Fellowship at Sacred Heart https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/ Fellowship at Sacred Heart Greetings from Catholic School Student Five year old Geovanni Montoya delivered a message from Father James B. Hay Catholic School during a visit to Cloudcroft in February. Geo read a greeting and letter of gratitude to the people of Sacred Heart Mission. The Mission helps to support the school. Geo showed off his reading skills with the help of Father Christopher Williams. Julia Fracker a Sacred Heart parishioner is the Principal of Father Hay. https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=197809222 197809222 Benito Montoya and Geo Benito Montoya with grandson Geovanni Montoya from Alamogordo. https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=197809223 197809223 Chris , Silvia, and Jasmine Chris Alirez and Silvia Alirez with daughter Jasmine Recinos. https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=197809224 197809224 Cookie Sunday Patrick Montgomery enjoys February's "Cookie Sunday" with Mario and Noel Romero. https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=197809225 197809225 The Noble Family Dr. Luis Noble and Pillar Noble attend Mass with sons Jacob and Elijah. The El Paso family has a vacation home in Cloudcroft. We welcome them as part of our extended Sacred Heart Family. https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=197809226 197809226 Larry & Angela Madl Larry and Angela Madl take a moment for fellowship after Mass. https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=197809132 197809132 Weekly Food Donations Marisa and Dominic Romero lead the way. Children present the weekly food donations after Mass to be blessed by Father Chris. The food is then taken down the mountain and added to the inventory at "Our Lady Of The Light Food Pantry " in La Luz. https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=197817539 197817539 Parish Committee Carol Aberg during April committee meeting. Carol volunteered to serve as Secretary after Clare Tinguely completed her term. Welcome Carol and appreciation to Clare on a job well done. https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198364546 198364546 Parish Committee USAF Captain James Carfagno, has taken over as Chairperson of the Sacred Heart Church Committee. James is assigned to Holloman Air Force Base and resides in Cloudcroft. James replaces John Conner. Thanks John for all your dedication. Father Christopher Williams is also pictured. https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198364547 198364547 High School Graduate 2015 Chaim Seidel celebrated his jigh school graduation after Mass on 5/24. Chaim is a proud graduate of Cloudcroft High School. Chaim has served as an altar boy since grade school. He is pictured with his Grandparents Don and Donna Seidel. Good luck Chaim and God Bless you for all your service. https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198671278 198671278 Patrick Montgomery Sunday May 24th a. "Bon Voyage" party for Patrick Montgomery was held after Mass. He answered the call to serve. Patrick has been accepted to St. Mary's Seminary in Houston, Texas. Patrick has been such a gift to Sacred Heart and Our Lady of The Light. Not only did he work on all church projects and help with CCD, he also served with Father at Mass and helped with Communion service on Wednesday when needed. Patrick will be missed by all, keep him in your prayers, as a seminarian and friend. https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198671119 198671119 Patrick Montgomery with Father Christopher Williams Patrick Montgomery with Father Christopher Williams https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198671120 198671120 Bon Voyage Sunday May 24th a. "Bon Voyage" party for Patrick Montgomery was held after Mass. He answered the call to serve. Patrick has been accepted to St. Mary's Seminary in Houston, Texas. Patrick has been such a gift to Sacred Heart and Our Lady of The Light. Not only did he work on all church projects and help with CCD, he also served with Father at Mass and helped with Communion service on Wednesday when needed. Patrick will be missed by all, keep him in your prayers, as a seminarian and friend. https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198671121 198671121 Sacred Heard Parish https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198671122 198671122 Father Alex Urena Father Alex Urena walks down the aisles to welcome (out of town) visitors after Mass and announce any special celebrations, Birthdays or Anniversaries. Father Alex is substituting for Father Christopher who is currently in Washington DC to study Canon Law. Father Chris will return in August. https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199181575 199181575 Back Home Father Christopher was surprised with a cake after Mass on Sunday August 8th. Father returned from Washington DC, where he completed his Summer classes at The Catholic University of America. Father is enrolled in a 5 year program to study Canon Law. He returned to NM not only to continue his duties at Sacred Heart and Our Lady Of The Light, and begin his studies on line, but also to take over as Pastor of two additional churches, St Francis de Paula in Tularosa, and Our Lady of Guadalupe in Bent. We are proud of Father Christopher, please keep him in your prayers. https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199824880 199824880 Father Alex....Thank you Father Alex Urena was ordained on May 30, 2015, in Las Cruces, NM. By June 7th, Father was celebrating his first Mass at Sacred Heart Mission in Cloudcroft. Father Alex stepped in to assume the "many" duties of Father Chris while he attended Summer classes in Washington DC. This picture was taken by Mike Koscak during the Sacred Heart "Fiesta in The Clouds" Feast Day celebration on Saturday June 13th. We wish to express our gratitude to Father Alex for going above and beyond his duties, helping with our Fiesta, Bible classes, a field trip to paint at an orphanage in Juarez, Mexico and leading a Pilgrimage to Holy Cross Retreat Center and so much more. Gracias Padre Alex and Hasta la Vista! https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199825082 199825082 Deacon Andy & Mike Mike Blette meets with Deacon Andy Weiss. Deacon Andy resides in Alamogordo and is assigned to Sacred Heart Mission in Cloudcroft and Our Lady of the Light in La Luz. Photos by Lourdes Blette https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202355570 202355570 Welcome Fr. Alex A Welcome reception for the new full time Pastor of Sacred Heart Mission was held on Sunday July 10th. Father Alex Urena had a bite to eat and met with parishioners after 9am Mass, before heading down the mountain for his next service. A variety of baked goodies, coffee and juice was provided for church members and visitors, not to mention an opportunity for fellowship. Father Alex will also serve as Pastor of Our Lady of The Light in La Luz, St Francis de Paula in Tularosa and Our Lady of Guadalupe in Bent. Father Theo Okafor will continue to serve as the Parochial Vicar. https://www.sacredheartcatholiccloudcroft.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202355571 202355571