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Music Ministry

Faith Formation

Youth Ministry

Rev. Msgr. Xavier Pappu
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2103
Phone: 903-295-7558 (res.)


Beth Kennedy
Phone: 903-295-3890 x2102

Nayeli Gonzalez
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2101

Beth Kennedy
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2107

Freeda Dasaiyan
Phone: 903-295-3890  x 2105

Cindy Starr (High School)
Becky Anguiano (Middle School)
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2106

This Week

Dec. 09:

ACTS Rosary; 7:00 pm, Chapel

  Servidoras de Glpe; 10:00 am, Salón Parró.

Cursillos; 7:00 pm,Salon Parroquial

                    Grupo Compartiendo la Fe; 7:00 pm Salón 14

                    Crecimiento Clases; 7:00 pm, Salón 13 & 15

Dec. 11:  

Men’s ACTS Faith Sharing; 6:00 am, Parish Hall

Adoration; 7:00 am - 5:45 pm, Chapel

Adoración; 7:30 am - 5:45 pm, Capilla 

  St. Vincent de Paul Society; 5:00 pm, Room 11 









Many volunteer ministers, along with the parish staff, are dedicated to the catechesis of parishioners from infancy to
adulthood. Catechesis, a Greek word meaning "to echo", is about re-telling the Good News, the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Briefly, there are three goals in the Catholic Christian formation process which are dependent on each other :

    • To help each other grow in faith, assisting in the development and nurturing of one another's personal relationship with God.
    • To help each other become part of the Catholic Christian community of believers by forming significant communities in faith, as well as taking part in the rituals of initiation: Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist.
    • To help one another acquire a Catholic identity. This involves the sharing of Catholic doctrine, prayers, Scripture stories  and practices.

"It is crucial that our children taste and see the goodness of the Lord. Simple daily gestures—a hand on the forehead and a “God be with you,” as they head out for school in the morning. A tracing of the Sign of the Cross and a “God keep you,” before they sleep. Never let a day slip by where we don’t, in some small way, call forth the vision of goodness into the lives of our children."

Msgr. Xavier Pappu

Registration for the year 2017 -2018 being done from April 1st. 

  •   FOR:      Faith Formation Classes, as well as First Holy Communion & Confirmation.                         
  •   WHO:     Your children of ALL GRADES;
  •   WHEN:   On all working days and on Sundays before and after Masses. 
  •   No Registration Fee; but pay for the books
  •   Early Registration:   
  •   April - May :       $10  per child
  •   June - July :       $20  per child
  •   August       :       $30  per child 
  •   September :   Admission closed  
                          August 27th, Sunday @ 12:00 noon & 4:30 pm
                          August 30th, Wednesday with 6 pm Mass

If you are registering your child for Faith Formation classes AND for the sacraments of First Holy Communion and/or Confirmation, you will be filling out TWO sets of registration forms!!!

Faith Formation Registration Forms:

1.        Faith Formation Registration Form:                English        Spanish (PDF)

                                                                                        English & Spanish (MS WORD)

2.        Faith Formation Behavior Code:                       English        Spanish
3.        Code of Conduct:                                                  English        Spanish

First Holy Communion and Confirmation Registration Forms:

1.        Process for Sacramental Preparation:               English        Spanish
2.        Petition to Begin Preparation:                              English        Spanish
3.        Sponsor for Confirmation:                                      English        Spanish
4.        Confirmation Name Report Form:                        English        Spanish

Sacramental Preparation Handouts:

1.        First Holy Communion Preparation Handbook       English        Spanish
2.        Confirmation Preparation Handbook                       English        Spanish

Download, print, and fill out these forms and return to the Faith Formation office .


Training is always free however a $10.00 fee is required for a background check. For more information, and an Ethics & Integrity Training Calendar, Visit the Diocese Website...

Tyler Diocese Faith Formation Site:

Tyler Diocese Training Calendar:         


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