JPIC Lenten Mission Workshops held at Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Brownsville, Texas

Originally Published on the OMIUSA JPIC Blogspot

Fr. Antonio Ponce, OMI, Oblate JPIC Director led a Lenten Mission event from Sunday, March 13 to Saturday, March 19 at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Brownsville, TX with the theme:  Lent, an opportunity to learn, reflect and live the year of Year of Mercy. The events included days of reflection, preaching at several masses on Sunday, and concluding on Saturday with a procession carrying the statue of patron Saint, Joseph the worker.

Thanks to the bishop of Brownsville, the director of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral and parishioners for their hospitality. This event is part of an ongoing JPIC office initiative to conduct outreach and animation at Oblate parishes.


Saturday procession along Main Street.


The Bishop of Brownsville, Daniel Flores


Banner of Patron Saint Joseph, Protector of Families


Group picture with Fr. Antonio Ponce, OMI


Director of the Cathedral, Fr. Michael Amesse, OMI


Marchers along Main Street