Friday, September 25, 2020

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World Youth Day a “Once in a lifetime experience” for Farmington Youth

"I wanted them to get a sense of the universal church, all these young people gathered together, to pray together and to worship together."

Putting faith into action: For St. Anthony Students, Selfless Service is a Constant Commitment

From care packages to serving meals to visits to the elderly, the students' commitment to Catholic service is a year-round effort.

A Look Back at the Life of Deacon Michael Sullivan, 1942-2019

"If there's one thing I could always say about Deacon Mike, it's this: he was always willing to help."

Five Sisters Honored at Annual Religious Jubilee Mass

The five Sisters celebrate nearly 300 years of combined service and dedication to the Church.

In an often-demoralizing world, youth at Catholic gathering are told, “God loves you and needs you. The Church needs you.”

"You do matter, you are important, you are valuable, let your voices be heard, let your gifts be used."

How the Good Shepherd Fund benefits retired priests: An interview with Fr. Alberto Avella, Immigrant and priest for 38 years

A first unofficial assignment for Fr. Avella was to learn 20 new words in English every day. Now, he serves seven parishes and missions in the Diocese of Gallup.

How the Good Shepherd Fund benefits retired priests: An interview with Fr. James Walker, Teacher and priest for 19 years

"The reality is, we are still a poor diocese. To take care of our elderly priests, we just don’t have the resources."

How the Good Shepherd Fund Benefits Retired Priests: Meet Fr. Hugh O’Neill, Army and Navy Veteran, Priest for 41 Years

Fr. Hugh left behind a lucrative job to serve as a priest in the poorest Diocese in the United States, and he doesn't regret a second of it.

Open to a “Broader Definition of Family”: How a Diagnosis of Infertility Changed One Catholic Couple’s Life

John and Jeanette Suter may not be able to have biological children, but the Church's teaching on marriage and family still gives them comfort and guidance.

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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.’

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.