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Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 9, 2007
Take Fill us at daybreak with your kindness,
that we may shout for joy and gladness
cross all our days.
and –Psalm 90:14
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The Good News is that we have all been invited—invited to  

the Kingdom, invited to be disciples. It’s a life-changing invi- Mon: Col 1:24 — 2:3; Lk 6:6-11
tation, and like so many other such invitations, it requires a Tues: Col 2:6-15; Lk 6:12-19
great deal of deliberation and discernment. Whether we Wed: Col 3:1-11; Lk 6:20-26
choose marriage, ordination, single life, or community life, Thurs: Col 3:12-17; Lk 6:27-38
we know the serious planning and consideration that accom- Fri: Nm 21:4b-9; Phil 2:6-11; Jn 3:13-17
pany these profound decisions. Like the tower-builder in the Sat: 1 Tm 1:15-17; Jn 19:25-27 or Lk 2:33-35
Gospel, we have weighed both the monetary and emotional Sun: Ex 32:7-11, 13-14; Ps 51; 1 Tm 1:12-17;
cost. We have pondered and planned our lives in the direction Lk 15:1-32
to which we believe God has called us. And while we pray for
guidance and acceptance of God’s will, we often fail to under-
stand so much. Like Solomon, we turn to God for wisdom and Reflection Question
counsel in our life-changing decisions. © Copyright, J. S. Paluch Co. • Pick two material possessions you have that mat-
ter the most to you. Why are they so important to
you? Could you give them away?
Ministry Fair
This Sunday, September 9th is the UCC Ministry Fair. Have
you ever thought: What do I have to do to sing in the choir? Calling all interested in a deeper relationship to God through
Or, what is CFC Youth all about? Or, I'd really like to do silent contemplative prayer. Compliment your commitment to
something with the church to be more involved but I am not the Gospel by turning to the still quiet voice of the spirit
quite sure what I could do. The Ministry Fair is designed to within. For more information please contact Mark Franke.
answer all those questions. After each Mass this Sunday, there
will be a representative from each of the UCC organizations
at a table in the atrium. Please stop by one of the tables, meet
our leaders, and find out more about what is happening at the Our Gifts to God
University Catholic Center STEWARDSHIP IS EVERYTHING I DO,

$3,500 $3,308
Are you searching for: Community? Spirituality?
Challenge? Prayer? Deeper understanding of Catholic $3,000
social teachings? Due to staffing$2,401
we are unable to
Consider joining JustFaith as it begins its 6th year at St. Aus- $2,500
bring you the current count. Please check
tin Parish. This 30-week social justice education experience
will meet Mondays from 7-9:30 pm beginning September 17. next weeks bulletin for an update on the
This year's class is forming now and space is limited to 15 weekly offering.
participants. To reserve your space or for more information, $1,500
contact JustFaith facilitators, Gabriel Ornelas at email 740-1940 or Mark Ranus, email $1,000 634-6353.

When your through changing, your through. $0

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Become the UCC’s Communications Intern!
The UCC is looking for an English, Communication, UCC FUNCTIONS FOR THIS WEEK
Journalism, or Public Relations major who is interested
in an internship for the 2007-2008 school year. Working 10- Week of September 9, 2007
15 hours per week, the intern will gain great professional ex-
perience for his or her resume while providing valuable ser- Monday Sept. 10
vice to the UCC. The volunteer intern will be responsible for • 6:30 pm MET Info SMk
compiling and editing the UCC’s quarterly newsletter, writing •7 pm CFC Youth BSMT
press releases, developing an e-newsletter, and helping with • 7 pm RCIA SF
other communication-related projects as assigned. Please con- • 7:30 pm CLFL MT
tact Amber Fogarty at if you’re inter- Tuesday Sept. 11
ested in learning more about this opportunity. • 12:30 pm Mass HSC
• 6:30 MET BSMT
•7 pm LOA SF
Make this your “Good Stop”
• 7 pm Ministry Training HSC
• 7 pm UGAP MT
Job Opportunity!!! • 7 pm Catholicism 101 SMk
FAMILIA, a new ministry for mothers of young children at • 7:30 pm CIW Victory SMt
St. Mary Cathedral, has an opening for a children's nursery Wednesday Sept. 12
supervisor in the fall. Time commitment is two Fridays a • 12:05 pm Mass HSC
month for a two hour period (10:00 am-12:00 pm) with more • 7 pm Cath. Daughters/Americas SF
opportunities to earn money if so inclined. This job is ideal
• 7 pm Ministry Training HSC
for a responsible college student who has a heart for children!
• 7 pm STRONG Officers SMk
For more information, please contact Lucy Trainor at 512-
• 8 pm STRONG MT
924-6502 or at
Thursday Sept. 13
Adore 2097 Concert • 12:30 pm Mass HSC
St. Thomas More in conjunction with Adore 2097 Ministries • 6:30 pm Adoration HSC
is pleased to bring you an evening of worship on Thursday • 7 pm Compass MT
September 13th from 7 – 9:30pm at St. Thomas More Church. • 7:30 pm ICC SMk
Featured artists will be Matt Maher, Kelly Pease; Josh Friday Sept. 14
Blakesly, & speaker Paul George, tickets will be $10.00 in • 12:05 pm Mass HSC
advance or $15.00 at the door and can be ordered by con- • 6 pm UGAP Rosary BSC
tacting Logan Mayes at 512-258-1944 or email • 7 pm Korean Mass MT Tickets are limited so order yours
today. Saturday Sept. 15
• Ministry Fair ATRM
Lambda Omega Alpha the catholic men’s frater- Sunday Sept. 16
nity would like to invite all young men to one of • 4:30 pm MET Pledge SMk
three info sessions to learn more about our organi- • 6 pm MET SF
zation. The info sessions will be held Sunday, • 7 pm RCIA Dismissal MT
Sept. 2 and Sept. 9 at 9:30 pm and Tuesday Sept. 11 @ 7:00
pm in the St. Francis room .

University Graduate Students & Professionals

UGAP is a group of post-college age people. We
share and live the love of Christ in community
through worship, faith formation, social service,
Paulist 150th Anniversary Holy Spirit Retreat
spiritual development and fellowship. We meet at 7 pm. on
Make the connection between the Holy Spirit, St.
Tuesdays in the Mother Teresa Room.
Paul and Father Hecker during the West Coast Holy
Spirit Retreat, Nov. 2-4 at the Claretian Renewal
Wednesday Carbos for Christ Center in Los Angeles with Father Terry Ryan,
Lambda Omega Alpha Fraternity invites all for C.S.P., as retreat master. Space is limited. Registration
food and fellowship at 12:30 pm on deadline is September 28. For information or to register, log
Wednesdays in the Atrium. $3.00 suggested donation. on to, e-mail or call
Please contact Daniel Gonzalez if you can help with set-up 202-269-2521
or clean-up.