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This art contest is open to children and youth, 1st grade through high school in the Diocese of Laredo. Any kind of ORIGINAL art such as drawings or paintings on posters can be submitted, dealing with this year’s theme: "Every life is Cherished, Chosen and Sent” Deadline for submission of art: Monday, November 19, 2018 at 5:00 pm. A panel consisting of the Very Reverend Anthony Mendoza (Vicar-General of the Diocese of Laredo), Mrs.

"We are CALLED" / "Somo LLAMADOS," the title of this year's High School Youth Conference (DLYC), is hosted by the Diocese of Laredo Youth Ministry. Why participate? Pope Francis challenges all of us to become missionary disciples who are not afraid to witness the faith. We believe that a joint witness of thousands of young people and their prayers will indeed help young people to see themselves as witnesses of Christ and members of a young Church.

Save the date and register today! Sponsored by the Diocese of Laredo and presented by Linda, Kracht, from Fortifying Families of Faith, this workshop covers all the hot-button issues parents face in the family today. Topics include Parent responsibilities, the purpose of the family, the teen brain, substance abuse, authentic love, pornography and sexuality topics, marriage, the American worldview, types of personalities and parenting and communication.

Every year, parishes from around the diocese nominate an altar server for the outstanding server (one male and one female) for the Diocese of Laredo. This year, the Mass and ceremony was celebrated on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at St. Patrick Church. The following parishes nominated a server from their community: Santo Niño Church, Nuestra Señora del Rosario Church, San Vicente de Paul Church, St. Joseph Church (Laredo), San Agustín Cathedral, Christ the King Church, St. Patrick Church and Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (Laredo).