Matt McKenna renewed his
vows at Dolores Parish in Austin. Matt has graduated with his
master's degree from Oblate College in San Antonio. He has just
finished his clinical pastoral education, which he also did this summer
in San Antonio. He will soon be studying more Spanish in
Mexico. After studying Spanish, he will assist at La Luz Parish in
Cd. Guadalupe, Nuevo León. Congratulations, Matthew!!
Joseph Moyer was recently installed as pastor of St. Ignatius
Church in Austin, Texas. Fr. Joe has worked at La Luz Parish in Cd.
Guadalupe, Nuevo León, Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in New Orleans.
He was also working as a teacher and as chaplain at Holy Cross School in
New Orleans. Welcome, Joe!
Korcsmar went to Peru to give a course on the spirituality of
social justice at the novitiate. Each day began with morning prayer
at 6:30 a.m. Fortunately for John, Fr. Jaime
Phalan makes the first pot of coffee, early in the morning
before the sun gets up.
Each Friday the postulants come
for Mass and dinner. Usually, they play a hard-fought game of soccer
|Postulants and novices at supper
|The novices and postulants prepare for Mass.
Korcsmar is chair of Capital IDEA, a long-term job training
program. Sr. Ann Nguyen, CSC works
as a counselor there.
At this meeting of students
and graduates at Dolores Parish, they are organizing to form a workers'