Around the Diocese

Stillpoint Spiritual Staycations!

Stillpoint Summer 2014 Calendar is now available online! Visit our website:

or phone (702) 243-4040 for more information

A Very Special Visit From Bishop Joseph Pepe
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40 Day For Life Kickoff Rally – Sunday, September 21st @ 2:00 pm More Info.

Marriage Encounter
“Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid.” No matter how strong the winds, Jesus is there to take our hands and guide our marriage. Restore, renew and rekindle your marriage on the next Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. The next Weekend is on September 26-28th in the Las Vegas area. Early registration is recommended. For more information, call Steve and Terri Sharp at 702‐589‐0068 or go to . For information on Spanish‐ language weekends, call Javier and Maria Lopez at 243‐5934 or 206‐4270.

“All praise to you, Oh Lord, for all these brother and sister creatures.” – St. Francis of Assisi 

Come Celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi with us! Animal Blessing Thursday, October 3, 2014 at 3:00PM on the School Field *Parents may bring pets to school at dismissal!*

*If you are unable to bring your pet, bring a photo!* Please be sure all animals are under your control at all times.

St. James the Apostle Catholic Church

Presents the 11th Annual Gospel-Jazz Brunch and Silent Auction Featuring the St. James Gospel Choir and other featured guests Sunday, October 19, 2014 from 1:30-4:30 pm at the Texas Station Hotel and Casino 2101 Texas Star Ln. North Las Vegas, NV 89130 Tickets are $65 Please call the St. James Parish Office at 702-648-6606 for tickets and more information

Director of Religious Education-St. Joseph, Husband of Mary Catholic Church This is a full-time position, responsible for implementing a religious education program in our parish (kindergarten-5th grade) including overseeing the Rite of Christian Initiation of Children/Adults. The program consists of a wide variety of components: catechesis, liturgy, evangelization, community building, spirituality, leadership development and pastoral care and excellent people skills and the ability to work well and communicate with parish families. The ideal candidate will have the ability to recruit, train, and retain volunteers; will understand children and adults. Expertise in the use of technology, including social media, in ministry is a plus. In addition the successful applicant will have a mature personal spiritual life. A degree in Theology is required; a graduate degree is a plus. The successful candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic. Salary negotiable. If interested contact Fr. Marc Howes at St Joseph, Husband of Mary Catholic Church, 7260 West Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89117 or
Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada (CCSN) is sourcing qualified candidates to fill the position of President & Chief Executive Officer that will oversee all aspects of this multi faceted organization with an annual operating budget of $21M. A practicing Catholic who will promote the positive image and visibility of Catholic Charities in the media, public gatherings and in fund raising activities is required. The Agency is also recruiting qualified candidates for the Vice President of Finance position. The ideal candidate will oversee all aspects of the Accounting & Finance accountabilities, provide management and oversight of the annual operating budget, and act as a business partner for all Agency activities. Interested applicants should see visit for additional information on these career opportunities.
Lay Dominican Community of Las Vegas Invites you to pray and study with us in community.
Catholic men and women of every walk of life belong to Lay Dominican communities. We join together to pray, to study, and to be of service to others. Lay Dominicans meet on most fourth Saturdays of every month at the St. Thomas Aquinas, Newman Center UNLV Campus, 4765 Brussels St., Las Vegas NV 89119. For more information or for future dates and times, contact: Mr. Dan Morin OP at 249-2399 or Fr. Alber Felice-Pace OP 763-0887.
Why Join the Knights of Columbus?
The Knights of Columbus Order has been called “the strong right arm of the Church”, and has been praised by popes, presidents and other world leaders for support of the Church, programs of evangelization, Catholic education and civic involvement. Ask an usher about the KOC today or contact Ernest Ergottino 336.1977

Knights of Columbus-Ladies Auxiliary
Attention Ladies! If your husband is a member of the Knights of Columbus, or if you are a widow of a Knight, please join us! Please attend our next council meeting on the second Thursday of the month (the same time as the Knight’s
meeting.) Contact: Irene O’Rourke 256-8684.

Knights of Columbus Squires -Youth Organization
For young men who are practicing Catholics between ages 10 and 17. The Columbian Squires Circle 5271 at SEAS is a Catholic youth organization that builds character and develops leadership. All are welcome to join and participate in the many various activities. Contact: Don Woods, Chief Counselor, 254-6606. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Mother Seton Council 11029.

Invitation to All Catholic Veterans

Come join Our Lady of Peace Post 1947. The most active Catholic War Veteran Post in the nation. We operate a food bank and assist needy and homeless veterans. We have a program which educates the youth in our community in patriotic themes and are involved in religious programs. We are the only Catholic organization in the nation that is chartered by the United State Congress. All active duty military, including the National Guard Reserves, U.S. Merchant Marines and all honorably discharged veterans, who have served during PEACE and WAR TIME are encouraged to join. Contact: Jim 686-5666.

“Ethics in the Marketplace” is the title of the ministry of Jesuit, Fr. Max Oliva, who makes his home in the Vegas valley. Father Oliva is the presider for the 12:10 P.M. Mass at the Cathedral on the last Wednesday of each month. The focus of his homilies is Living One’s Faith in the Workplace. For information on Father’s work, see his web site: