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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

2/14   5pm    3103.00

 2/15   9am    2372.50

        11am    1856.50

          7pm      295.00

Total          $7,626.50

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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Fr. Scott O'Brian will be opening Lent for the Congregation on February 22nd with a talk about Lent in the Catholic Church. It will be held in Gorman Lounge after the 9am Mass. All are invited to attend. 

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Stations of the Cross each Friday at 7pm

February 20 – April 3

 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 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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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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  Beginning Experience

 Are you, or is someone you know, struggling after the loss of a marriage partner?  The Beginning Experience is a peer ministry for widowed, separated, or divorced individuals.  It is a weekend program to help move from the darkness of grief into the light of a new beginning of hope for the future.  

 Rooted in the Catholic tradition, this ministry is open to men and women of all faiths.  The next weekend retreat will be held February 27 – March 1, 2015 at the Catholic Conference and Formation Center in Dallas.  To register please call or text our voicemail number at 

 (682) "BE-DFW-GO",

 that is (682) 233-3946,

 or e-mail the DFW Beginning Experience Team

at beginningexperiencedfw@gmail.comAdditional information can be found at www.beginningexperiencedfw.org.

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Taizé Prayer Service for Lent

     Lent can be a time of adding rather than giving up, a time of going into the desert like Christ, taking time to pray and experience the presence of God.  You are invited into a “desert time,” a meditative hour of song, prayer, Scripture and silence in a candlelit environment modeling that of the Taizé community in France.  The prayer service is ecumenical/non-denominational in nature and participants enter into the mystery of God’s presence through repetitive song refrains and the language of God, silence.  The prayer time is both personal (there is a longing in our hearts) and communal (a time to praise, thank, ask for mercy as God’s people).  It is an opportunity for a new prayer experience.

Wednesday, February 25, 7-8pm

Holy Family Church in the Daily Chapel

2323 Cheyenne St.

Irving 

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Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat™ in English, February 27-March 1:  Rachel’s Vineyard™ is a life-changing opportunity for any person who struggles with the emotional and spiritual pain of abortion.  The weekend is a unique and effective process designed specifically to help you experience the mercy and compassion of God.  This process is extremely helpful for those who have difficulty forgiving themselves or others.  The weekend will help your soul find a voice and transform the pain of the past into hope!  For more information and to register, contact healing@racheldallas.org or the Abortion AfterCare-Healing helpline 214-544-CARE (2273) in English, or sanacion@racheldallas.org or 972-679-4760 in Spanish.  For information about a retreat for men only, visit projectjosephdallas.org or contact 469-416-2101 or healing@projectjosephdallas.org.

  All inquiries are kept strictly confidential. 

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Cistercian Preparatory School Book Fair:  Celebrating 50 Years!   Mark your calendar for Sunday, March 1,  11:30 am to 4:00 pm, and plan to attend the 50th Anniversary Cistercian Book Fair in the school’s West Gym.  Browse the thousands of new and used books, and pick up some great buys!  Video games, puzzles, CDs and DVDs on sale also.  Plus fun for all ages: featured events include Carter Blood Drive, art display and face painting.  Buy a raffle ticket for a chance to win a Nook reader, Beats headphones, Jawbone fitness band and much more.  Lunch catered by Cavalli Pizza available for purchase.  Proceeds support the CPS Library.  Come and join the fun!

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Liturgical "Laundry" Help Needed! Currently the care and cleaning of the purificators and corporals for the Masses are currently in the hands of one volunteer. If you have the time to volunteer for this ministry please contact Fr. Don at972.721.5118 or send him an e-mail to ddvorak@udallas.edu.

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SVdP First Annual 42 Tourney

Benefiting the St Vincent de Paul Society – Help Us Help the Poor

When: February 21st, 2015

Where: Holy Family of Nazareth Parish

2323 Cheyenne, Irving TX 75060

Entrée Fee: $40 per team

Time: 9:00am

Contacts: John Perkins at

214-808-4898 or email svdp_hfm@yahoo.com

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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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