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Project Oak Tree

Project Oak Tree is addressing the humanitarian crisis of women and children from Central America crossing the US-Mexico border. Due to overwhelming response and support, Project Oak Tree volunteers are not needed at this time. Announcements will be posted if and when volunteers are once again needed.


"Is anything too marvelous for the Lord to do?" -Genesis 18:14

July 1, 2014

This week we pray for the following priests and parishes who have been given new assignments:


Rev. Enrique Lopez-Escalera, Pastor of Santa Teresa de Avila, a newly established Parish in Santa Teresa, NM.

Rev. Juan Carlos Ramirez, Pastor of Saint Eleanor Parish in Ruidoso and its Missions: St. Jude in San Patricio, St. Joseph Apache Mission in Mescalero, Sacred Heart in Fr. Stanton, San Ysidro in Glencoe, San Patricio in San Patricio and St. Joseph in Picacho, NM.

Rev. Ricardo Bauza, Pastor of Saint Helena Parish in Hobbs, NM.

Rev. Rogelio Martinez, Pastor of Saint Genevieve Parish in Las Cruces, NM.

Rev. Manuel Ibarra, Pastor of Saint Ann Parish in Deming, NM.

Rev. Redentor Molina, Parochial Administrator of Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish in Lovington and its Mission Our Lady of the Rosary in Tatum, NM

Rev. Guillermo Rivera, OP, Parochial Administrator of San Jose Parish in La Mesa and its Mission San Pedro in Vado, NM.

Rev. Alejandro Reyes, Parochial Administrator of Our Lord of Mercy Parish in Hatch and its Mission Our Lady of All Nations in Rincon, NM.

Rev. Kevin McDonald, Parochial Administrator of Saint Cecilia Parish in Jal and its Mission Saint Clare in Eunice, NM.

June 26, 2014

Roman Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces


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Diocese of Las Cruces Coat of Arms

June 5, 2014

Letter to U.S. Bishops and Statement on Immigration Reform


Most Reverend Joseph E. Kurtz

Archbishop of Louisville, Kentucky

President, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops


I write today to seek your prayerful support in the coming week for two issues of urgent concern to our Church: peace in the Holy Land and immigration reform. MORE...


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