Around the Diocese

USCCB Nationwide Bulletin Insert - Marriage and the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has tragically declared that states must issue marriage licenses to two persons of the same sex and recognize same sex “marriages” that were contracted in another state. Read more.


A Very Special Visit From Bishop Joseph Pepe
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Life Matters: A Catholic Response to the Death Penalty

Abortion, euthanasia, domestic abuse, gang related violence, terrorism, murder, mass shootings, expressions of hatred or racism and other acts contrary to the dignity of persons… all of these crimes cry out for justice. Yet we are a people of hope, and St. Paul reminds us that “in hope we were saved”

(Rom 8:24). More Info.

Priest Assignments for 2015 More Info.
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church is very happy to announce a two year program of Biblical Studies that will begin in the Diocese of Las Vegas this fall. Register by September 14, 2015.
The Certificate in Biblical Studies is a two-year program that involves a comprehensive study of the Sacred Scriptures, with particular focus on methods of biblical study, sharing and praying with scripture, and application of skills in bible-study leadership. The primary aim of the program is to promote personal, spiritual, and ministerial growth. The program starts with a year of studies focusing on the Old Testament/Hebrew Scriptures followed by a year of studies on the New Testament/Christian Scriptures. Upon completion of the certification program, participants will be awarded a Certificate in Biblical Studies from the Bishop Las Vegas. More Info.
                        Scholarship Contest

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Nevada State Court invites Catholic girls entering Bishop Gorman High School as a freshman this fall, 2015 to apply for a one-time scholarship of $720.00 to be awarded in October.

If interested, contact Jina Couvrette, Nevada State Regent, by email at: to receive contest rules and application information. Applications will be accepted September 1, 2015 through October 1, 2015.

Got Clutter? Reserve a space now for Christ the King’s First Annual Parking Lot Sale!

WHEN: Saturday, September 19th - 7 am to 12 pm WHERE: Christ the King Parking Lot 4925 Torrey Pines Drive COST: $40 We provide the space and you reap the benefits! Call (702) 871-1904 and ask for Gina.

Save the Date September 9-21, 2015 

Pilgrimage to the Footsteps of St. Paul With Spiritual Director Fr. Bede Wevita of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church

Contact Rosie Arellano at 702-804-8312 or to reserve your space! More Info.

Spanish Grief Support Group Meets Every Thursday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

At Nathan Adelson Hospice 4141 Swenson Street, Las Vegas, NV 89119 (between Flamingo Rd & Harmon) More Info.

Retrouvaille (Re-tro-vi) can Help Give Your Marriage a New Beginning!! If you are living in the disappointment and pain of a marriage in trouble, whether it is from lack of communication or something more serious, the Church offers an alternative to divorce. Retrouvaille will help you rebuild your marriage, scheduled for OCTOBER 9, 2015. Please take a brochure in the back of the church and call Chuck and Carol Moore for more information at (702) 604-1006.

Stillpoint Spiritual Staycations!

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

or phone (702) 243-4040 for more information

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: