CIBOLA CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
  • January 26, 2021
  • Last Update December 10, 2020 6:36 am
  • Grants, New Mexico

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Our Lady of Guadalupe

6:30 am – Mananitas & Mass 8:00 am – Mass 7:00 pm – Mass and Raffle at K of C Hall 7:00 am – Mananitas 7:30 am – Mass

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Mass times for Tuesday & Thursday in San Rafael will be at 4:00 pm until further notice.

Mass times for Tuesday & Thursday in San Rafael will be at 4:00 pm until further notice.

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SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION

While it is the responsibility of the Pastor and the Parish to provide education/formation opportunities for religious education and sacrament preparation, it remains the right, privilege and sacred responsibility of parents to see to the Catholic upbringing of their children. This was solemnly promised at baptism: “You have asked to have your child baptized. In […]

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SACRAMENT REQUIREMENTS

The minimum requirement to be a sponsor for Baptism and Confirmation is to be a Baptized Catholic and have received First Holy Communion and Confirmation. This must be verifiable. Additionally, couples that are living together must be married in the Catholic Church. Likewise, Baptized Catholics that wish to marry in the Catholic Church are to […]

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BAPTISM AND CONFIRMATION SPONSORS

Some have been permitted to serve as sponsors that were not qualified. Unfortunately, many people simply lie to us about their qualifications. There is nothing we can do about this. When non-qualified persons serve as sponsor because they were not truthful to the priest or deacon, then there is public scandal and an injustice is […]

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Sponsors / Godparents

The minimum requirement to be a sponsor for Baptism and Confirmation is to be a Baptized Catholic and have received First Holy Communion and Confirmation. This must be verifiable. Additionally, couples that are living together must be married in the Catholic Church. Likewise, Baptized Catholics that wish to marry in the Catholic Church are to […]

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Mass Schedule

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A Welcome from our Pastor, The Very Reverend Alberto Avella Martinez

A Welcome from our local Pastor, The Very Reverend Alberto Avella Martinez Welcome to the Catholic Community of the western portion of Cibola County in the Diocese of Gallup. We are the four Parishes of St. Teresa of Avila in Grants, St. Vivian in Milan, San Rafael in the Village of San Rafael and San […]

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The Most Reverend James S. Wall

Bishop James S. Wall was born in Ganado, Arizona in 1964 to parents James A. Wall and Joan Wall. Along with his parents and five siblings, he continued to live in Arizona for his young adult life, attending public school in Chandler, AZ, and continuing to college at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ, where […]

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St. Vivian’s Church

As the small village of Milan began to grow west of Grants, priests in Grants began to recognize the need for a church there to serve the Catholic population. In the early 1960’s, land was donated to the Diocese for a church by then Mayor Salvador Milan. However, the small congregation was not able to […]

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