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September 22, 2019 Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

DIOCESE OF GALLUP ANNUAL PRIEST RETREAT Father Matthew Keller and Father Mitchell Brown will be on retreat the week of September 24-27. Please keep them and the other priests in the diocese in your prayers. Due to the retreat we will celebrate Mass at 6:30 and 8:00 a.m. on Monday ONLY.  We will not have [...]

By | 2019-09-18T11:02:11+00:00 September 18th, 2019|From the Rector, Sacred Heart Cathedral|0 Comments

Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Cathechetical Sunday Why do we celebrate Catechetical Sunday? In 1935, the Vatican published “On the Better Care and Promotion of Catechetical Education”, a document that asks every country to acknowledge the importance of the Church’s teaching ministry and to honor those who serve the Christian community as catechists. For the first few years after Catechetical [...]

By | 2019-09-11T11:24:43+00:00 September 11th, 2019|From the Rector, Sacred Heart Cathedral|0 Comments

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Since the Cathedral’s religious education program begins anew this week, I thought it would be fitting to recall the importance of religious education in the home. This of course must always be founded in and return to prayer, especially as a family. With that in mind, here is what St. John Paul II said about [...]

By | 2019-09-06T13:53:41+00:00 September 6th, 2019|From the Rector, Sacred Heart Cathedral|0 Comments

September 1, 2019, Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

SAINTS MONICA AND AUGUSTINE This last week we celebrated the memorials of St. Monica and of her son, St. Augustine. It is clear, even from Augustine’s own writings, that he would not have been a saint had his mother not been one: had she not spent nearly two decades in prayer and tears for her [...]

By | 2019-08-28T14:20:54+00:00 August 28th, 2019|From the Rector, Sacred Heart Cathedral|0 Comments

August 25, 2019, Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

Restoring the order of the reception of the Sacraments By now I hope you all have read the Bishop’s letter concerning the restoration of the order of the receiving the sacraments of initiation, Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Communion. In his letter the Bishop wrote, “The practice of postponing the reception of Confirmation until the teenage [...]

By | 2019-08-23T16:22:23+00:00 August 23rd, 2019|From the Rector, Sacred Heart Cathedral, Uncategorized|0 Comments

August 18, 2019, Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

On Thursday of this week we celebrate the Coronation of Mary, and thus Her Queenship. This of course is the final mystery of the Most Holy Rosary: that Mary is crowned Queen of Heaven and Earth by Her Son, Jesus Christ, the Sovereign King of the Universe. It would be fitting then, not only to [...]

By | 2019-08-14T14:04:35+00:00 August 14th, 2019|From the Rector, Sacred Heart Cathedral|0 Comments

August 11, 2019 Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Diocese of Gallup was recently highlighted in an article by the Catholic News Agency in which the announcement was made about the St. Kateri Rosary Walk Shrine.  The Groundbreaking will take place this Sunday Aug 11, at 1 pm at the Sacred Heart Retreat Center South of Gallup. Article written by Matt Hadro-Minneapolis, Minn., [...]

By | 2019-08-07T12:45:12+00:00 August 7th, 2019|From the Rector, Sacred Heart Cathedral|0 Comments

August 4, 2019, Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Fittingly, this Sunday will be the conclusion for the annual Young Men’s Discernment retreat. It is fitting, because, even though it falls on a Sunday this year, 4 August is the liturgical memorial of St. John Marie Vianney, the patron saint of priests. It is a good reminder that we ought often to pray for [...]

By | 2019-08-06T09:04:44+00:00 August 6th, 2019|From the Rector, Sacred Heart Cathedral|0 Comments

July 28, 2019, Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

NEW BISHOP The Diocese of Gallup would like to congratulate the new Bishop of Las Cruces, Bishop Peter Baldacchino. Bishop Baldacchino was born in Silema, Malta. The Archdiocese of Malta is an apostolic see, meaning that it was established by one of the apostles.  He attended local Catholic schools for his elementary and secondary education.  [...]

By | 2019-07-31T12:08:23+00:00 July 31st, 2019|From the Rector, Sacred Heart Cathedral|0 Comments

August 4, 2019, Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Fittingly, this Sunday will be the conclusion for the annual Young Men’s Discernment retreat. It is fitting, because, even though it falls on a Sunday this year, 4 August is the liturgical memorial of St. John Marie Vianney, the patron saint of priests. It is a good reminder that we ought often to pray for [...]

By | 2019-07-31T12:03:28+00:00 July 31st, 2019|From the Rector, Sacred Heart Cathedral|0 Comments