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Faith Formation

BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENT – Religious Education Office

25 September 2022

BLUE MASS: Archbishop Wester will be offering the annual Blue Mass for all of our military and first responders at St Jude Parish, THIS WEEK on Wednesday, 28 September at 11:45 am. Please come and show your appreciation for these selfless individuals who sacrifice so much for us!

MINISTER MEETINGS: Now that the Fiesta is over, Father Chike will be meeting with the ministers for the different ministries in our parish.  Please keep an eye on the bulletin for the date for your ministry.

FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT: The Archdiocese of Santa Fe has openings for teachers and staff throughout the archdiocese. Please answer God’s call and see how you can share your love of Christ with the youth in our communities. Visit our website at:  www.asfcatholicschools.org and click on the Careers button. We still have room for new children in our schools. We are here to help you to help your children. School tours are ongoing throughout the year.

SUPPORT FOR THE DEAF COMMUNITY: We are Live Streaming ASL interpreted Masses at Nativity of the Blesses Virgin Mary Church on Sundays at 7:30 am and 10:45 am Masses and the first Saturday of the Month at 4 pm Mass.  To join:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81174709814 .  Masses are also posted on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOBXwKiarEAB_m_q6y6EmRQ 

VIRTUS TRAINING: All ministers within the parish, PLEAS coordinate with your ministry head to determine if you need to update your VIRTUS.  It is important that everyone is up to date with their Abuse awareness class.  If you are not sure where you stand with your training, please contact Deacon Michael. If you are in need of an update, please complete the Virtus training at https://www.virtusonline.org/virtus/ and send the completion certificate to Deacon Michael at 340-0422 or [email protected] . If you don’t have a computer or can’t complete the training online, please contact Deacon Michael and he will set up a class.

ARE YOU MARRIED IN THE CHURCH?  If you have been married by a judge, at a chapel in Las Vegas or by any other means outside the Church, we invite you to contact us.  We will do everything we can to help you get your marriage blessed by the Church in a special ceremony known as a convalidation.  It is a lot less work than you might expect. Contact Deacon Michael at [email protected] or 505-340-0422 for more information.

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.

BAPTISMS: If you have a child who needs to be baptized, contact Nicole at 340-0421 and she will arrange the time and date. BAPTISM CLASS in English is the second Sunday of the month in the Pastoral Center and the third Sunday of the month in Spanish. Please come to the Pastoral Center at 9 am on those days if you need a baptism class.

MARRIAGE: Contact Deacon Michael if you would like to be married in the Church.  That includes convalidations (having your marriage blessed).  He can be reached at [email protected] or 505-340-0422

ANNULMENTS: Anyone in need of an annulment should contact Deacon Michael at 505-340-0422.