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    NAS Corpus Christi, TX - Chaplain

    Naval Air Station Corpus Christi
    Naval Hospital
    10651 E. Street
    Corpus Christi, TX 78419
    PHONE: (361) 961-3751 / 3752
    DSN: 861-3751 / 3752
    FAX: (361) 961-3229


    Catholic Chapel
    Bldg 332
    0900 Sunday Mass
    1000 CCD Sunday

    Protestant Chapel
    Bldg. 117
    0845 Protestant Sunday School
    1000 Protestant Sunday Worship


    Catholic Daily Mass:
    Monday - Friday
    1130 Catholic Chapel

    Prayer Hours:
    The Catholic Chapel is open 24 hrs. a day for prayer and meditation.

    Sacramental Ministry:
    -Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation (Confession): After Daily Mass or by appointment.
    -Sacrament of Baptism: Parents' Baptismal preparation class is required prior to making reservations for baptism. Call Chaplain's Office to register.
    -Sacrament of Marriage: Contact Chaplain's Office six months prior to wedding date to begin the remote preparation before the desired wedding date.

    Religious Education:
    -Director of Faith Formation: Please call the Chaplain's office for contact information.
    -Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA): Please call the Chaplain's office for contact information.
    -Religious Education (K-8): Sundays at 1000.
    -High School Religious Education: 2nd Wednesday of the month at 1800 in St. Joseph's Hall.
    -Catholic Women's Bible Study: Each Friday at 1400 in St. Joseph's Hall.

    Music Ministry:
    -Adult Choir Practice: Practice every Thursday at 1700.
    -Children's Choir Practice: Practice every Wednesday at 1730 in the Catholic Chapel.


    Weekly Ministry:
    -Men's Group: meets at 1200 on Wednesday in the Fellowship Hall (Bldg 117).
    -Ladies Bible Study: meets at 0930 on Thursday in the Fellowship Hall.
    -Officer's Christian Fellowship: meets at 1830 on Thursday evening. Call the Chaplain's office for more information.

    Sacramental (Church Ordinance) Ministry:
    -Communion: is celebrated on the first Sunday of each month.
    -Baptism: Contact the Protestant Chaplain for more information.

    Religious Education:
    -Director of Religious Education: Please call the Chaplain's office for contact information.
    -Sunday School for all ages: Sundays at 0845.

    Music Ministry:
    -Adult Choir Practice: Practice every Tuesday at 1700.
    -Children's Choir Practice: Contact the Director of Religious Education for more information.

    Special Summer Events:
    -Protestant Women of the Chapel: meets monthly. Call for more information.


    Welcome Aboard Luncheon: A welcoming meal for all station newcomers is offered each first Tuesday of the month at 12:15 in St. Joseph's Hall (Bldg 333).

    Mother of Preschoolers: Meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 0930 in the Fellowship Hall (Bldg 117). In the summer there is a weekly activity planned. Contact the Chaplain's office for the schedule of activities.

    Family Movie Night: is offered on the second Sunday evening of the month at 1730 in the Protestant Fellowship Hall (Bldg 117).

    Marriage Enrichment Retreats: Begins on Friday evening and ends with lunch on Sunday. The setting is designed to enhance and support the ability of a couple to get away from the distractions of everyday life in order to improve their marriage relationship. Private rooms and bathrooms are provided, along with breakfast, lunch, and dinner. All free of charge. Marriage Enrichment Retreats (MER) are conducted at the Omni Bayfront Hotel in downtown Corpus Christi. The next MER will be conducted 18-20 January 2008. Call the Chaplain's Department at 361-961-3751 to register.

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    Snack Pack Ministry: Pick up a few extra nutritious snack items and drop them off in the specially marked "Snack Pack" basket in the commissary checkout area or bring them by the Chaplain's office for delivery to children of local indigent parents.

    Ministry to the Homeless:
    -Metro Ministries Bible Studies - Come with the Chaplains for Bible studies conducted on the 3rd Monday of each month for homeless men and women in downtown Corpus Christi.
    -Surviving the Night - Come with Chapel members on a truck provided by the Salvation Army. Volunteers are needed to help deliver hot meals and clothing items to homeless people living out on the street.