St. Ambrose Parish Mission Statement
St. Ambrose Parish is a vibrant faith-filled people, dedicated to worshiping God, to proclaiming the good news of Jesus Christ, to enabling members for ministry, and to living together in the context of local community. We strive to reject sin and to live according to the values of the kingdom of God, emphasizing family life. We are sent to bring about the vision among our families and neighbors in our society, as part of the Diocese of San Angelo and the Roman Catholic Church.


Parish News

  • Youth Events
    July 19: Training after the 9 am Mass for Eucharistic Ministers that are High School out-going seniors and college-age kids. Call me @ 212-7607 if you feel a call to this ministry.

    July 19 (Sunday) at 6:00 pm: LET’S PLAY BALL!!!! Youth against adults. Yes, parents, that means YOU! This is a fundraiser for the youth groups. We will have a $2 admittance charge and will have a concession stand with hot
    dogs/hamburgers — cost will be $5. I need parents who would like to coach, umpire, cook, or play. Please volunteer to help me with this. Release forms will be in the back of Church. All proceeds will benefit the Youth Group to fund activities.

    July 25: Walking for Vocations in Ballinger. If anyone is interested, it begins at the large cross on US Hwy 83 at 8 am and will conclude 3 miles later at St. Mary’s in Ballinger. There will be a light lunch at the hall at 10:30. RSVP by July 15th.

    July 31 through Aug. 2: Men’s Retreat for 10th grade and above at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Odessa — “Discerning the Priesthood.” Seminarians and priests will lead discussions . . . More information will follow . . . If interested, please let Fr. Joe or myself know.

    Looking ahead . . . Be watching for details on “Movie Night.”
    Posted Jun 28, 2015, 7:45 PM by Saint Ambrose
  • Upcoming Youth Events
    June 24: Schlitterbahn Trip for High School Students — new date!! If interested in attending, the cost is $25 per person. Permission forms are required. If already turned in to the office they’re still good — no need to redo these forms. Contact me if you have not received one. We will start the day with the Mass intention for a safe trip at 5:30 am prior to leaving at 6:00 am on the charter bus. Don’t’ forget to bring your sunscreen, towel, personal snacks and clothes to wear in the restaurant afterwards.

    June 26: VBS Hot Dog Meal — need kids from 10:00am-1:00 pm. No one has approached me with any indication that they can help with this event. I need to have both Jr. High and High School students assist with the setting up, cooking, serving, and clean–up after the hot dog lunch for the VBS participants and their parents. Let me hear from you guys!

    July 19 (Sunday) at 6:00 pm: LET’S PLAY BALL!!!! Youth against adults. Yes, parents, that means YOU! This is a fundraiser for the youth groups. We will have a $2 admittance charge and will have a concession stand with hot dogs/hamburgers — cost will be $5. I need parents who would like to coach, umpire, cook, or play. Please volunteer to help me with this. Release forms will be in the back of Church. All proceeds will benefit the Youth Group to fund activities.

    July 25: Walking for Vocations in Ballinger. If anyone is interested, it begins at the large cross on US Hwy 83 at 8 am and will conclude 3 miles later at St. Mary’s in Ballinger. There will be a light lunch at the hall at 10:30. RSVP by July 15.

    July 31-Aug. 2: Men’s Retreat for 10th grade and above at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Odessa — “Discerning the Priesthood.” Seminarians and priests will lead discussions . . . More information will follow . . . If interested, please let Fr. Joe or myself know.

    Looking ahead…..What’s showing at the movies? Stay tuned to find out what/when/where….
    Posted Jun 21, 2015, 3:53 PM by Saint Ambrose
  • Donations for Ben Perez
    Donations will be accepted after all Masses for Ben Perez, a member of Holy Family Parish, who suffered major injuries in an automobile accident. To make a donation, please see a Parish Council Member.
    Posted Jun 21, 2015, 3:48 PM by Saint Ambrose
  • FALL FESTIVAL
    76TH FALL FESTIVAL — HEARTS FILLED WITH THANKS AND GIVING
    St. Ambrose/Holy Family Fall Festival 2015 will be on Sunday, October 18th. The chairladies are starting to work on the work list. If you would like to request a job change, if you or a relative of someone who is away at college, or if you will not be able to work at the festival this year, please contact one of the chairladies listed below by August 10. Thank you!
    Carla Schwartz-Kitchen 651-9056 or 234-3623 Cschwartz @ zipnet.us
    Sharon Morris-Games 651-6578 or 656-6588 smorris21@suddenlink.net
    Jackie Droll-Kitchen 227-9281 jackiedroll@gmail.com
    Amy Hoffman-Games 234-8267 amyhoffman1@suddenlink.net
    Esmeralda Martinez 650-4190 Esmeralda@muellermetals.com
    (Holy Family)
    IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
    October 7 & 10: Clean-up Days October 18: Festival Day
    October 17: Sausage Saturday October 19: Clean-up Day
    Posted Jun 18, 2015, 1:27 PM by Saint Ambrose
  • Youth Events
    Looking ahead…..What’s showing at the movies? Stay tuned to find out what/when/where….

    June 17: Schlitterbahn Trip for High School Students IS THIS WEEK! If interested in attending, the cost is $25 per person. Permission forms are required. Contact me if you do not have one. We will start the day with Mass intentions for a safe trip at 5:30 am prior to leaving at 6:00 am on the charter bus. Don’t’ forget to bring your sunscreen, towel, personal snacks and clothes to wear in the restaurant afterwards.

    June 26: VBS Hot Dog Meal — need kids from 10:00am-1:00 pm. No one has approached me with any indication that they can help with this event. I need to have both Jr. High and High School students assist with the setting up, cooking, serving, and clean –up after the hot dog lunch for the VBS participants and their parents. Let me hear from you guys!

    July 19 (Sunday) at 6:00 pm: LET’S PLAY BALL!!!! Youth against adults. Yes, parents, that means YOU! This is a fundraiser for the youth groups. We will have a $2 admittance charge and will have a concession stand with hot dogs/hamburgers. All proceeds will benefit the Youth Group to fund activities.

    July 31-Aug. 2: Men’s Retreat for 10th grade and above at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Odessa — “Discerning the Priesthood.” Seminarians and priests will lead discussions . . . More information will follow . . . If interested, please let Fr. Joe or myself know.
    Posted Jun 15, 2015, 11:52 AM by Saint Ambrose
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