Welcome to the official site of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church located in the heart of the North Valley - Albuquerque, New Mexico.  If there is anything we can do to help you, please contact us.  We are praying for each of you. We hope you enjoy our site and find our site useful, please visit the site often as the Site is always being updated. Thank you and God Bless.


PARISH OFFICE CLOSED: The Parish Office will be closed Monday, May 29th, in observance of Memorial Day ( we will still have daily Mass at 9 AM).

MEMORIAL DAY: Next Monday, May 29th is Memorial Day! We encourage everyone to remember those who have given their lives to protect this country. There are many veterans in our local cemeteries who  deserve our recognition. The offices will be closed on Monday, but we will still have daily Mass at 9 AM.


FR. MENDEZ’ 50TH ANNIVERSARY: Fr. Juan Mendez will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood on Friday, May 26th, 2023, at the 4:00 PM Mass at Nativity Church followed by a reception in the Parish Hall. No formal invitations will be mailed out. Everyone is invited. No gifts please. The persons planning the celebration are requesting that those attending RSVP before May 19th to 5058985253, press. 4, or email Dolores at [email protected] If you are not able to attend your prayers and good wishes are highly appreciated. Seating will be limited to first to respond.

FIESTA: We are STILL looking for a willing servant of God who might be interested in leading the fiesta this year! The staff stands ready to help you, but we cannot do it ourselves. We need an outgoing individual who is willing to work with people. Contact Dolores at 505-340-0423 or [email protected] or Deacon Michael at [email protected] or 505-340-0422.

FIESTA CHAIR: The Church is looking for a person to Chair this year’s Fiestas. If you are interested in this ministry, please contact Dolores or Jennifer in the Parish Office.

CALLING ALL GOLFERS: Join us for the Good Shepherd Center’s 1st annual golf tournament at the Santa Ana Golf Club on 8 June. Only $140 per person or $550 for a team of four. We will begin with an 8:30 AM tee time and includes a 1 PM lunch. Hopefully we will give away a car for a hole in one! Join us for a day full of fun and camaraderie. Signups will occur soon at www.gscnm.org. 

CHURCH DOOR: The North rear door of the Church will be open for entering and exiting the Church. The door will be locked during Mass. Please do not use this exit during Mass.

CHOIR MEMBERS NEEDED: Do you like to sing? The 7:30 AM Choir is looking for a new member. The only requirement is to complete Virtus training. Please call the Parish Office first to setup your Virtus training.

HOLY COMMUNION FOR THE HOMEBOUND: Please remember that Holy Communion at home is ONLY for the sick and the homebound brethren, and NOT for the family members! 

CONFESSIONS: Individual confessions are in the church at 3 PM on Saturdays. Simply come in the front door and join the line. All are welcome.

PRIVATE ADORATION AND PRAYER: For private adoration and prayer at St. Anne’s Chapel, please come to the Parish Office and we will give you access to the Chapel.

SAN CARLOS CEMETERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION: We have come to an agreement with the City of Albuquerque concerning the opening of the gates at San Carlos Cemetery. Gate time openings are:

  • Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Saturday and Sunday, 9 AM to 2 PM

Gates will close after these hours. If you have any questions, please contact Dolores at the Parish Office.

Mass Times

Please join us daily at 9:00 am, Saturday at 4:00 PM and Sunday at 7:30, 9:00, 10:45 AM, and 12:30 PM. For those of you who would like to come to Mass, but are still uncomfortable with being among people, we are broadcasting the Masses on 88.1 FM into the parking lot. We will come out to distribute communion. We have also instituted a video link for the hearing impaired that will be active for the 10:45 AM Mass. If you would like to meet with Deacon Michael for marriages, annulments, VIRTUS requirements or any other reason, please contact him at [email protected] or 340-0422. He will get back with you for an appointment.
ALL are welcome here at Nativity!

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
9:30 AM - 12:00 noon and 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Ring the doorbell and a staff member will come out to help.

Faith Formation Office hours: M – F 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM, 9:30 AM - Noon and 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Online Giving


OFFERINGS – Please continue to provide your weekly offerings to the parish.  For those without electronic giving, please drop your envelope at the office or put it in the mail slot to the left of the front door.

E-MAIL – If you are a member of Nativity and haven’t provided your e-mail to the parish office. Please do so.  Call Dolores at 340-0423. For those without e-mail, there are several letters and articles available regarding the Church’s response to the Corona Virus available in the front of the church.




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