San Judas Tadeo Parish

Endowment Fund

San Judas Tadeo Parish arose from a need for a new church to serve the Catholic community west of Downtown El Paso after the San José de Cristo Rey Parish in Smeltertown was closed down in 1973.

6
Donors
$2,404
Current Value
$100,000
Goal

This fund helps support the life and programs of the parish.

About this Fund

At first, Mass was celebrated in a dance hall behind a small cantina at the corner of Doniphan and Pacific Drive. Land was purchased at 4006 Hidden Way in 1978 and over time a multipurpose center, church and chapel were built. The Saint Jude Mission was elevated to parish status in 1982.

Upcoming Events

September 19, 2019

13th Annual Foundation of Faith Dinner: When We Sing, We Pray Twice

This year our guest is Catholic award-winning singer and songwriter, Matt Maher. The Foundation of Faith Dinner aims to bring the community together to celebrate faith, experience the wisdom and grace of renowned national and international speakers, and disseminate the Stewardship message of, “Pray, Serve, Give.”

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Why Give to Endowment?

Endowment funds provide a vehicle through which individuals make outright or planned gifts that will have an everlasting impact on the parish/school. In time the income generated by the gift will far exceed the original donation.

As a result, endowed funds provide a perpetual, supplemental source of income for such things as the enhancement of programs and ministries, facilities maintenance, scholarships and seminary assistance, priest retirement, etc. Learn more about endowment funds.

Other Ways to Give

In addition to online donations, there are a variety of ways you can donate to support this fund.

By Phone or Mail

To donate by phone, please call:
(915) 872-8412
(Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT)

To mail your donation:
Download our Donation Form PDF

Monthly Giving

Monthly giving can be a powerful way to provide sustainable, long-term support for our Catholic community. As little as $20 (66 cents a day) can make a difference for the people and parishes that are helped by the ministries and charities of the Diocese of El Paso.

Setup a Monthly Donation

Legacy & Planned Giving

Make a planned gift through a charitable gift annuity, charitable remainder trust, life insurance policy, retirement plan, or other planned giving instrument.

Learn more about planned giving

Establish a Named Fund

Donors may create a Named Fund with a gift or pledge of $10,000 or more over a five-year period benefiting the endowment fund of their choice. If you are interesting in establishing a Named Fund in honor of an endowment fund, please contact us online or call (915) 872-8412.

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