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“Be Still and Know That I Am God”: Benedictines in the Gallup Diocese

Mostly what the nuns appreciate about the desert landscape of the Gallup Diocese is the time it provides for reflection and quiet.

Saints for Today: Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1st Century)

Mary, the Mother of God, Mother of Jesus, and wife of St. Joseph, is the greatest of all Christian saints.

Diocese of Gallup to file for Chapter 11 Reorganization

"I have determined that filing a petition for Chapter 11 Reorganization for the Diocese of Gallup is the most effective and thoughtful course to take in light of the claims from those who were harmed."

Saints for Today: John the Baptist, Prophet and Martyr (c.30)

Like his protégé Jesus, John fearlessly and fatally courted controversy.

NM Bishops’ Statement on Doña Ana County’s Issuance of Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

This is a significant matter that affects society at large and as such is one that is best decided through the legislative branch of government.

Saints for Today: Rose of Lima, Virgin and Religious (1586-1617)

Rose also played guitar, wrote poems, and created collages to represent her mystical encounters with Christ. She was examined by several members of the Inquisition, who concluded that she was not a heretic.

Saints for Today: Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr (1894-1941)

Maximilian stepped forward, saying: “I am a Catholic priest. I wish to die for that man. I am old; he has a wife and children.”

Saints for Today: Eusebius of Vercelli (283-371)

A native of Sardinia, Italy, Eusebius was born to a family who had suffered persecution for their Christianity.

Popular Stories

“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.

Priest profile: Fr. Peter Short on Life in Remote Argentinean Villages, Meeting the Pope, and Working with Vulnerable Communities

Returning to the United Stated after decades of service in Argentina was difficult, especially after being assigned to a town hit hard by the abuse crisis. But Fr. Peter Short sees his vocation as a pilgrimage, firmly guided by God.

Along the Old Trail: the History of the Catholic Missions of Houck, AZ

Houck, 35 miles west of Gallup on I-40 was named after James D. Houck, a once horse-riding mail carrier before he started a trading post in the vicinity in 1874.