Tuesday, October 19, 2021

“My Faith Has Sustained Me”: Kathleen Bowman, Anti-Death Penalty Activist and Navajo Nation Public Defender

Bowman, educated at St. Michaels Indian School, sees no conflict between her Catholic faith and Navajo traditions.

Friday News Briefs: Fall Fiestas and Fundraisers Around the Diocese!

All the latest on fall fiestas, rosary rallies, AZ family conference, school golf fundraiser, and more!

AZ Bishops Urge Support for Hyde Amendment, Which Prevents Broad Federal Funding for Abortion

Preserving the Hyde Amendment and Protecting the Vulnerable

Meet the Diocese’s Two Newest Deacons

For Deacons Marty Smith and Ron Chavez, the ordination is the culmination of several years of study and service.

Friday News Roundup: Don’t Miss Out on Annual Youth Conference or Men’s Conference!

Plus: Day of Reflection for Native Youth and Lay Ministry Members.

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AZ Bishops Urge Support for Hyde Amendment, Which Prevents Broad Federal Funding for Abortion

Preserving the Hyde Amendment and Protecting the Vulnerable

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.

History

A History of the Old Mining Missions in Cibola County NM, Part 1

By Sr. Ellen Corcoran, SCSJA and Elizabeth Kelley Our Lady of Sorrows, Seboyeta (Cebolleta), NM The following history is by Elizabeth Kelley: The community of Seboyeta was...

“No Place for Women and Children”: A History of Holbrook, Arizona

The following history is taken from accounts written by Elizabeth Kelley and an unknown author found in Diocesan archives. The Catholics of Holbrook were originally...

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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CC076: Why Freedom of Religion is An Essential Human Right

Freedom of religion is a right inherent to human beings, and not one that should be bestowed or revoked by any government or ruler.

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Friday News Roundup: Don’t Miss Out on Annual Youth Conference or Men’s Conference!

Plus: Day of Reflection for Native Youth and Lay Ministry Members.
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CC075: Work to Live – Don’t Live To Work

Hard work, properly ordered, is good, but not when it's focused on chasing material goods or wealth which will never bring true happiness.

St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Gallup Bids Farewell to Franciscans

For the first time in sixty years, St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Gallup, NM, will no longer be run by Franciscans.
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CC074: Preserving the Sanctity of the Eucharist

Publicly withholding the Eucharist from some Catholics is an act of love and a call to repentance.

New V8s for Vocations Garage Placed Under the Patronage of St. Joseph the Worker

“Manual work is taking place for a missionary and sacred end - which is to form priests.”

Join us in Praying for the Repose of the Soul of Fr. Robert Badger (1973-2021)

“He was an outstanding priest and a true son of the Church, which was expressed through the pastoral care of the people entrusted to him."

“It is a privilege to be a Religious”: Three Gallup Sisters Celebrate 90 Combined Years of Consecrated Life

"I asked Our Lord: “Jesus, what do you want me to do? What do you want of me?”In my heart I felt a very soft voice that said: “You follow Me.” 

“Keep your eyes fixed on Jesus”: Sr. Rene Backe Reflects on 65 Years of Religious Life

"We need to pray for each other so that we will be faithful to the Gospel, the blessings, and the Sacraments God has given us through the Church."

Friday News Roundup: Attempt to Force Priests to Violate the Seal of Confession Fails in Arizona

Plus: St. Teresa School Raffle; Pro-life Fundraisers; Bishops' Joint Statement on US-Mexico Border