Sunday, December 8, 2019

Stories

From the Bishop: Revised Order of Sacraments to Begin in Fall 2019

"I consider it crucial that our youth receive the strength of the sacrament of Confirmation as soon as possible to assist them in their lives."

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.

Your Guide to Summer Fiestas, Camps and Events Around the Diocese

If you're in the mood for food, fun, and family-friendly activities that give back to your local parish, look no further than our list of upcoming parish fiestas and summer Bible camps! Farmington/San Juan area June 8 Ice Cream Social: 1:00pm –...

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

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.

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 Wall Tells New, Old Catholics: “The Good News of the Resurrection is Meant to Be Lived”

"The resurrection is the stamp that validates everything that Jesus did and said."

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

"We should leave everything behind and follow Christ".

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INTO THE MYSTERY: Sacred Time

An in-depth examination of the theological concept of time.

Remembering Sister Patricia Bietsch

As an educator, Sr. Pat was passionate about ensuring every student being given the opportunity to learn. She pioneered religion classes for the handicapped students at St. Mary Mission in New Mexico.

Forging Friendships with America’s Forgotten and Overlooked Communities

For the elderly, single parents, or rural isolated, surviving and creating human connections can be an everyday struggle. So for the last 20 years, the volunteers of the St. Vincent de Paul Society in Tuba City AZ have been working to build a network of support throughout their community.

Everyday Heroes: Father, daughter make cross-country pilgrimage for life 

"For John Moore, each step is a prayer. And when you're walking the 2,800 miles from San Francisco to Washington, that's a lot of prayer."
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An Insider Breakdown of the Fall 2019 U.S. Bishops’ Meeting

Bishop Wall takes a look at all the important things happening at the annual November meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore.