Around the Diocese


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.

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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

Knights of Columbus Fall Poker Classic

Texas Hold’em Tournament At Red Rock Casino Thursday, October 30, 2014 $100 buy-in Seating at 1:00 p.m. in the Poker Room Prize Pool 50% of tickets sold 1 rebuy during 1st 40 minutes of play for $100 Casino rules apply with 20 minute segments For tickets: Contact Don Woods at dlw@anv.net or call at 702-682-8658

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church has adopted the following days for the 40 Days for Life prayer vigil:
Saturday, October 18, 2014, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00p.m.,
Friday , October 24, 2014, 7:00 a.m. - 12 noon.
For Additional information or to let us know you will be joining us please contact Nancy Finley at 702-292-9175 or lv40daysforlife@gmail.com
All Souls Day is November 1, 2014. 

Many Hispanic families and communities observe All Souls Day by erecting an Altar de los Muertos or Altar of the Dead. It commemorates the faithful departed through a variety of symbols. Read More.

Project Genesis Retreat FRI., DEC. 12-SUN.— DEC. 14, 2014

The 4th Project Genesis Retreat for Young Adults will take place at Camp Lee Canyon, located on Lee Canyon Rd., about 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas at an elevation of over 8,000 feet. It is primarily open to young adults aged 18-40 years old. If you are older than 40, but work with youth and young adults in the Diocese of Las Vegas, we encourage you to make the time for this inspirational retreat. UNLV, St. Thomas Aquinas Newman Center is sponsoring the retreat for the Las Vegas Diocese. Fr. Albert Pace is a strong believer in this retreat that will inspire adults to be more faithful to the Catholic church, energizing them, and giving them the fire to give back to their parish community. For more information about the Project Genesis retreat or the retreat team contact Jennifer Arnot 702-340-4824 or by email: jenniferarnot@gmail.com or you can contact the St. Thomas Aquinas Newman Ctr. at 702-736-0887.

Stillpoint Spiritual Staycations!

Stillpoint Summer 2014 Calendar is now available online! Visit our website: www.stillpointcsd.org

or phone (702) 243-4040 for more information

The Event You've Been Waiting for...The St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Busy Hands Crafters Annual Craft & Bake Sale. Saturday, November 1, 2014 9 am - 5 pm Sunday, November 2, 2014 9 am - 1 pm.
All proceeds will be donated to the Parish. Beautiful and unique hand crafted items, baby sets, holiday decorations, and much more..... Perfect for all occasion gift giving! DONATIONS of baked goods and handmade crafts are deeply appreciated. Please contact Lynette Bearer at 702-485-3774 for 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 mhowes@stjosephhpom.org.
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 www.catholiccharities.com 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 danmorin@nescape.net 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: http://www.ethicsinthemarketplace.com