Thursday, April 15, 2021

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Meet James Wurzbach, the diocese’s newest deacon

Not even a pandemic could dampen Wurzbach's spirit, whose journey to the diaconate was one of "patience and perseverance".

Friday News Roundup: Bishop Wall Elected to National Collections Committee

Obituaries for Fr. Bernard Green, SDS and Sr. Fran Wilhelm, OSU; Beef Raffle for Springerville Parish, Job Openings, and more!
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CC072: Suggestions for Faithful Catholics in an Election Season

Following one's moral conscience can be challenging at the best of times, but even more so during election season. How to best combine our religious obligations with our civic duties?

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.

Friday News Roundup: What Did Pope Francis Say About Civil Unions?

Plus: Obituary for Sr. Clara Smith, ASC; volunteer with the Missionaries of Charity, and more!

Run – or walk! – to show your support for the inaugural St. Michael Indian School Drexel Run

Looking to engage in a healthy, family-friendly activity while respecting social distancing guidelines?
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The Wages of Sin | Sunday Homily

"When the soul gives in to sin, it does not bear fruit...the fruit of happiness, meaning, justice, loveliness, and interior peace." Homilist: Bishop James Wall

Little Sisters of the Poor and Religious Liberty: Debunking the Myths

‘We have been subjected to criticism, derision and even death threats. We’d like nothing better than to return to our mission unhindered by the fear of millions of dollars in fines.’

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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.

“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.

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...