Thursday, April 15, 2021

Annual Student Essay Content Winners Describe “Catholic Heroes and Heroines of the Southwest”

The eighth-grade winner examines the life of her grandmother, who fought for Pueblo water rights.

15 ways to gain an indulgence in the Year of St. Joseph

These acts must be accompanied by sacramental confession, Eucharistic Communion, and prayer for the pope’s intentions, the usual conditions to obtain any plenary indulgence.

Faith in Action Today: How the Donors to the Diocesan Annual Appeal Gave Back in 2020

With so many organizations and people still grappling with the economic and medical struggles brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, it can be easy...

Friday News Roundup: Obituary for Sr. Dianna Ortiz, International Activist

Plus: Obituary for Fr. Michael Vigil, AZ Legislative Updates, and Bishop Wall on Relevant Radio

Friday News Roundup: Catholic Charities Shoe Drive; Lenten Stations of the Cross; Obituaries

The Friday news roundup presents a quick overview of Catholic stories and events from around the Diocese of Gallup.

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Be a Silver Lining to Those in Darkness

‘To honor the World Day of the Sick, let’s ask ourselves how we can help someone passing through this COVID storm.’

“Terror of Demons”: The Significance of the Year of St. Joseph

In this year of Saint Joseph, this title may well help us all to understand his particular patronage over the universal Church as well as his personal protection for all of us.

From the Bishop: What does the Catholic Church Teach About Same-Sex Civil Unions?

Pope Francis’ remarks may appear to propose a “middle ground” that would grant the legal protection of those with same-sex attraction who have formed a life together.  This is a pastoral proposal, given on a practical level (a prudential judgement), which does not change the Church’s teaching.

History

McCartys Feast Day: a Celebration of Pueblo History and Culture

It was standing-room only at the May 1st feast day celebration of Santa Maria de Acoma mission in McCartys, NM.

The Path to Zuni, Part II

by Elizabeth Kelley A PARISH IS STARTED The attempt to re-establish a Catholic mission at Zuni began in earnest in 1920, when Reverend Anthony Kroger, O.F.M.,...

St. Rita’s Church in Show Low: Celebrating 50 Years of History

From a gathering in a lodge to a thriving parish.
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The Year of St. Joseph: What Catholics Should Know

In this episode, Bishop Wall examines the historic and spiritual impact of St. Joseph on the Catholic Church, and how Catholics can start or strengthen a devotion to the saint.

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Friday News Roundup: Obituary for Sr. Dianna Ortiz, International Activist

Plus: Obituary for Fr. Michael Vigil, AZ Legislative Updates, and Bishop Wall on Relevant Radio

Friday News Roundup: Catholic Charities Shoe Drive; Lenten Stations of the Cross; Obituaries

The Friday news roundup presents a quick overview of Catholic stories and events from around the Diocese of Gallup.

Be a Silver Lining to Those in Darkness

‘To honor the World Day of the Sick, let’s ask ourselves how we can help someone passing through this COVID storm.’

The Lessons, Joys and Sorrows of 50 Years as a Priest

Fr. Dan Daley reflects on his lifelong - and ongoing - vocation.

Following Years of Steady Growth, St. Anthony Faculty and Students Are Ready for a New School Complex

Principal Bryan Yorksmith and his staff are planning a campaign to build a new school - St. Anthony enrollment has tripled since 2006.

These Are the Important Legislative Issues in NM and AZ in 2021

Take Action: Contact your legislator and voice your opinion on school choice, euthanasia, and the repeal of the NM abortion ban.

The Right to Life is “Inalienable”: Bishop Wall Delivers Homily at 2021 Pro-Life Mass

“Don’t sit on the fence of indifference when it comes to care for our brothers and sisters, especially those who are most vulnerable.”

A “Wonderful, Beautiful Experience”: Daughters of Charity Reflect on Years of Service

Called away to other assignments, the Sisters reflect on their time in the diocese, and the people they served here.

“Terror of Demons”: The Significance of the Year of St. Joseph

In this year of Saint Joseph, this title may well help us all to understand his particular patronage over the universal Church as well as his personal protection for all of us.