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West Texas Saints and Angels

May 14, 2021

There have been many angels through the years who have supported West Texas parishes through their generosity and service, some of whom are no longer with us. As we celebrate twenty years of the Catholic Foundation, we remember and give thanks.

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We Want to Honor You!

May 12, 2021

The Catholic Foundation is celebrating 20 years of prayer, service, and giving. It’s time to celebrate! You’ve played a crucial role in the enduring history of the Catholic Foundation and we encourage you to participate in the storytelling and celebrations this year. We invite you to give a "Gift of 20" to your favorite endowed fund. You can leave a lasting legacy with a gift to your parish, school, ministry or charity fund, and create something special that will last forever.

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Creating Future Leaders for Our Faith Community

May 11, 2021

For aspiring priests who have begun the journey towards serving the Church, their long process is only made possible by the prayer and support of the people of the Diocese of El Paso.

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Mary, Our Mother

May 10, 2021

Continue the work of Evangelization wherever you are, inspired by the “Yes” of Mary, our Mother.

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Our Best and Brightest is Heading to Notre Dame

May 07, 2021

The Catholic Foundation congratulates Catholic Legacy Fund Assistant, Alyssa Salazar, on being selected as a recipient of Catholic Extension’s Young Adult Leadership Initiative (YALI) scholarship. Alyssa was accepted to the University of Notre Dame Graduate School and begins her studies this summer.

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Father Trini Fuentez, a Faithful Priest, Dies at 69

May 04, 2021

Fr. Trinidad Fuentez, Rector of St. Patrick Cathedral in downtown El Paso, passed away on May 4, 2021 at the age of 69. He had a great love for our Blessed Mother and was a dedicated priest. Fr. Trini was born in Pecos, Texas, on January 10, 1952 to Daniel and Joaquina Fuentez. He was one of 15 children.

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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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