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      • June 6, 2014 | by Deacon Blaine Westlake, Safe Environment Office
        Bishop Patrick J. Zurek is pleased to announce that the Safe Environment Office of the Diocese of Amarillo is again offering a Safe Environment Adult Trainers Training Program, as developed by Praesidium. This professionally produced program was first introduced in the diocese in August 2012 and is being offered again to increase our number of Adult Trainers.
      • June 1, 2014 | by Chris Albracht
        Knights of Columbus in the Diocese of Amarillo are sponsoring a fundraiser for Catholic Radio, with the opportunity to win one of four prize packages to be given away in June. “The fundraiser will support the needs and programs of Catholic Radio of the High Plains Radio Ministries,” said Dale Artho of St. Valentine Catholic Radio.
      • May 6, 2014 | by Chris Albracht
        Heather Kopp, the author of Sober Mercies: How Love Caught Up With a Christian Drunk, will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Spring Luncheon to benefit the Downtown Women’s Center. This year’s luncheon, presented by the Greenways, is set for Tuesday, May 6 from 11:30am to 1:00pm in the Heritage Room of the Amarillo Civic Center at 401 South Buchanan.
      • May 4, 2014 | by Chris Albracht
        St. Anthony’s Church will sponsor a West Texas A&M University Brass Choir Concert Sunday, May 4, beginning at 5:00pm at the church, 115 North 25 Mile Ave. Dr. Guglielmo Manfredi will conduct the concert, entitled Suspended Between Gargoyles and Cathedrals.
      • May 2, 2014 | by Chris Albracht
        Limited seating remains for the third annual Bishop’s Gala, set for Friday, May 2, beginning at 6:30pm at Amarillo Country Club, 4800 Bushland Blvd. The deadline to purchase tickets is Friday, April 25.
      • April 27, 2014 | by Catholic News Service
        Vatican City (CNS)—The rite of canonization for Blesseds John XXIII and John Paul II Sunday, April 27 will use the standard formula for the creation of new saints, but the Mass will be preceded by the recitation of the Divine Mercy chaplet, and it is possible retired Pope Benedict XVI will attend, the Vatican spokesman said. “He is invited,” said Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, the spokesman. “We’ll have to see if he wants to be present and feels up to it.”
      • April 26, 2014 | by Lauren Bressler
        Covenant Teen Young Adults will be hosting their first Young Adult Mini Conference Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Amarillo Civic Center in the North Exhibit Hall. The theme of the Conference will be "Seeking the Love of God". Events will begin at 9:00am and continue until 5:00pm.
      • April 24, 2014 | by Chris Albracht
        St. Mary’s Cathedral and St. Thomas the Apostle Church are teaming up to offer a Theology on Tap course. The first meeting is set for Thursday, April 24 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at I Don’t Know Sports Bar and Grill at 1301 SW 6th St.
      • April 20, 2014 | by Chris Albracht
        Deacon Vicente H. Garcia, a member of the second Permanent Diaconate Class of the Diocese of Amarillo, passed away April 20. He was 82 years old.
      • April 15, 2014 | by Chris Albracht
        The West Texas Catholic: Some thoughts and observations as we begin the 50 day celebration of Easter leading up to Pentecost Sunday. Bishop Zurek: I want to begin with a reflection on Palm (Passion) Sunday and Good Friday before discussing Easter Sunday. On Palm Sunday we heard the refrain: “Hosanna to the King of David, Hosanna!” As I was reading again Pope Benedict XVI’s book on Jesus of Nazareth, I found it interesting that there was such a stir of people.
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      • Apr 25-27, 2014
        Diocesan Youth Rally - Diocesan Catholic Youth Conferece (DCYC) a three day Conference for all 9th -12th grade student. Come one or all three days... highly recommended for all three days
      • Apr 26, 2014
        9:00 AM
      • May 2, 2014
        Join us for the 3rd Annual Bishop's Gala Friday, May 2, 2014 at the Amarillo Country Club. There will be a social hour, dinner, dancing, live auction and casino games.
      • May 3, 2014
        8:30 AM
      • May 10, 2014
        10:00 AM
      • May 17, 2014
        10:00 AM
      • Jun 7, 2014
        "MAKE ME WHOLE" Let us UNITE as other youth come together throughout the diocese.We will PRAY and WORSHIP as one to our Lord our GOD.
      • Jun 8, 2014
        8:30 AM