St Austin's Young Adults

Created in this world for the Next...
living in the GAP

GAP is St. Austin's ministry for Graduate students And young Professionals (GAP) in their 20s and 30s in central Austin. We gather weekly on Sundays at 7 PM to learn more about our Catholic faith. We also meet periodically for socializing and service.

Austin is a dynamic and growing city, and we constantly welcome new young adults who move here for work or for graduate studies.

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Mass @ St. Austin's

2026 Guadalupe, Austin, TX 78705

5 PM

7:30 AM
8:45 AM
11:30 AM
5:30 PM

8 AM

Confessions - Saturdays from 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Parking @ St. Austin's

1900 San Antonio
Austin, TX 78705

Parking in the Parish Garage and Ministry Center is always FREE if you're coming to Mass, Confession, or a GAP event.

It's less than a five minute walk from our garage to the church on Guadalupe.

  1. Tap to receive a ticket upon entering garage.

2. Bring ticket to church and scan to validate for 6 free hours of parking.

3. Hold ticket at an angle towards the red light scanner to exit for free.

Temporary Ministry Center @ St. Austin's

500 West Martin Luther King Jr.
Austin, TX 7870

GAP gathers most Sunday evenings at our temporary ministry center located on the ground level of the parish parking garage.

The main entrance is at the corner of MLK and San Antonio across the street from the Otis Hotel.

Building our Future @ St. Austin's

More Information

Who was St. Austin?

St. Augustine of Canterbury was a missionary to England from Rome and befriended the local king upon his arrival in 597. Legend has it that Augustine met King Aethelbert under a great oak tree, and the king's conversion paved the way for much missionary success in the region. St. Augustine founded many churches including the Cathedral of Canterbury.

Austin is an English nickname for Augustine, much like Jim is a nickname for James.

Long before Austin F.C. adopted oak trees for their logo, icons of St. Austin have depicted him holding an acorn as a symbol of how friendly hospitality amid the beauty of nature can help us to share the Good News of our faith.

Join us after the 5:30 PM Mass!

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