Funeral Planning assists with the planning of the Vigil Service and Funeral Mass following the death of a loved one. We are here to help plan a reception following the funeral and offer grief support resources. Funeral planning can be done at any time. Please contact us for an appointment if you are interested in pre-planning a funeral for yourself or a loved one.
All men and women who are alcoholics, or think they may have a problem with alcohol, and families of those with this problem are welcome to attend. All inquiries and attendance will be strictly confidential. Come and participate in the grace of recovery with us. Call Craig D. at 713-828-1746 for more information.
All family members or friends who have been, or are being affected by someone else’s alcoholism or addiction are encouraged to attend. If you have any questions about this meeting, or problems that you or your family may be experiencing due to alcoholism or addiction, you can contact Joe V. at 713-252-7623 . All inquiries and attendance are strictly confidential.
Career Support Ministry shares Christ’s love, by providing encouragement and networking support to job seekers. In addition to welcoming everyone, we will help them get their bearings and learn about their additional options – including Texas Workforce Solutions and other active job ministries in our area. Career Support Ministry meets on Friday mornings, contact us for more information.
St. Anthony’s Career Support Ministry is a member of the Crossroads Career Network, providing many helpful resources to EXPLORERS and the ability for EMPLOYERS to share their job postings. To access this, go to www.crossroadscareer.org then enter zip code 77382, then select “Career Support Ministry at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church”.
The Catholic’s Divorce Survival Guide is a 12-week program that cover topics of shock, denial, anger, grief, guilt, forgiveness, money, the courts, the kids, the ex-spouse, annulment, dating, sexuality, spirituality, remarriage or staying single, and much more. Whether you got divorced ten days ago or ten years ago, the program offers valuable insight for everyone.
Wednesday Evenings, 7-8:45 PM in Room 202.
Gratia Plena (which means “full of grace” in latin) is a non- profit organization, which offers mental health, couples/marriage, and addiction counseling in service to the Catholic Community. Our mission is to provide counseling services and spiritual direction that is faithful to the teachings, values, and traditions of the Catholic Church. For more information please visit the website or call: 832-532-0129
H.O.P.E. (Helping Our Pain Ease) is a 7-week grief support group open to all those interested in processing and learning more about coping with the death of a loved one, either recently or in the distant past. Contact the Grief Support Line for more information.
The Retrouvaille Program consists of a weekend experience combined with a series of 6-12 post-weekend sessions. It provides the tools to help put your marriage in order again. The main emphasis is on communication in marriage. It will give you the opportunity to rediscover each other and examine your lives together in a new and positive way.
Spiritual Direction is an ancient tradition of mentorship and discipleship in the Christian faith. Spiritual Directors will help you recognize how the Holy Spirit is working in your life and help you deepen your relationship with God. They will help you develop an active prayer life, guiding you in a deeper spirituality.
The Second Family Care Team provides in-home support and care to people with any kind of limiting disability, across all age ranges. Those with terminal or chronic conditions, homebound because of age or infirmity, or in need of basic companionship and support are offered that support and practical care by volunteers who donate their time to help and sometimes offering a listening ear and warm shoulder on which to lean during difficult times.
St. Martha’s Society coordinates a beautiful luncheon reception right after Funeral Masses. It is important to be a loving, compassionate presence to grieving families and friends at a time when they need it most. We provide all of the luncheon food and beverages, set up, serving, and clean up at the reception. Contact us if you are interested in joining this ministry.