Sunday, January 17, 2021

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St. Rita’s Church in Show Low: Celebrating 50 Years of History

From a gathering in a lodge to a thriving parish.

Fr. Cormac’s Navajo Legacy

By Martin Link Ever since Fr. Cormac Antram, OFM, came to Navajo Country in 1954, shortly after he was ordained, he has exhibited a passion to learn as much about the Navajo people, their culture, language and history as he...

Diocesan Archivist designated

Cathy McCarthy, of St. John Vianney Parish, has been designated by Bishop James Wall to assist the chancellor.

NM Conference of Bishops Release Statement on Marriage

We, the Catholic bishops of New Mexico, wish, in these circumstances, to reiterate our belief in the definition of marriage as a life-long bond between one man and one woman.

Meet our new Pope, Francis I

"Thank you for your welcome. Pray for me."

Gallup Catholic School: Open House; Student wins award

Ruthie Mulvaney, 10, of Gallup has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President's Volunteer Service Award.

Obituaries for Fr. Flann O’Neil, Deacon Robert Racicot, and Sr. Joselda Smolen

Fr. Flann O'Neil, OFM  (1924 - 2013) Michael Dwyer O'Neil was born the son of Michael Augustine O'Neil and Rose Gertrude (Dwyer) on September 17, 1924 in Springfield, Ohio, where he grew up. Flann made his first profession of vows...

Hundreds Gather for Pro-Life Rally in Santa Fe

SANTA FE – On January 16, hundreds of people from around New Mexico gathered for the 6th annual Sanctity of Life Awareness and Unity Day. The day of pro-life activism was sponsored by Project Defending Life, a New Mexico-based...

Fr. Dale Jamison, OFM, installed as pastor of St. Mary Mission

On December 9, 2012, Fr. Dale Jamison, OFM, was formally installed as the pastor of St. Mary Mission in Tohatchi, NM.

Diocese Gains Four New Priests from India

Despite having recently made a journey of over 8000 miles from India, Fr. Raja Yeruva, Fr. Joseph Puli, Fr. Bala Narisetty, and Fr. William Polanki all conduct themselves in a manner that is both cheerful and warm.

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A “Wonderful, Beautiful Experience”: Daughters of Charity Reflect on Years of Service

Called away to other assignments, the Sisters reflect on their time in the diocese, and the people they served here.

“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.

Bishop Wall Shares Prayer Intentions for 2021

The intentions specially selected by Bishop Wall for each month of the year are intended to give Catholics in the Diocese of Gallup a specific focus for prayer and consideration.

Moral Considerations Regarding the New Covid-19 Vaccines

While having ourselves and our families immunized against COVID-19 with the new vaccines is morally permissible and can be an act of self-love and of charity toward others, we must not allow the gravely immoral nature of abortion to be obscured.

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".