November: dedicated to the souls in Purgatory


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.     



32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Brothers and Sisters; As we recently celebrated All Saints (and All Souls) Day, I wanted to speak more on the greatness of Confession. Encouraged by the Saints, it is a great thing to go to Confession. Why is that? It is because the more we get closer to Our Lord made possible by the removal of our sins, we also get closer to our Saints. Everyone has had those cell phone calls where the signal skips, fades, or just drops. That is what happens between us and the Saints as our sins build up. They are ‘fine and dandy’ from their end of things. It is us that has the signal coming from the wilderness. When you go to visit the sacrament of Confession, “What is your goal?” We should have a goal, so that afterward we feel that what we were wanting was not just “avoiding the loss of Heaven” but rather improvement in a relationship. Maybe it could be a closer feeling with God the Father, or Jesus, or even the Holy Spirit. To say it again, sin also separates us from our favorite Saint; most especially the Blessed Mother. Sin also separates us from our Loved Ones. So, next time go to Confession with a goal : )  

                                                  Fr. David Tate                                                                                                                   

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                                                                So let our sacrifice be in your presence today
    and find favor before you;
            for those who trust in you cannot be                               put to shame.
And now we follow you with our whole heart,
    we fear you and we seek your face.
Do not put us to shame,
             but deal with us in your kindness                           and great mercy.
Deliver us in accord with your wonders,
         and bring glory to your name, O Lord. 
                                                                                                                                                                                  Daniel 3:40-43







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and brings CHRIST to all.



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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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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Mass Schedule


8:50 AM at Holy Trinity  Church        11:10 AM at St. Joseph Church            3:00 PM at St. Joseph Church                Every 2nd and 4th Sunday, 3:00 PM Mass will be in Spanish (Misa de Espanol)   


5:15 PM Vigil Mass for Sunday is celebrated at St. Joseph Church.          Vigil Mass every 1st Saturday of the month is bilingual (Spanish-English)


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


  • 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM at Holy Trinity Church every Saturday
  • 3:15 PM to 5:00 PM at St. Joseph Church every Saturday
  • 7:35 AM to 8:35 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 PM
First Fridays at St. Joseph Church:
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Spanish Rosary

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

Parish Administrator: 


Deacon: Rev. Mr. Matthew Lamoreux

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