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U.S. Bishops Affirm Power of Prayer for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Following Pilgrimage to Holy Land

September 22, 2014


WASHINGTON—U.S. bishops affirmed that prayer is powerful, peace is possible and that support for a two-state solution is an essential dimension of pursuing Israeli-Palestinian peace in a September 22 communique, following a Prayer Pilgrimage for Peace in the Holy Land. Eighteen U.S. bishops made the September 11-18 journey to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. MORE...

Statement on Women's Health Center in Las Cruces

September 10, 2014


It was reported recently that a Women's Health Center was coming to our city and it would be offering abortions to its clients. This news is of great concern to the Church community. The Catholic Church recognizes, respects, and protects human life from the moment of conception until natural death. READ FULL STATEMENT



Declaración sobre el Centro de Salud para Mujeres en Las Cruces

10 de septiembre del 2014


Se reportó recientemente que un centro de salud para mujeres vendrá a nuestra ciudad y le suministrará abortos a sus clientes. Esta noticia le causa gran inquietud a la comunidad de la Iglesia. La Iglesia Católica reconoce, respeta y protege la vida humana desde el momento de la concepción hasta la muerte natural. LEER LA DECLARACION COMPLETA

September 23, 2014

Diocese of Las Cruces current job openings


General Ledger Accountant

Receptionist/Safe Environment Clerk

Custodian/Maintenance Assistant

September 29, 2014

This week we pray for the people of the parish of St. Francis Newman in Silver City. May they, like their patron, be protectors of animals and the environment. May they also, in the spirit of Newman Centers, encourage and support the faith and formation of the Catholic college students in their  community.

June 26, 2014

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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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