The Reverend Samuel Appiasi
Church Office: (361) 897-1155
Church Fax: (361) 897-1064
Hall: (361) 897-1398
13316 State Highway 185
Post Office Box 2122
Bloomington, Texas 77951
Diocese of Victoria in Texas
Tuesday through Friday: 8 a.m
Saturday Vigil: 6 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. (Spanish), 10 a.m.
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday: 5:15 - 5:45 P.M. And by Private Appointment
Sacrament of Baptism
Please contact the parish office to register for the preparation class. Godparents should be practicing, churchgoing Catholics, who have celebrated their Sacraments of Eucharist and Confirmation.
Sacrament of Matrimony
Couples planning to marry should contact the parish at least six months prior to their desired time of marriage.
Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick
This healing sacrament is available when one is preparing for medical procedures or is seriously ill.
Child and Vulnerable Adult Reporting Procedures
If you witness, suspect, or know of child and/or vulnerable adult abuse, YOU MUST FILE A REPORT WITHIN 48 HOURS!
Contact Civil Authorities:
Department of Family and Protective Services
1-800-252-5400 or www.txabusehotline.org
If the person is in immediate danger, call 911.
If Church Personnel Is Involved In Alleged Abuse:
Step One- Contact Civil Authorities.
Step Two- Contact one of the following:
1. Coordinator of Pastoral Care and Outreach, Vicki L. Pyatt, LMSW, at (361) 827-7186 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Bishop or Chancellor of the Diocese of Victoria at (361) 573-0828;
Written Allegations Should Be Sent To:
Office of the Bishop
P. O. Box 4070
Victoria, Texas 77903
Mark as Personal and Confidential.
We will also help you bring your concerns to church officials outside the diocese if the abuse occurred elsewhere and you now reside in the Diocese of Victoria. If you are unsure about bringing a complaint or would like further information, please contact Vicki L. Pyatt.
The Saint Patrick's Catholic Church Safe Environment Coordinator is Mr. Ismael Perez (361) 897-1155 or Deacon Fred Soto (361) 897-1955.
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