August: Month of the Immaculate Heart

ST. JOSEPH and HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC PARISHES are a welcoming Catholic community, alive in Christ, living out His message in love and service to everyone.

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                                                                                                Brothers and Sisters; A little while back, Deacon Matt spoke in his homily about the upcoming total solar eclipse that will be happening on August 21st ! Well, as kind of a surprise fact to me, I discovered that the Saint that I wish to write about today is the patron saint of Astronomers. Saint Dominic had his Feast Day on August 8th. It is strange that the founder of an Order can sometimes be a little unknown among the Faithful. [Fortunately, St. Francis of Assisi never suffered that problem.] Both Dominic and Francis lived about the same time in history. St. Dominic was the Founder of the Order of Preachers (OP) – still don’t know who he was? Well, the Order of Preachers is more known today by their name of Dominicans. They are known for their white cassocks. Dominicans are also known for being very well educated. Do not be surprised to find out that your favorite Dominican priest has earned a Ph.D. Dominicans work hard to preach the Word of God to us. They work very hard to understand what they preach. Thomas Aquinas is the most famous Dominican. If you know a Dominican, pray for them!                                                                               Fr. David Tate                                                                                  Parish Administrator                     

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Our Parish theme:

"I am the vine, you are the branches....

  for without me you can do nothing."                         

                                                              (John 15:5)


The Most Rev. Bishop James S. Wall, Bishop of Gallup, NM, recently celebrated St. Joseph Church's 70th Anniversary and the 30th Anniversary of Holy Trinity Church. For photos of our Anniversary celebration and other   recent parish activities, click here: Parish Life-- Photo Gallery. 



Recent News from the Vatican:

Two Killed in Finland stabbing

A suspected assailant has been shot in the leg and detained after a stabbing incident in Turku, south-west Finland.Two of the victims died, and six were injured in the attack.

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Pope Francis sends condolences for ‘cruel’ Barcelona terror attack

Pope Francis on Friday sent a telegram expressing his condolences for the victims of the terrorist attack on Barcelona, calling it is “a grave offense against the Creator”

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Spanish bishops condemn ‘deplorable terrorist attack’ in Barcelona

The Catholic bishops of Spain have condemned the terrorist attack in Barcelona’s city center, which killed at least 13 people and injured more than a hundred others on Thursday

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Mass Schedule


8:50 am at Holy Trinity  Church         11:10 am at St. Joseph Church           5:15 pm Vigil Mass (Saturday) at St. Joseph Church


6:00 pm at St. Joseph Church every Tuesday
7:00 am at St. Joseph Church from Wednesday to Friday
6:00 pm at Holy Trinity Church every Thursday 

First Thursdays:

9:30 am at Good Samaritan Society of Aztec, NM (500 Care Ln, Aztec, NM)

First Fridays:

7:00 am at St. Joseph Church

First Saturdays:

8:00 am at St. Joseph Church


  • 1:00 pm to 2:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church every Saturday
  • 3:15 pm to 5:00 pm at St. Joseph Church every Saturday
  • 7:45 am to 8:45 am at Holy Trinity Church every Sunday
  • Every First Friday after the 7:00 am Mass at St. Joseph Church 

Eucharistic Adoration

First Thursdays at Holy Trinity Church
5:00 pm to 6:00 p.m.
First Fridays at St. Joseph Church:
7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Spanish Rosary

Every Wednesday at St. Joseph Church
12 noon
Every 13th of the month at St. Joseph Church, 12 noon
(After the 11 a.m. Sunday Mass if the 13th of the month is a Sunday)

Parish Administrator: 


Deacon: Rev. Mr. Matthew Lamoreux

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