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The public is invited to attend the Memorial Day Mass and ceremony at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.


Date: Saturday, May 26, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM

Location: 3600 McPherson Ave. Laredo, Texas 78040

Location Specifications: By the flag poles facing the Saunders Road main gate (up in front)

Fifty young ladies and fifty young men from St. Augustine High School graduated this Saturday, May 18, 2018. 

“When we are faithful to God's plan, communication becomes an effective expression of our responsible search for truth and our pursuit of goodness."— Pope Francis, Message for World Communications Day 2018.

This weekend, May 12-13, all the parishes and missions in the Diocese of Laredo are taking up a second collection for the Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC). Your support helps the CCC connect people to Christ, here and around the world, through the internet, social networks, television, radio, and print media.


April is child abuse prevention month, and to remember the millions of children who are victims of abuse and neglect, Blue Sunday Child Abuse Prevention Initiative is asking all of us to take a moment to pray on Sunday, April 29th.

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back will take place Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10 AM to 2 PM.

San Martin De Porres Catholic Church is among the Diocese of Laredo sites participating in the DEA Take Back.

The DEA encourages everyone to bring their medicines that are being unused to official collection sites, and partake in proper disposal of discarded pills and patches.

The priestly ordination of twin brothers Juan Mercado and Pedro Mercado Jr. will be something to behold!