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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. St. Joseph Church is at 500 N. Mesa Verde Avenue in Aztec, New Mexico. Holy Trinity Church is at 42 Road 3520, Flora Vista, New Mexico. Click here for MAP. Our parish office is at Father Owen Center, across the street from St. Joseph Church, at 424 N. Mesa Verde in Aztec, NM.   

   FROM THE PASTOR

 

                            The Year of St. Joseph

                                                   Dear Brothers and Sisters in Jesus Christ:                                                                                                                         
     This reflection is taken from Consecration to to Saint Joseph by Fr. Donald H. Calloway: Saint Joseph is the greatest saint in the kingdom of Heaven because God predestined him for that position. This reality should make our hearts extremely joyful.
                                                                                                                  Rejoice, devout servants of St.Joseph, for you are close to paradise; the ladder up to it has but three rungs, Jesus, Mary, Joseph. (
St.Leonard of Port Maurice)
                                                                                                                 Who is not aware that, after the Blessed Mother, St. Joseph, of all the saints, is the one who is the dearest to God.  (St.Alphonsus Ligouori)
                                                                                                                   The exalted status given to St. Joseph by Doctors of the Church has led to a particular way of describing the love and reverence due to St. Joseph. The following distinctions were created by theologians and are very helpful for understanding  the reverence due to God and his saints:
                                                                                                          latria (adoration) - God
hyperdulia (highest reverence) - Mary
protodulia ( first revered) - St.Joseph
dulia (revered)  - all other saints.                                                                                                                                                                 
In a unique place, over all others, is God. He alone is worthy of adoration. In Greek, the word for adoration is latria. Only God is worthy of latria (adoration). The Virgin Mary, below God but above everyone else (including the highest choirs of angels), is given a special form of veneration whose Greek name is hyperdulia, which means "highest revered". Saint Joseph is protodulia, below Mary but above all the other saints. Last but not least are the saints. We acknowledge their holiness and honor them with a type of veneration whose Greek name is dulia, which means reverence.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rev. Raja Yeruva                                                                              Administrator                                                                                                                                                                                  Comments? You may email pastor@stjosephaztec.org 

 

 

 

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The Churches of St. Joseph in Aztec, and Holy Trinity in Flora Vista, belong to the Catholic Diocese of Gallup in New Mexico, U.S.A. Click the green Diocese crest below to go to the Diocese of Gallup website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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)

 

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FISCAL YEAR 2020-21

ST.  JOSEPH CHURCH ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENT

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENT

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Mass Schedule

Sunday:

9:00 AM at Holy Trinity  Church        11:00 AM at St. Joseph Church              Every 2nd and 4th Sunday, 3:00 PM Mass will be in Spanish: Misa de Espanol   

Saturday:

5:15 PM Vigil Mass for Sunday is celebrated at St. Joseph Church.          

Weekdays:

6:00 PM at St. Joseph Church every Tuesday
8:00 AM at St. Joseph Church from Wednesday to Friday except First Friday
6:00 PM at Holy Trinity Church every Thursday 
 

First Thursday:

9:30 AM at Aztec Health (500 Care Ln, Aztec, NM), formerly Good Sam's
 

First Friday:

7:00 AM at St. Joseph Church
 

First Saturday:

8:00 AM at St. Joseph Church in honor
of the Blessed Virgin Mary
 

Confessions

  • 3:15 PM to 5:00 PM at St. Joseph Church every Saturday
  • 8:00 AM to 8:45 AM at Holy Trinity Church every Sunday
  • Every First Friday after the 7:00 AM Mass at St. Joseph Church 
  • or call priest for appointment

Eucharistic Adoration

First Thursdays at Holy Trinity Church
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
First Fridays at St. Joseph Church:
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
 

Spanish Rosary

Every Wednesday at St. Joseph Church
1:30 PM 
Every First Friday at 1:00 PM
 

Administrator:

REV. FR. RAJA YERUVA

Deacon:

Rev. Mr. James Wurzbach

 

 

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