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Bulletin

The Church of the Incarnation Church Staff

Fr. Donald Dvorak, OP, Chaplain
Carol Norris, Director of Music Ministry
Dihan Fernando, Sexton

1845 East Northgate Drive
Irving, Texas 75062-4799

Campus Ministry Office 972-721-5375
Fax 972-721-5351

Sacramental Life

Holy Mass - During the academic year

Saturday (Anticipatory) 5:00 pm

Sunday 9:00 am, 11:00 am, and *7:00 PM

Monday- Thursday 12:05 and *5:00 pm

Friday 12:05 pm only

*During the academic year only

Sacrament of Reconciliation - During the academic year

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11:00 am

Saturday at 4:00 pm

Reconciliation is also available by appointment.  Please contact Fr.Don @ 972-721-5118 or ddvorak@udallas.edu.

Sacrament of Baptism and Marriage

Are celebrated only for University of Dallas students, alumni, faculty or staff.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)

A process of conversion for those wishing to explore the Catholic faith meets each Monday night from 7 – 9 pm during the academic year starting in September. For more information, please call Denise Phillips at 972-721-5168.

FREE Ministry to traveling Catholics:
For nationwide Mass times and locations, call 1-800-Mass-Times (1.800.627.7846) or visit www.masstimes.org


Collections Report

2/21   5pm    2046.00

 2/22   9am    2554.50

        11am    1162.50

          7pm      261.00

Total          $6,023.00

Thank You For Your Generosity!

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Please remember to bring to the Church any palms you have from Palm Sunday to be burned for use of the ashes this year on Ash Wednesday.

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Stations of the Cross each Friday at 7pm

February 20 – April 3

March 8 - No 7pm Mass

 Spring Break, March 9 through 13

No Weekday Masses, confessions, or Stations of the Cross.  Floor being stripped and re-waxed

 Lenten Mission, March 15 through 17

 Awakening Retreat, March 20 through 22

 30th Anniversary of Church building, March 22, 11:00 AM Mass

 April 1, 7:30, Tenebrae Service

 April 2, 7:30, Holy Thursday liturgy

 April 3, 2:30, Passion of the Lord

 April 4, 8:00 PM, Easter Vigil

 April 5, Easter Masses at 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM

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LENTEN MISSION (MARCH 15-17)

 MARK YOUR CALENDAR TO ATTEND OUR LENTEN MISSION TAKING PLACE IN THE CHURCH OF THE INCARNATION FROM MARCH 15 THROUGH MARCH 17.  IT WILL BE CONDUCTED BY FR. BRIAN PIERCE, O.P.  HE WILL BE PREACHING AT ALL MASSES ON SUNDAY, MONDAY, AND TUESDAY, AS WELL AS A SESSION AT 7:00 PM ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY EVENINGS.  THE TITLE OF THE MISSION IS: “WHAT WE HAVE SEEN AND HEARD AND TOUCHED WITH OUR HANDS: CHRIST THE WORD MADE FLESH.”

 FR. BRIAN IS A DOMINICAN FRIAR OF THE PROVINCE OF ST. MARTIN DE PORRES, A MEMBER OF THE ST. ALBERT PRIORY DOMINICAN COMMUNITY HERE AT U. OF D.  HE SPENT 15 YEARS IN LATIN AMERICA AS A MISSIONARY SERVING IN HONDURAS AND GUATEMALA.   FOR THREE YEARS HE WAS LIAISON WITH THE DOMINICAN FAMILY IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, BASED IN LIMA, PERU.  HE WAS ASSIGNED FOR SIX YEARS TO ROME, MINISTERING TO THE CONTEMPLATIVE NUNS OF THE ORDER OF PREACHERS WORLDWIDE.  HE HAS WRITTEN TWO BOOKS: “MARTIN DE PORRES: A SAINT OF THE AMERICAS” AND “WE WALK TOGETHER: LEARNING FROM THICH NHAT HANH AND MEISTER ECKHART”.  FR. BRIAN PRESENTLY WORKS AS AN ITINERANT PREACHER AND IS COMPLETING A BOOK ON THE PRODIGAL SON.

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LENTEN FAST AND ABSTINENCE

 CATHOLICS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18 AND 59 ARE OBLIGED TO FAST ON ASH WEDNESDAY AND GOOD FRIDAY.  IN ADDITION, ALL CATHOLICS 14 YEARS OLD AND OLDER MUST ABSTAIN FROM MEAT ON ASH WEDNESDAY, GOOD FRIDAY AND ALL FRIDAYS OF LENT. 

 FASTING HAS TO DO WITH THE AMOUNT OF FOOD EATEN, WHICH MEANS PARTAKING OF ONLY ONE FULL MEAL.  THE OTHER TWO MEALS OF THE DAY (BREAKFAST AND LUNCH) SHOULD BE LESS THAN WHAT IS EATEN AT THE MAIN MEAL.  ABSTINENCE HAS TO DO WITH NOT EATING MEAT.

 THE OBLIGATION TO DO PENANCE IS A SERIOUS ONE; THE OBLIGATION TO OBSERVE, AS A WHOLE OR SUBSTANTIALLY, THE DAYS OF PENANCE IS ALSO SERIOUS.  HOWEVER, NO ONE SHOULD BE SCRUPULOUS IN THIS REGARD; FAILURE TO OBSERVE INDIVIDUAL DAYS OF PENANCE IS NOT CONSIDERED SERIOUS.  SOME ARE EXCUSED FROM FASTING AND/OR ABSTINENCE BEC AUSE OF SICKNESS, AGE, OR OTHER REASONS.

 WE ARE REMINDED OF OTHER WORKS OF PENANCE DURING LENT: PRAYER, SELF-DENIAL, ALMSGIVING AND WORKS OF PERSONAL CHARITY.  ATTENDING MASS DAILY OR SEVERAL TIMES A WEEK, PRAYING THE ROSARY, MAKING THE WAY OF THE CROSS, VISITING THE SICK AND SHUT-INS CAN BE EVEN MORE MEANINGFUL AND DEMANDING THAN SIMPLY ABSTAINING FROM MEAT ON FRIDAY.

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 University to Receive Architecture Award for Church of Incarnation

 The American Institute of Architecture has selected the University Church of the Incarnation as the recipient of the AIA 2014 Dallas Twenty-Five Year Award. This award is given annually to a work of post-war architecture that is at least twenty-five years of age. The church will be recognized at “Celebrate Architecture” awards event on April 2, 2015.

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Does your marriage witness the glory of God? 

The next Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend is Apr. 10-12, 2015. Dates fill fast. To apply, visit our website at: http://www.dfwme.org/apply .

For more information e-mail apply@dfwme.org or call 469-444-0904.  Para mas informacion de Encuentro Matrimonial en Espanol, escriba a emmdfw@gmail.com o visite http://www.seccion15.org/

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Attention Students:

College Graduate Students, High School Seniors, 8th Grade Students. You are all invited to apply for Spirit of Love Scholarships.

Rebekah Leah Rivera Foundation will be accepting applications postmarked

January 2 - February 25, 2015. See www.rebekahleahrivera.org

or call 972-480-5273 for details.

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 Discover Subiaco Academy

 Subiaco Academy, a Catholic, Benedictine boarding/day college prep school for boys grades 7-12, in western Arkansas (east of Fort Smith), is offering the opportunity for prospective students and parents to visit and experience Subiaco. Shadow Days are scheduled for Fridays, February 6, March 13 and April 10, 2015.

 Families can register for a Shadow Day or schedule a visit at another time by contacting:

1-800-364-7824 

or admissions@subi.org.

 The events are FREE of charge including meals and overnight accommodations.

 For more information, visit our website atwww.SubiacoAcademy.us.

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The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery at the University of Dallas presents the 2015 Regional Juried Ceramics Competition

this year's exhibition is juried by Eva Kwong noted ceramics artist and
Associate Professor of Art at Kent State University Exhibit Continues – January 21 through March 5, 2015 Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery University of Dallas Campus, in the Art History Building
1845 E. Northgate Drive Irving, Texas, 75062 Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, noon - 5 p.m.

Persons with disabilities needing special assistance to attend these events may call (972) 721-5385 and ask for the ADA Coordinator. Requests must be made three days in advance.
To contact the gallery: 
gallery@udallas.edu, or call 972-721-5087

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Bishop Kevin Farrell invites you to the 22nd Annual Bishop’s Pro-Life Dinner on April 18th at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. This spectacular event benefiting the Catholic Pro-Life Committee will feature a musical performance by award-winning singer Kathy Troccoli and Catholic Answers Live host Patrick Coffin as master of ceremonies. The evening will include a wine pull, silent auction and private reception at 5 p.m., followed by a seated banquet, live auction and program at 6:30 p.m. This event raises critical funds to save babies, support families, provide education and facilitate post-abortion healing. Reservations are $100 for an individual seat, $1,000 for a table of ten, $50 for student volunteers. Premium tables with priority seating start at $2,500. Raffle tickets for a chance to win $15,000 in MasterCard® gift cards are available now for $20 each, 4 for $60 and 8 for $100. Dinner reservations are requested by April 6, 2015, after which the price increases to $125. Seating is limited. Reservations may be made at prolifedallas.org/dinneror call 972-267-LIFE (5433). Spanish translation headsets available.

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Liturgical "Laundry" Help Needed! Currently the care and cleaning of the purificators and corporals for the Masses are in the hands of one volunteer. If you have the time to volunteer for this ministry please contact Fr. Don at 972.721.5118 or send him an e-mail to ddvorak@udallas.edu.

 

 

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