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2021 Catholic Ministry Appeal Kick-Off: Making Progress!

April 16, 2021

Pastors and volunteer lay leaders attended a virtual 2021 kick-off on March 31. Established in 1983, Progress, the Catholic Ministry Appeal, provides funding for the 15 ministries in the 10 counties of the Diocese of El Paso. The kick-off celebration assists Progress leaders with the resources needed to launch the annual event.

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The Catholic Foundation Celebrates Renewal and Invites You to Sing Alleluia through Evangelization

April 14, 2021

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations launched the #forSafeWorship campaign to safeguard religious sites around the world, regardless of their faith, culture and history, in order to increase acceptance and respect among human beings and build bridges of mutual understanding and cooperation. We invite you to share your story.

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Five Men to be Ordained!

April 13, 2021

Bishop Mark Seitz will ordain five men to the Sacred Order of the Diaconate on Friday, April 16 at 6:30pm at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini. The Diocese of El Paso will be livestreaming the Ordination Mass on the diocesan Facebook page.

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Sacred Heart of Jesus Unveiled

April 11, 2021

The restored Sacred Heart of Jesus statue was unveiled during the recording of the Divine Mercy Mass at St. Patrick Cathedral on April 8, 2021. Parishioners were visibly moved and Bishop Mark received rousing applause.

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Welcome Home, Sacred Heart of Jesus!

April 07, 2021

Welcome Home, Sacred Heart of Jesus! Join Bishop Mark Seitz for the official unveiling at the Divine Mercy Mass on April 11, 2021 at 11:00am on KVIA.

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One-Year Mark for Catholic Virtual Masses

March 26, 2021

On March 21, 2020, the Diocese of El Paso announced it would innovate in order to continue serving the community during the COVID-19 crisis. KVIA initiated a partnership with the Diocese and offered to broadcast Mass every Sunday at 11am to give the opportunity to Catholics across the Borderland to continue to celebrate Mass.

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You Did This!

March 22, 2021

The Casa Guadalupe Retreat House raised $8,100 during an online auction from March 12-14 for the plaza and prayer garden through the sale of figurines, hand painted by our bishop and local priests, Talavera tiles, and donations. Now it's time for you to visit!

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Filipinos in the Diocese of El Paso Celebrate!

March 19, 2021

A yearlong commemoration of Christianity’s 500th anniversary in the Philippines will be officially inaugurated on Easter Sunday, April 4. Bishop Mark Seitz will celebrate Mass to pay tribute to the momentous occasion on Saturday March 20, 2021 at St. Patrick Cathedral at 10:00am.

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Progress Ministry Spotlight: Restorative Justice

March 12, 2021

In recognition of their unique contributions during Women’s History Month, we are recognizing one of the Diocese’s volunteer leaders working with the Peace and Justice Ministry supported by the Progress: Catholic Ministry Appeal 2021.

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God in the Midst of the Texas Winter Storm

March 10, 2021

Transitional Deacon Alfonso Coronado suffered the Texas Winter Storm at St. Mary’s Seminary in Houston and says his experience brought him closer to God and others.

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