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Monday8:00 AM, 7:30 PM

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday8:00 AM

Saturday5:00 PM

Sunday8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, Noon, 3:00 PM (Spanish), 6:00 PM

Holy Days of Obligation8:00 AM and 7:00 PM

Every first Monday of the month Healing Mass and Sacrament of the Sick

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Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for March

Universal Intention

Families in Difficulty : That families in need may receive the necessary support and that children may grow up in healthy and peaceful environments.

Evangelization Intention

Persecuted Christians : That those Christians who, on account of their faith, are discriminated against or are being persecuted, may remain strong and faithful to the Gospel, thanks to the incessant prayer of the Church.

Daily Offering Prayer

O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I offer you my prayers, works, joys, and sufferings of this day in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world. I offer them for all the intentions of Your Sacred Heart: the salvation of souls, reparation for sin, and the reunion of all Christians. I offer them for the intentions of our bishops and of all Apostles of Prayer, and in particular for those recommended by our Holy Father this month.

Journey through Scripture Series: "The Bible and Prayer"

(English only)

This seven-week Bible study class, written and supported by the team from the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, is based on the book Prayer Works! Getting a Grip on Catholic Spirituality by Matthew Leonard. This series explores the human quest for God, unveiling the true nature of prayer. It looks at the prayer lives of the towering figures of salvation history in both the Old and New Testaments showing the different forms our communication with God can take. It also examines the three types or modes of prayer every Catholic is called to engage in: vocal prayer, meditation, and contemplation. The study examines the prayer life of Jesus Christ, the ultimate example of how to commune with our Father. Workbook provided. Visit www.StPaulCenter.com to learn more. Open to ages 15 and up. Limited seating. Matthew Leonard's book will be pre-ordered and must be paid for at the time of registration. Class not available in Spanish at this time.

Evening classes begin Sunday, Apr. 10, 7 p.m.; Morning classes begin Tuesday, Apr. 12 at 10 a.m. Contact Charolette J. (CJ) Garcia-Aboytes at 210-843-1198 for more info.

Journey Through Scripture Series: La Biblia y la Virgen María

Siguiendo el modelo interpretativo de los autores de las escrituras y los padres de la iglesia, la Biblia y la Virgen María examina el papel de María en la historia de la salvación.

A través de la tipología se estudia su rol como la nueva Eva, Arca de la Alianza y la reina madre.

Este estudio examina también la doctrina católica en relación con la Santísima Virgen, respondiendo a las objeciones comunes a lo largo del camino.

Clase de español comienza el domingo 10 de abril a la 1:00 p.m.

Para información contactar Felipe Forero al 210-833-8552.

Husbands, fathers, uncles, sons: you are invited to the

St. Joseph Novena

Daily: Thursday, Mar. 10 - Friday, Mar. 18, 8 p.m., in the church

Solemnity of St. Joseph Mass

Saturday, Mar. 19, 8 a.m.

The entire family is welcome to attend, but men are especially encouraged to participate in this spiritually power-packed novena!

St. Anthony Claret 17th Annual Family Seder Meal

Wednesday of Holy Week, March 23

6:30 p.m., Msgr. Hubertus Hall

Adults & Teens: $15

Children 10 - 12: $10

Children 6 - 9: $5

Children 5 and under: Free

Tickets on sale after all masses March 5/6, 12/13, and 19/20.

Teen volunteers are needed,

For more info or if you can help, call Tracey Kollmansberger at 210-273-4818.

Children's Summer Program Cancelled

Due to work being done in the church for several weeks this summer, Msgr. Hubertus Hall will have to be utilized for daily Mass. Therefore, the previously announced Birthday Blast program will not take place. The volunteer information meeting scheduled for March 10 has also been cancelled.

OVASE Training

OVASE (Office of Victim Assistance & Safe Environment) certification is valid for three years.

To obtain or update yours, OVASE training will be offered

Saturday, March 12, 10 a.m., Msgr. Hubertus Hall.

To attend, visit www.virtus.org: click on first time registrant (on left)

and follow prompts on each screen to register for the session.

Ministers of Hospitality Training in Spanish

Tuesday, March 8, 7 p.m. in the Church

Entrenamiento en español para los ministros de hospitalidad.

El martes 8 de marzo a las 7 p.m. en la iglesia.

For info, contact Lupe Nguy at 210-316-7346 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

St. Anthony Claret Marriage Ministry

Special Date Night:

Stations of the Cross for Married Couples

followed by Mass

Friday, March 18, 7 p.m. in the church

Married and engaged couples are welcome to attend.

For more info, contact Chris and Nicole Glowe at

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 257-6616.

Graduating from high school? Need cash for college?

Three parish ministries-the Knights of Columbus Council #10090, the St. Anthony Claret Men's Club and the Ladies of St. Anthony-will award a few $500 scholarships to qualified parish high school seniors intent on pursuing higher education. Pick up an application in the narthex or parish office . The completed application packet must be MAILED IN

and postmarked by Saturday, April 2, 2016.

Come pray with us!

40 Days for Life

Now through March 20, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

2140 Babcock Rd. (New Planned Parenthood)

Sign up for an hour of peaceful prayer at www.40daysforlife.com/sanantonio.

Water, snacks and chairs provided.

Contact Kellie at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 210-737-2235.


Men's Club Fish Fry

Every Friday during Lent except March 18

5-7 p.m. Msgr. Hubertus Hall

Tilapia, fries, & coleslaw for $7.

After the meal, stay for the Stations of the Cross in Spanish at 5:30 p.m.

or the Stations of the Cross in English at 7 p.m. followed by Mass.


We need over… 6200 lbs. of canned goods to meet our goal in the Knights of Columbus 40 Cans for Lent drive going on now through Easter Sunday. Place your bags by the St. Anthony Mary Claret Statue in the narthex.

Archdiocese of San Antonio

Jubilee Year of Mercy

Sunday, April 3, Divine Mercy Sunday - During this Jubilee of Mercy, consider praying the Divine Mercy Novena that begins on Good Friday, March 25, and culminates on Divine Mercy Sunday, the Second Sunday of Easter. Novena prayers, information on St. Faustina Kowalska and other resources are available at www.thedivinemercy.org.

Domingo, 3 de abril, el domingo - Durante este Jubileo de la Misericordia, considere rezar la Novena de la Divina Misericordia que comienza el Viernes Santo, 25 de Marzo y culmina el Domingo de la Misericordia, el segundo domingo de Pascua. Oraciones de la novena, información sobre Sta. Faustina Kowalska y otros recursos están disponibles en www.thedivinemercy.org.

Fill Your Easter Baskets…

…with beautiful gifts from the Ladies of St. Anthony.

They will be selling religious items this weekend after all Masses in the narthex.

Get your baskets ready!

St. Anthony Mary Claret Knights of Columbus Council #10090

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 19, 10 a.m.

Registration at 9 a.m. for the following age groups 0-3, 4-7 and 8-12.

There will be a special egg for one lucky kid in each age group.

Join us afterward in Msgr. Hubertus Hall for fun activities hosted by Women of the Well.

A big thank you to the Ladies of SAMC for purchasing the eggs

and the Silver Seniors for stuffing of the eggs. 

St. Anthony Mary Claret M.O.M. (Ministry of Motherhood),

a Catholic group helping mothers find encouragement, instruction, prayer time & caring friends

Next meeting: Wednesday, March 9, 9 - 11 a.m., Msgr. Hubertus Hall

Join us for 8 a.m. Mass if you can.

Topic: "The Developing Brain in Our Children" presented by Meg Rogers

Feel free to bring a breakfast item, snack, or beverage to share.

Free babysitting available in building B.