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Archbishop John Wester. the Archbishop of Santa Fe, joined us for the Eucharist and dinner on the feast of St. Norbert on June 6 Our Norbertine Brother Deacon James Owens, O. Praem. gave the annual retreat for the deacons of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe and their wives...

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AACC Scholarships

Father Gene Gries, O. Praem. celebrated Mass and awarded the Archdiocese of Santa Fe African American Catholic Community scholarships to seven Catholic school students on August 25, 2019. This year was the 10th anniversary of this scholarship program that has helped...

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Liturgical Year 2023

Liturgical Year 2023

Although the Liturgical Year begins with Advent, January 10, 2023 marks the first day in Ordinary Time, This means that the Church moves into Year A; Sunday readings will now come from the Gospel of Matthew. The Church rotates between Matthew in Year A, Gospel of Mark...

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Fourteenth Station: The Wise Men Come from the East

Fourteenth Station: The Wise Men Come from the East

The infancy narrative in Matthew's gospel has a different tone from that of the Gospel of Luke; it has many Jewish overtones to it. The visit from the wise men is a good reminder that Jesus came to save all people. In Luke's gospel we read about the humble shepherds...

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Thirteenth Station: The Blessing of Simeon

Thirteenth Station: The Blessing of Simeon

Although not included in this station, Anna also proclaimed the greatness of Jesus as the messiah. Both proclamations come from people recognizing the messiah in an infant. We are reminded the Jesus will come to us in many forms, and we are called to recognize him and...

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Twelfth Station: Presentation at the Temple

Twelfth Station: Presentation at the Temple

We continue with the infancy narrative from Luke’s gospel. The event described here was a legal requirement of Jewish law. The author combines two requirements, the purification ceremony after childbirth and the concentration of the first-born to the Lord.

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Eleventh Station: The Shepherds Share the Good News

Eleventh Station: The Shepherds Share the Good News

Earlier in this gospel account, the shepherds and said to be terrified at the appearance of the angels. It is now clear that the good news of the birth of the messiah has alleviated those fears as they go to be the first to pay homage to the newborn messiah.

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