How did you feel when you received your sacraments?


"It's an unexplainable feeling.  You feel like the Holy Spirit enter's you.  It's like a much lighter feeling on you.  You get energetic and happy.  That's how I felt and you get this feeling that you are much closer to God. "

- Frances Mata

If you or anyone you know is interested in becoming Christian please contact:

Melissa Mendoza, CRE at 

St. Francis Xavier parish office



Teacher: Virginia De La Cruz

Teachers: Ann Marie Lopez, Angela Jones, Janie Villarreal


Teacher: Ivette Mercado Dones

Welcome Catechumens!

We want to welcome and keep in prayer the Catechumens who went through the Rite of Acceptance they have declared their intentions to the Church.  God showers his grace upon them.  They are now part of the household of Christ.  The Church nourishes them with the Word of God and sustains them by means of Liturgical celebrations.

Catechumens: Hervin Herrera, Jose Alfredo Herrera and Christopher Gutierrez

Accompanied by Catechist Sponsors: Ivette Dones Mercado and Maggie Garza


Teacher: Teresa McMillian

Rite of Initiation to be celebrated on:

Saturday, April 11, 2020

at 9:00 pm

at St. Francis Xavier Church

Rite of Election at

St. Anthony's in Harlingen, 

Saturday, February 29, 2020


Teacher: Maggie Garza