Saturday, January 18, 2020

Saints for Today: Anthony, Abbot (241-356)

Anthony became the disciple of a local hermit. When this proved not a strict enough way of life, he retired farther into the desert for twenty years and became known for his innumerable miracles.

Friday News Roundup: Exploring the possibility of a Navajo Catholic College (and more!)

Exploring the possibility of a Navajo Catholic Colege; Plus, job openings and retreats!

“Bringing us closer to God”: Glenwood parish introduces Mass “Ad Orientem”

Inspired by Bishop Wall's example, the priest and parishioners in Glenwood, NM have instituted a Mass "Ad Orientem".

Remembering Sister Patricia Bietsch

As an educator, Sr. Pat was passionate about ensuring every student being given the opportunity to learn. She pioneered religion classes for the handicapped students at St. Mary Mission in New Mexico.

Forging Friendships with America’s Forgotten and Overlooked Communities

For the elderly, single parents, or rural isolated, surviving and creating human connections can be an everyday struggle. So for the last 20 years, the volunteers of the St. Vincent de Paul Society in Tuba City AZ have been working to build a network of support throughout their community.

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Saints for Today: Anthony, Abbot (241-356)

Anthony became the disciple of a local hermit. When this proved not a strict enough way of life, he retired farther into the desert for twenty years and became known for his innumerable miracles.

From the Bishop: Why Priests (and Laity!) Should Make a Holy Hour Every Day

A daily hour of companionship keeps us from wandering far from Christ, and keeps us rooted in His truth.

Saints for Today: John Paul II, Pope

John Paul II was so unrestrainedly loved, not just among Catholics but also beyond the Church.

History

Burials in the Desert: A History of Keams Canyon, Pt. II

Out on an Indian mission a priest is not only a missionary, but he is also a doctor and an undertaker.

A History of the Spanish Colonists of San Mateo Parish

From several accounts, the village of San Mateo, New Mexico was founded in 1862. In the push of the Spaniards westward from the Rio...

In the Shadow of the Sacred Mountain: A Brief History of the Church in Shiprock

It took a long time and a lot of hard work for the two men to break down the anti-Catholic prejudice and gain the trust of the Navajo people.
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An Insider Breakdown of the Fall 2019 U.S. Bishops’ Meeting

Bishop Wall takes a look at all the important things happening at the annual November meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore.

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Remembering Sister Patricia Bietsch

As an educator, Sr. Pat was passionate about ensuring every student being given the opportunity to learn. She pioneered religion classes for the handicapped students at St. Mary Mission in New Mexico.

Forging Friendships with America’s Forgotten and Overlooked Communities

For the elderly, single parents, or rural isolated, surviving and creating human connections can be an everyday struggle. So for the last 20 years, the volunteers of the St. Vincent de Paul Society in Tuba City AZ have been working to build a network of support throughout their community.

Everyday Heroes: Father, daughter make cross-country pilgrimage for life 

"For John Moore, each step is a prayer. And when you're walking the 2,800 miles from San Francisco to Washington, that's a lot of prayer."
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An Insider Breakdown of the Fall 2019 U.S. Bishops’ Meeting

Bishop Wall takes a look at all the important things happening at the annual November meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore.

Christening a New Fire Truck? There’s a Catholic Blessing for That

When the firefighters at Blanco, NM's Station 1 needed a Catholic blessing for their new truck, they turned to local Deacon Patric Valdez.

Friday News Roundup: A Pilgrimage for Life; Haunted Mine Tour for Food Bank; and more!

A Pilgrimage for Life John and Laura Moore, a father and daughter from Gallup, completed a cross-country pilgrimage to the March for...

Saints for Today: John Paul II, Pope

John Paul II was so unrestrainedly loved, not just among Catholics but also beyond the Church.

Parishioners, friends remember Fr. Gilbert Schneider, who “lived the Gospel”

"Father Gilbert dedicated his life to our people."

Your Guide to 2019 Holiday Festivals and Craft Fairs around the Diocese

We've got the rundown on this year's offering of fall fun!