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On behalf of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Laredo, I would like to inform you on the humanitarian crisis we are facing on our border, especially since last Friday, May 10, 2019. Catholic Charities is leading this humanitarian crisis. 

Calvary Catholic Cemetery cordially invites you to our Memorial Day Mass with special recognition to Laredoans who died during the Vietnam war.

The Most Reverend James A. Tamayo, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Laredo, will celebrate the Boy Scout Award Mass and recognize the achievements of 49 youth and 3 adult leaders on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. in historic San Agustín Cathedral, (Santa Monica Hall, temporary location, due to renovations).

We have been notified by several parishioners and priests of an active email and text scam targeting pastors and parishioners. In the fraudulent emails and texts, the pastor, mentioned by name, asks for donations of gift cards. Please be aware that this is a scam, and do not respond. The Diocese of Laredo and our priests will not solicit donations in this way.

Please spread the word. 

Catholic Charities-Diocese of Laredo provides humanitarian support for migrant families 

Editors note: This story will be published in the May/June 2019 Issue of La Fe Magazine of the Catholic Diocese of Laredo to be published and mailed out on 5/15/2019. By Margaret Medellin

Bishop James A. Tamayo invites the diocesan community to visit with the Blessed Sacrament at the San Agustín Cathedral on Holy Thursday. After the 7:00 p.m. Mass in the Santa Monica Parish Hall, Fr. Iden Bello, pastor of San Agustín, will open the cathedral from 8:15 p.m. until midnight, as it is tradition to visiting seven churches during Holy Thursday.

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