St. Francis on the Brazos

Franciscanos TOR

Welcome! ¡Bienvenidos!

In 1924, Franciscan missionaries came to Texas from Mallorca, Spain and established a mission in Waco, which was to minister to the spiritual needs of the Hispanic population of this area. By 1931, St. Francis Church on the Brazos was built. In later years the walls were decorated with paintings representing the Stations of the Cross and the glorification of St. Francis. The church is a replica of the historically important San Jose Mission in San Antonio, Texas.

Saint Francis on the Brazos, enriched with beautiful paintings, is one of the most exquisite and attractive churches of Texas. It is the religious center of thousands of Hispanics in Central Texas, as well as the hub of their educational and social activities. As in its architecture it is a happy combination of the American advanced early 20th century methods of construction with the colorful characteristics of the Spanish Mission style, in its activities it strives also to combine the color, the faith, and the gracefulness of the Spanish element with the best values of the American life.

¡Bienvenidos a la casa del Señor!

The doors of the Church are open all day for those who may want to stop by for prayer or just to enjoy the beautiful architecture and art of the temple. We welcome in a special way to out-of -town visitors. Our Church offers Mass times to meet the needs of everyone. We also provide special celebrations throughout the year. Please join us in our celebration of the Eucharist!.

ASH WEDNESDAY MASSES

Bilingual Masses and Ashes distribution

Misas bilingües y Distribución de Cenizas

5:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

 

El Miércoles de Ceniza será el día 18 de febrero y

daremos inicio a la temporada de Cuaresma.

No celebraremos bautismos durante este tiempo de reflexion.

Ash Wednesday falls on February 18th. It is the

beginning of Lent season.

No baptisms will take place during this time of meditation.

 

SERVICIO DE CONFESION CUARESMAL

LENTEN RECONCILIATION SERVICE

El servicio de Confesion Cuaresmal sera el Martes 3 de marzo a las 7:30 p.m. en la iglesia,

favor de anotarlo en su calendario.

The Lenten reconciliation service will be on Tuesday, March 3rd at 7:30 p.m. at the Church. Please keep it in mind.

 

 

VIACRUCIS DE CUARESMA

Invitamos a todos a que asistan a los viacrucis cuaresmales todos los martes a partir de las 6:00 p.m. y serán conducidos por los grupos y asociaciones de la parroquia.

Feb 24th: Guadalupanas/MFCC

Marzo 3rd: Danza San Francisco/Santo Nombre

March 10th: CCE/Hijas de Maria

March 17th: MFCC/JufraTOR

Marzo 24th: Ministros/Lectores

March 31st: Cursillistas/Cajeros

 

CONFIRMATION CEREMONY AND PRACTICES

CEREMONIA DE CONFIRMACION Y PRACTICAS

La ceremonia del Sacramento de Confirmación con nuestro Obispo Joe Vásquez será el Viernes 27 de marzo a las 6p.m.

Habrá 2 practicas para la ceremonia en la iglesia:

Jueves 26 de febrero a las 5:30 p.m.

Viernes 20 de marzo a las 5:30 p.m.

 

TALLER PARA DACA CARIDADES CATOLICAS DEL CENTRO DE TEXAS

La oficina de servicios Legales de Inmigración de Caridades Católicas de la Diócesis de Austin estará ofreciendo un taller de DACA (Acción Diferida para menores) el sábado 14 de

febrero de 9am-3pm. En este taller, abogados y representantes acreditados por el consejo de apelaciones de Inmigración

estarán ayudando a aquellas personas que califiquen a preparar su solicitud de DACA. El costo total aproximado del tramite es de $630 ($40 por consulta + $125 para la preparación del

tramite + un costo estimado de $465 del tramite). Tendrá que hacer los pagos con giros bancarios (money orders). Para

mayor información, visite la pagina de caridades Católicas www.ccctx.org/ils/accion-ejecutiva/.

 

EIM Workshops

Anyone needing an EIM workshop will sign up on-line through their EIM account. The sign up process is explained once you access your EIM account; please contact our parish EIM site administrator if you need assistance. Go to https://www.eappsdb.com/Login.asp?ORGZ_KEY=4 to log in to your EIM account in order to find the schedule of EIM workshops and to sign up.

Upcoming Workshops:

Mon., Feb. 9, 6:00—9:00pm — Basic, St. Jerome Parish, Jordan Hall

Sunday., Feb. 22, 9:00—11:30am — Refresher,

St. Francis Activities Center building

Please sign up online.

 

Pope names Rev. Daniel E. Garcia as auxiliary bishop of Austin

On Tuesday our Holy Father, Pope Francis, appointed Father Daniel E. Garcia, vicar general, auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Austin. Bishop-Elect Garcia is the first auxiliary bishop in the 67-year history of the diocese. Please join me in congratulating him.

 

 

 VELA DEL SANTISIMO

La Vela del Santisimo en el mes de febrero estara encendida en memoria de los difuntos de la familia Ortiz, de parte de Barbara Vasquez.

 

MINISTRIES SCHEDULES * CALENDARIOS DE MINISTERIOS

 Ministeries please check your calendars here, please click on your ministry icon

 

 

 

 

 

Our mission is to provide a place of worship for the community and the travelers,
looking for meaning, re-establishing their faith or enriching their spirituality. Our
goal is to establish a good formation of Catholics with a growing concern for the
Immigrant and the poor. We provide a beautiful and peaceful place of worship, a
place to meditate from one's busy life, a place to connect and feel safe.

 

         

 

 

 

 
  
 

 

Mass

Schedule

Saturday/Sábado
7:00 p.m. Spanish
Sunday/Domingo
8:00 a.m. Spanish
9:15 a.m. Bilingual 
(During CCE)
10:30 a.m. English
12:00 p.m. Spanish
 

Weekdays/Días de la semana
(Spanish)
Lunes, Martes y Jueves
7:00 p.m.

CHURCH OFFICE HOURS:

Church office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10:00am-12:00 p.m & 1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

                                                                         

 
 
COLLECTION ENVELOPES*
SOBRES DE COLECTA
We encourage the registered families who received parish
collection envelopes to please use them, it helps us keep track of our church donations. Also we would like encourage more registered families to request envelopes, it is one of the best ways to give to the parish in a private manner and to receive mail from the church.
 
REGISTRARSE COMO MIEMBRO DE LA IGLESIA
Es muy importante para la comunidad parroquial estar
registrado como miembros de esta parroquia de San Francisco, se nos hará mas fácil poder prestar ayuda de cualquier especie,si nosotros tenemos su informes de su estancia en esta que es la
casa de Dios y de ustedes. Si aun no se ha registrado por favor pase por la oficina parroquial en horas hábiles para poder llenar la forma de familia, es por su bienestar moral y Cristiano.
 
BAUTIZOS*BAPTISMS
Los próximos bautizos serán el 8 de febrero en Español.
No habra celebracion de bautismos durante la Cuaresma
The next baptisms will be on February 8th in Spanish. 

No baptisms during Lent

 

FRANCISCAN FATHERS
T.O.R.

 

 

 Diocese of Austin

 

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