Sunday, September 20, 2020

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New parish hall a long-awaited dream for parishioners at St. Francis Church in Gallup

The formal opening of San Damiano hall was the culmination of years of work by the parish community.

Statement regarding list of credibly accused clergy of the Franciscan Province of St. Barbara

GALLUP (June 17, 2019) – On May 31, 2019, the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara released a list of clergy and friars who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors.  The report indicated that...

Friday News Briefs: New Las Cruces Bishop; Credibly Accused Priest Dies; Aid for Sri Lanka

Baldacchino named Bishop of Las Cruces; Fr. Diego Mazon, OFM; Scams on the Rise; ACC Updates; Knights Pledge Aid for Sri Lanka

Franciscans Hold Reservation Listening Sessions to Address Vocations, Funding Shortage

"These sessions are prompted by the fact that we know that we cannot continue to be doing things on the Reservation the way that we have been doing them."

Friday News Briefs: Cure of Ars Relic Will Come to Gallup; New Priest Assignments; Obits and Jubilees

The tour of the major relic of St. John Vianney's incorruptible heart will make two stops in Gallup.

A Positive Challenge for Gallup’s Diocese: Building a Seminarian Endowment

"We’re going to try to build an endowment and the monies raised will go towards our mission diocese investment fund for seminarians."

Bishop to priests, faithful: “It all comes back to the cross”

"We should leave everything behind and follow Christ".

Meet the Diocese’s New Safe Environment Coordinator

Leslie Farrell brings a background in psychology and personal experience with teaching and leading youth to the position.

Friday News Roundup: McCarrick Dismissed from Clerical State; AZ Legislative Updates, and more

Follow coverage of the abuse summit in Rome and listen to 2 radio interviews with Bishop Wall.

NM Knights of Columbus Hold First Statewide “Gathering of Families”

It was a weekend “designed to be relaxing and give every member of the family time for spiritual, human, intellectual, and pastoral growth.”

Latest News

How diocesan schools are adapting to Covid-19 as a new academic year begins

Whether in-person or virtually, teachers and staff remain committed to providing the best-possible education to their students.
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The Biblical Case for the Papacy | Sunday Homily

Bishop Wall examines the Gospel of Matthew, Chapter 16, in which Jesus designates Peter as the first Pope.

Catholics pray for Navajo man scheduled for federal execution

The idea of the prayer vigil, Bishop Wall said, is to pray for Mitchell's conversion, for healing for the victims' family, and for conversion of the hearts of the executioners.

Obituary for Fr. Arley Downie (1931-2020)

Fr. Downie served in the military and raised a family with his wife, Valda. After she died, he answered the call to serve the people of the Diocese of Gallup as a priest.
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Sunday Homily: “God Always Hears Our Prayers”

God is always listening to us, even if He does not answer our prayers in exactly the way we wanted.