Friday, September 25, 2020

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Called to “Radical Self-Giving”: How One Family Lives Out the Church’s Teaching on Family

"This lifestyle fulfills that essential Christian mission of being radically generous with our lives."

For the Woman Believed to To Be First to Formally Speak Navajo at a Papal Mass: “This is What I Believe. I am Catholic.”

"It’s our Creator who you need to get to know through the Church. We believe in the Creator and we pray, but we know that eventually, after death, we turn back to spiritual beings."

An Oasis in a Food Desert: Parish Youth Collect Thousands of Food Pounds for Holiday Season

Each year, Confirmation classes from three Gallup parishes go door-to-door, collecting food for the Gallup Community Pantry. These efforts allow the pantry to serve families in emergency situations.

Priest Profile: African Roots Prepare Frs. Patrick McGuire and Francis Akano for Life Among the Pueblos

The two priests make a good team. In a place so like home, and yet so far from family, their common interests and history of service are a source of strength and familiarity.

Retiring Priest Leaves Thriving Parish, New Family Center as His Legacy

Now, as he retires, Fr. Walker leaves a thriving parish behind
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Lent: A Season for Returning to Our Spiritual Roots

Are you ready for 6 weeks of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving?

The life of a hospital chaplain: bringing God’s light to the suffering, sick, and dying

For Fr. Pio O'Connor, the hospital, the nursing home, and the sick room are his parish, their ailing residents his sheep.

Catholic Scouting Aims to Foster Spiritual, Mental, and Physical Virtue

"We want to relate what we do in our faith to what we do with scouting."
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The Legacy of American Martyr Fr. Stanley Rother

Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City joins Bishop Wall to talk about the life of Fr. Stanley Rother, the first U.S.-born martyr whose cause for beatification is before the Vatican.
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CC007: Serving the poorest of the poor: the story of the Southwest Indian Foundation

For 50 years SWIF has funded well drilling, stove and heating installation, support for Native American arts and craftsmen, and scholarships for Catholic schools.

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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.