Welcome to the Catholic Community of

Our Lady of Sorrows/Capilla de la Santísima Trinidad



Blessings to you and your family from 

Our Lady of Sorrows/Santisima Trinidad.


Congratulations Father Jacob Koether,

Pastor of Our Lady of Sorrows/Santisima Trinidad. 





     A special thanks to all who participated with the Installation of Father Jacob Koether          as Pastor of OLS/ST.  Most especially we wish to thank

Most Rev. Brendan J. Cahill, Bishop of the Diocese of Victoria & Father Koether's family.

We thank Father Gabriel Espinosa for his leadership during his tenure as Pastor at OLS/ST. Prayers as he continues his journey as Pastor in Bay City.








Welcome Father Jacob Koether


                              Pastor of Our Lady of Sorrows/Santisima Trinidad

Fr. Jacob Koether is a priest of the Diocese of Victoria in Texas.  He is 31 years old and has been ordained for three years.  Fr. Jacob has served at Holy Family in Victoria as well as the communities of St. Joseph, St. Ann, Queen of Peace, and St. John the Baptist in Yoakum, Sweet Home, and Koerth.  He is originally from Van Vleck, TX and claims Holy Cross in Bay City as his home parish.  Fr. Jacob attended Franciscan University of Steubenville where he majored in Catechetics and Philosophy.  And he attended St. Mary's Seminary in Houston for his theological studies for priesthood.  Fr. Jacob enjoys reading, playing guitar, and spending time with friends and family.  He has an older brother and sister as well as a younger sister who is married with one son and daughter.  Fr. Jacob's father is a deacon in Bay City.  And lastly, Fr. Jacob is excited to begin serving the people of Our Lady of Sorrows and Santisima Trinidad and is looking forward to all that the Lord has in store for us.


Padre Jacob Koether es sacerdote de la Diócesis de Victoria en Texas. Tiene 31 años y fue ordenado en  el año dos mil quince.  Padre Jacob ha servido en la Sagrada Familia en Victoria y en las comunidades de San Jose, Santa Ana, La Reina de Paz y San Juan el Bautista en Yoakum, Sweet Home y Koerth. Él Padre es de Van Vleck, TX y reclama La Santa Cruz en Bay City como su parroquia de origen. Padre Jacob asistió a la Universidad Franciscana de Steubenville donde se especializaba en catequesis y filosofía.  También asistió El seminario de Santa María en Houston por sus estudios teológicos para el sacerdocio. El Padre Jacob disfruta de su tiempo libre en leer, tocar la guitarra, y pasar tiempo con amigos y familiares. Él tiene un hermano y una hermana más mayor y una hermana más joven que esta casada y tiene un hijo y una hija. El papá de Padre Jacob es un diácono en Bay City. Y por último, el Padre Jacob se complace en comenzar a servir a la gente de nuestra Señora de los Dolores y Santísima Trinidad y está esperando con ansias todo lo que el Señor nos tiene reservado.

Thank you to all who participated with the Meet & Greet at Our Lady of Sorrows and Santisima Trinidad, The Celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Christmas Volunteer Appreciation Party, The Posadas and the Installation of Father Jacob Koether. As you can see, it has been a rather busy and eventfull last couple of months, but we wouldn't have it any other way. All for his praise and






Mary, Mother of Jesus and our Mother too, pray for us now and always.




Most Rev. Brendan J. Cahill, Bishop of the Diocese of Victoria














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    Merry Christmas                         &                         A Blessed New Year.





Mass Schedule

Our Lady of Sorrows


Saturday Vigil:

5:00 p.m. Spanish


    8:30 a.m. Bilingual

  10:30 a.m. English

    1:00 p.m. English


7 a.m. M., W., Th., F.

Tues. 6 p.m. Spanish

Santísima Trinidad


9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.




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Report Abuse

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 at        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 contact:

Civil Authorities       


Contact one of the following:  

Coordinators of Pastoral Care and Outreach:     

Vicki L. Pyatt, LMSW,

(361) 827 7186 or email pastoralcare@victoriadiocese.org;                                  Bishop or

Chancellor of the Diocese of Victoria at    

(361) 573-0828

Written Allegations Should   be Sent To:                

Office of the Bishop: Diocese of Victoria in Texas,        P.O. Box 4070         Victoria, Texas 77903-4070



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