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Update on Upcoming Vocation Day for Men

Monday, April 16, 2018

For all young men interested in attending this Saturday's Vocation Day, the meeting place has changed. Due to the ordination of the Mercado twins, all those wishing to attend Vocation Day are asked to meet at the San Agustín Cathedral at 10:00 a.m. instead of Casa Guadalupe. This is a beautiful opportunity to gain a glimpse at one of the pivitol steps in a young man's vocation to the priesthood or religious life. Please read below for the details concerning Vocation Day and the Ordination. To register, call 956-7272140 or email Fr. Quiroz, Vocations Director, at

The priestly ordination of twin brothers Juan Mercado and Pedro Mercado Jr.

With praise and thanksgiving to Almighty God, the Diocese of Laredo joyfully invites you to attend the Ordination to the Sacred Order of the Priesthood of twin brother Deacons Juan Mercado and Pedro Mercado Jr. through the laying of hands and the invocation of the holy spirit by his excellency James A. Tamayo, first bishop of the Diocese of Laredo. Saturday April 21st at 10 am at San Agustin Cathedral – 201 San Agustin Avenue in Laredo. After the Mass, Bishop Tamayo will announce their assignments within the Diocese of Laredo. Let us celebrate the Priestly Ordination of deacons Juan Mercado and Pedro Mercado Jr. as a community!

Vocaton Day

All men discerning the call of God for their Vocational lives are invited to a day of searching. Please see flyer below.