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Catholic Health Care in Lubbock

You can find several Catholic influences in Lubbock including health care, social activities, sightseeing, and several parishes. Spend your time helping others in need or deepen your own faith through the Church.  Here are some Catholic health care options in Lubbock for your mind, body, and soul.

Health Care for Your Body

CHRISTUS Health is an international Catholic non-profit health system.  The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio along with the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth sponsor CHRISTUS Health.

CHRISTUS is one of the largest Catholic health systems in the US. CHRISTUS provides the following care:

Stroke

Bone & Joint

Diabetes

Digestive

Emergency

Heart

Urology

Homecare

Rehabilitation

Pain Management

Hospice

Wound

The hospital is a firm believer in spiritual care for patients. The staff and Chaplain are readily available to meet with patients and their families to discuss any spiritual needs.

Covenant Health is one of the region’s largest health care systems and believes in following the ministry of Jesus.  Covenant Health is a member of St. Joseph Health.  They provide cancer care, emergency and trauma care, neuroscience, surgery, heart treatments, orthopedics, women’s services, and urgent care. Covenant Health also offers several educational events and support groups.

Connection to the Catholic Community for Your Mind

Knowing what is going on is good for your peace of mind. The Diocese of Lubbock offers regular communications to keep you connected with the Catholic Community.  The South Plains Catholic is a monthly tabloid to keep you informed. You can also visit their website to read regular updates from the Bishop.

Social and Devotion Time for Your Soul

Doing good toward others can help soothe your soul.  The Catholic Charities is always looking for help.  The Lubbock Chapter has programs such as emergency assistance, immigration, resale store, nutrition and wellness, and youth and family. You can fill out a volunteer application on their website.

Attend weekday Mass, Sunday Mass, or Saturday Vigil Mass at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. You can also attend First Friday Rosary, fitness classes, or volunteer with the Church.

Saint Elizabeth Catholic University Parish offers various clubs including Knights of Columbus, Adult Bible Study, Parish Council, Compassionate Committee, and a Singles Group.

You can join a small group to deepen your faith at Christ the King Cathedral.  The Church also offers other study groups and educational opportunities.

Visit Catholic History

St. Joseph Catholic Church was the first Catholic Church in Lubbock.  The Bishop Joseph Lynch founded the Church in 1924, and it was originally part of the Diocese of Amarillo. The Church is still active today with about 1,400 family members.  The original church could only seat about 400 people. St. Joseph offers Mass in both Spanish and English.

The Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe is the second largest cathedral in the US after Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York.  You can visit the Cathedral for Mass in either English or Spanish.

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