) starting in September 2016 – 2018.

    • To certify all CCD teachers.

    • Recollection days on Catechesis and formation.

    • The Spiritual development of a Teacher/Catechist.

    • Formal Bible Study groups every week.

    • Catechesis every first Thursday of the Month at Church including mass and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.

Parish Goal 4: Youth And Young Adults

  • To help, develop and empower youth and their leaders, as they seek to encounter and live as disciples of Jesus Christ in the life of [our parish community], and in our world today. (USCCB)

  • Following the Archdiocese of San Antonio Youth Ministry goals: To form adult leaders in youth ministries and provide them with resources.

  • To offer and further programs that lead the youth to an understanding of God and their role as disciples of Jesus Christ in the world.

  • Certification of the Youth Core. 

  • Strengthen the actual Youth Ministry: Meetings, Teen ACTS, Liturgical celebrations, Lock In and different activities.

  • To hire a part time Youth Minister – 2017 or 2018. This will not be until we pay the debt or at least the Archdiocese modify and decrease at least 50% of the ASF for our Parish.

  • Vocations.

CLERGY AND STAFF
REV. RICHARD M. SAMOUR 
PASTOR
EMMA MEDELLIN
BOOKEEPER
PAT CAVAZOS
FINANCE ADVISOR
MSGR. LAMBERT BILY
FORMER PASTOR
DCN. GILBERT
MALDONADO
IRMA MOLINA
PARISH STAFF
HERMINIA ALONZO
OFFICE STAFF
SALVADOR GARZA
PARISH STAFF
Sr. Dorothy Moczygemba
Faith Formation Director
EDUARDO GARCIA
PASTOR ASSISTANT

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