December 16, 2018 Third Sunday of Advent,
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December 16, 2018 Third Sunday of Advent,

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, When I became the Bishop of the Diocese of Gallup, I committed to ensuring that the children in this Diocese and in the Parishes, Missions or Schools that operate within the Diocese were protected. The Diocese published names of those working within the Diocese against whom there were credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. We have now officially undertaken the task of publishing names of priests and church workers who have served in our diocese, but who have had credible allegations of abuse made against them during their assignments outside of the Diocese of Gallup. These names will be posted below the list of church workers who have been credibly accused of abuse from their time serving within the Diocese of Gallup. I have sent letters to each Parish, Mission or School within the territory of the Diocese of Gallup including those where each of the priests or others served, advising them that we have now extended the parameters of our credibly accused list. The publication of these additional names does not mean that our vigilance and continued investigation ends here. The investigations remain ongoing. Although the new listed Church workers have not been accused of abuse of a minor while they served within our Diocese. If anyone is aware of an incident of abuse, we urge them to contact the proper law enforcement authorities. We also welcome you to contact the Victims Assistance Coordinator at 505-906-7357. I wish to also thank the survivors of abuse for their bravery and dedication to driving reform in the Church. I cannot undo the violation of your trust and innocence, but your voices have been instrumental as we continue to work to root out abuse. I again reaffirm my commitment to protect our children and to continue to assist those who have been harmed. Sincerely yours in Christ+   Bishop James S. Wall Credibly Accused List...

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Sunday School, Third Sunday of Advent, Cycle C
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Sunday School, Third Sunday of Advent, Cycle C

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Sunday School, Second Sunday of Advent, Cycle C
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December 2, 2018, First Sunday of Advent
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December 2, 2018, First Sunday of Advent

Dear Friends in Christ, Soon our parishes will be conducting the Retirement Fund for Religious collection. This annual appeal benefits 31,000 elderly Catholic sisters, brothers, and religious order priests—women and men who have consecrated their lives to serving God and the Church. During the 2018 World Day for Consecrated Life, Pope Francis remarked, “There is no growth without roots and no flowering without new buds.” This analogy has certainly born out within the life of the Church in the United States. Senior religious were the roots that established Catholic schools, hospitals, and social service agencies—allowing generations of Catholics to flourish. Today, the example of older religious inspires younger members to persevere in mission and ministry. Yet many religious communities struggle to provide for aging members. Most elder religious served for small stipends, leaving a large gap in retirement savings. Rising health-care costs and decreased income compound the struggle to provide adequate care. Your gift to the Retirement Fund for Religious provides vital funding for medications, nursing care, and more. It also helps religious congregations implement long-range retirement strategies, even as they continue to serve the People of God. I recognize this is but one of numerous worthy causes in need of assistance; I ask simply that you give what you can. In thanksgiving for their faithful service, please join me in supporting the Retirement Fund for Religious and in praying for God’s blessing on our nation’s elderly religious. Sincerely yours in Christ +James S. Wall The Most Rev. James S. Wall Bishop of Gallup...

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Sunday School, Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
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Sunday School, Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

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