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2021 Ordination to the Priesthood

June 04, 2021

The Most Rev. Mark Joseph Seitz, D.D., Bishop of El Paso, will ordain Wilbert Colas to the Priesthood on Friday, June 4, 2021 at 6:30pm at St. Patrick Cathedral in downtown El Paso.

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Cinco Nuevos Diáconos

June 03, 2021

José William Arévelo Narváez, Astry Déraly, César García-Ortega, Edroud Jean y Sergio Legarreta Carrasco se acercaron un paso más a su ordenación sacerdotal del 2022 al ser ordenados diáconos transitorios

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Five New Deacons

June 03, 2021

José William Arévelo Narváez, Astry Déraly, César García-Ortega, Edroud Jean, and Sergio Legarreta Carrasco, moved one step closer to their 2022 priestly ordination when they were ordained transitional deacons.

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El Paso Street Sign Blessed, Honors Beloved Queen of Peace Parishioner

May 26, 2021

El Paso street signs tell great stories. Hawkins was named for the Hawkins Family, owners of Hawkins Dairy, Morehead after the pioneer banker who established State National Bank in 1881, and Ange, angel in French, the wife of Dr. J.A. McKinney, a prominent citizen of the 1880's. One of the newest streets in our community is Elsa Maldonado Lane. Her story is inspiring.

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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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