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"When You Give a Kid a Catholic Education, You Give Him a Good Life"

February 28, 2021

Most Holy Trinity Catholic School 7th grader Brandon Salazar won 1st place in a Catholic Schools Week essay contest entitled, "If You Give a Kid a Catholic Education”.

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Judge Philip Martinez: Great Legal Mind, Civic Leader, and Devout Catholic Dies at 63

February 27, 2021

The Diocese of El Paso and the larger community are mourning the sudden loss of Judge Philip Martinez on Friday, February 26. Judge Martinez was an active parishioner at Queen of Peace Parish and St. Patrick Cathedral, and helped bring the ACTS movement to our diocese.

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Casa Guadalupe Retreat House Gets Creative

February 26, 2021

Bid on mini masterpieces created by Bishop Mark and beloved priests from the Diocese of El Paso during a special online auction from March 12 through March 14 and help bring the Casa Guadalupe Plaza and Prayer Garden to life.

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A Diocesan Treasure in the Segundo Barrio

February 26, 2021

El Paso County and Preservation Texas have partnered with KTSM 9 News and Anchor Natassia Paloma to produce ten monthly primetime segments on the rich architectural heritage of El Paso.The first episode aired on February 25 and focused on Sacred Heart Church in the Segundo Barrio.

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Life Events Impact Your Legacy Decisions

February 22, 2021

Creating a bequest in your will for the Catholic Foundation is a powerful statement in your legacy, and costs you nothing today. We also offer free Advance Healthcare Directive and Durable Financial Power of Attorney tools.

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Ready or Not, It's Time for Lent

February 15, 2021

Ash Wednesday is this February 17 and it will look a little different, with COVID-19 precautions featuring the sprinkling of ashes on the top of the head, a practice that is common in Europe.

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Lots to Love About Supporting Future Priests

February 13, 2021

Your donations to the Seminarian Education Endowment Fund are making great things possible for men studying to become priests, canon lawyers, and the future leadership for the Diocese of El Paso.

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The Sacred Heart Statue is Coming Home!

February 11, 2021

There was an outpouring of grief when the St. Patrick Cathedral Sacred Heart statue was vandalized last September. Shock and sadness brought together donors from all over the country who felt compelled to pray and to give. Today, the statue is restored and making its way back to St. Patrick Cathedral.

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You Could be Selected to Attend the United Nations Forum on Religious Tolerance

February 10, 2021

Catholic Extension has joined the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) to engage global youth in raising awareness of religious freedom and cultivating inter-religious respect with a campaign called #forSafeWorship and they are looking for video submissions from our diocese! Deadline to submit is Friday, February 19.

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Kaylee Castillo, Discovering the Needs of Others

February 03, 2021

We're celebrating Catholic Schools Week and Kaylee, a 6th grader at St. Raphael Catholic School who created Bear-a-thon, sent 1,000 letters to police officers to offer encouragement, and has been invited to give motivational speeches at the Ysleta Independent School District.

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