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ACTS Application Print E-mail

The St. Anthony Mary Claret Men's ACTS Retreat

Invites you to attend the Men’s ACTS Retreat June 23-36, 2016


ACTS stands for Adoration, Community, Theology and Service. During this retreat, through Adoration you will feel our Lord’s love, forgiveness and complete acceptance, which will allow you to go out into your church Community to use the gifts given to you by the Holy Spirit. Through Theology, you will hear our Lord speak to you through Scripture to help you understand our Catholic faith, the meaning of life itself, and the Service we are called to do in His name. Through this
weekend, you will supercharge your relationships with God, your family, and yourself. Come experience the incredible power of the Holy Spirit in the spiritual renewal that has taken the Catholic Church by storm. 

Saint Anthony Mary Claret Catholic Men’s ACTS Retreat

Proper Reception of Holy Communion Print E-mail


Proper Reception of Holy Communion

Recently it has been observed that after reception of Holy Communion some parishioners walk away without consuming the Body of Christ. This is not acceptable. After receiving the precious body of Jesus Christ, it must be consumed immediately BEFORE walking away. And, it is not permissible for parents to share Holy Communion with their children before their children have made their First Holy Communion. This practice is a great offense against the miraculous precious body of Jesus Christ in the Blessed Sacrament. We should never forget that the manner in which we receive the Eucharist “ought to convey the respect, solemnity, and joy of this moment when Christ becomes our Guest” (Catechism, no. 1387).

It’s also necessary to approach Christ’s Precious Body and Blood with reverence: “When receiving Holy Communion, the communicant bows his or her head before the Sacrament as a gesture of reverence and receives the Body of the Lord from the minister” (General Instruction of the Roman Missal, no. 160).]

Membership Guidelines Print E-mail

IF YOU WANT TO REGISTER ON THIS WEBSITE, you must reside in these zip codes:  

78250, 78251, 78253, 78254, 78023, 78056, and 78063.

If you do not reside in these zip codes, you must call the office and make an appointment with the Pastor.

FOR ALL SACRAMENTAL CELEBRATIONS – you must be a member of St. Anthony Mary Claret Catholic Church for at least 1 year.

If you have any questions, please call the office at 210-688-9033.

Pastor's Welcome Print E-mail


As pastor of St. Anthony Mary Claret Catholic Church, I want to express the welcome from all of us to you for choosing to become one of our parish family. We all hope you will always feel at home here and that our worship and other parochial services will fulfill your spiritual needs. 

St. Anthony Claret Parish is rather young and was started because of the immense growth of the city in this area. As you probably have noticed, we have a new permanent church building so we do have the facilities necessary for a growing parish. You may have already heard about the catechesis programs we provide and our parish organizations and ministries. In order to register your children for Catechesis, please call 688-9033. We encourage you to become involved and be a participating member of the parish family.

During these years, we have accomplished a lot, thanks to the generosity of the parishioners. Our stewardship program, "God's Plan for Church Support", is based on the scriptural concept for tithing. I invite you to become a contributing member. Whatever you give is between you and God. But it will help us to continue to grow and provide all the necessary services.  If you would like to contribute using your credit card, you can do so by clicking the button you'll find on this page.

If you are new to the parish, please complete the online registration form as soon as possible, or find a printed one near the entrance to the church building.  Then return it to the parish office or drop it in the collection basket.

I hope we are making you feel welcome at St. Anthony Claret!

Sincerely in Christ,

Reverend Jan P. Klak.