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Friday News Briefs: Summer Fiestas, St. Kateri Feast Day Mass, and More!

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Upcoming Parish Fiestas and Festivals

Blanco, NM – St. Rose of Lima

St. Rose of Lima’s Fiesta is scheduled for Sunday, August 21, 2022, but the fun begins on Thursday, August 18th! Call the parish at 505-632-2014 for more information.

Overgaard, AZ – Our Lady of the Assumption

Our Lady of the Assumption festival will be held August 6th, 2022. Contact Linda Bush at 602-725-0934 for more information.

Show Low – St. Rita

Sunday, July 10 from 11:30am – 5:00pm at 1400 E. Owens St., Show Low AZ. Come enjoy food, live music, dancing, a silent auction and raffles, kids’ activities, and much more! Contact the parish at 928-537-2543 for more information.

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St. Kateri Feast Day Mass

The Office of Native American Ministry in association with the St. Kateri Rosary Walk and Shrine at Sacred Heart Retreat Center announce the Annual Diocesan St. Kateri Tekakwitha Feast Day Mass.

Thursday, July 14,2022 6:30pm MDT
Sacred Heart Cathedral – Gallup, NM
Reception to follow in the Cathedral Family Center

For more information, contact Fr. Dale Jamison, OFM at 505-863-4406 or email [email protected].

Additionally, you are invited to Sacred Heart Retreat Center on July 14 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm to hear about the history and progress on the St. Kateri Rosary Walk and Shrine project.

St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Pray for Us!

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Franciscan Sister Jubilarian

On June 12 more than 150 members of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia and their companions gathered in Our Lady of Angels Chapel in Aston, Pennsylvania, to give witness to the lives and service of the congregation’s 2020, 2021, and 2022 jubilarians. Celebrating 70 and 50 years of religious profession, the 39 jubilarians represent an accumulated 2,450 years of service in 18 states and 38 dioceses, including Ireland, Antigua, and Puerto Rico.

Golden jubilarian (2021) Sister Donna Dangelmaier, OSF, previously ministered in St. Michaels, New Mexico, at St. Michaels School, 1995-2005, where she served as both a teacher and an assistant in the finance office.

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Corpus Christi Procession

On June 19th, Bishop James Wall led a Corpus Christi procession around Sacred Heart Cathedral in Gallup, NM. Enjoy a gallery of pictures from the event!


The Friday news roundup presents a quick overview of Catholic stories and events from around the Diocese of Gallup, United States, and world. Have a news tip or event to promote? Email [email protected], call 505-863-4406 or mail us at PO Box 1338, Gallup NM 87305.

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Suzanne Hammonshttp://dioceseofgallup.org
Suzanne Hammons is the editor of the Voice of the Southwest and the media coordinator for the Diocese of Gallup. A graduate of Benedictine College in Kansas, she joined the Diocesan staff in 2012.

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