Adult Support, Formation & Events







     Television Catholic Mass in Spanish 

Catholic Mass in Spanish, co-produced by the ASF Office of the Hispanic Department, will now be transmitted from My50TV (KASY)  -  Channel 50   7am til 7:30 am. 




Casserole Ministry

Little Brothers of The Good Shepherd Casserole Ministry has resumed (May 2018).

Casserole drop offs will be every last Wednesday of each month between 7:30 AM & 8:30 AM at the parish office parking lot.

If you have any questions or would like to participate, please call Melissa DeMarco at 255-1399. 






    Our new Archdiocese of Santa Fe Young Adult app is now available for Apple and Android products! You can download it for free in the App Store or Google Play Store by searching for ASF C Squared     You can stay in the loop with parish events, communications and Catholic material. 












ASF 2017 Abuse Awareness Training for Adults:Creating a Safe Environment for Our Children

Attendance at the workshop is MANDATORY for all parish ministers and volunteers in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe.  Pre-registration is necessary, but there is no charge. The workshop is approximately two hours long.  Contact Annette the Victims Assistance coordinator or Rose Garcia at 831-8144 to register. They ask that you do not bring any children or youths under 18 years of age.  In the event of bad weather, call 831-8144 for further advice.   

Saturday, September 8, 2018     9 AM - Noon     Catholic Center

4000 St. Joseph's Pl. NW Albuquerque, 87120


Thursday, October 11, 2018     6 PM - 9 PM     Catholic Center

4000 St. Joseph's Pl. NW Albuquerque, 87120


Saturday, November 10, 2018      9 AM - Noon     Catholic Center

4000 St. Joseph's Pl. NW Albuquerque, 87120


Thursday, December 6, 2018     6 PM - 9 PM     Catholic Center

4000 St. Joseph's Pl. NW Albuquerque, 87120






Family Bereavement Ministries  -  SUPPORT GROUPS FOR BEREAVED...

Support groups for the bereaved, by the death of a loved one are offered at Prince of Peace Catholic Community and Immaculate Conception Parish in Albuquerque. Call Prince of Peace at 856-7657 or Immaculate Conception at 247-4271 for details. 






Marriage Need Help?

Want a program for married couples...

     Who don't know how to communicate

     Who feel anxious about their marital relationship

     Who feel alone or distant from their spouse

     Who feel disillusioned or bored in their marriage

     Who are experiencing stress or conflict

     Who don't know how to change their situation

     Who are separated and want to reconcile

     Who want to improve/renew their marriage

CALL RETROUVAILLE   (505) 890-3495    or go to

Begin with a weekend, 12 follow-up sessions and a lifetime support group.


 February 16-18, 2018     September 14-16, 2018






HOPE and HEALING for Separated and Divorced Women

This ten-week women's support group is designed to help separated and divorced women cope with loss and change. Topics of discussion will guide and give participants hope and meaning through faith and prayer during a challenging time. The group will meet from July 26, 2018 through September 27, 2018 on Thursday evening from 6:30 - 8:00 PM in Room 5 at St. Jude Thaddeus Parish Hall. For more information contact Maria Elena at 250-6235, or Larissa at (720) 880-8046. You may also call the church office at 898-0826 to sign up to participate. 








Forming Intentional Disciples

5-Part Advanced Theology Class (10 hours total)

Presenter:  Jason Rodarte, Ed.D

Thursdays, August 9  -  September 6     6-8 PM

How can we transmit a living, personal Catholic faith to future generations? By coming to know Jesus Christ, and following him as his disciples. These are times of immense challenge and immense opportunity for the Catholic Church. Come and learn how as catechists, youth ministers, and people in the pew, we can learn to evangelize and help people in their journey to and with Christ and the Church. 

Cost:  $10.00 for class and approximately $20.00 for books (Forming Intentional Disciples and Study Guide)

Where:  Holy Family Parish     562 Atrisco SW     Albuquerque, NM  87105

To register at the Archdiocese Formation Office call 831-8179 or to register at St. Anne or get more information call Karen Mitchell at 852-5426








A Biblical Walk Through the Mass

It's Not Too Late to Participate --- Join Us! (8/14/18)

Do you understand the meaning behind the parts of the Mass? In his video-based study A Biblical Walk Through the Mass, Dr. Edward Sri explores the roots of the words and gestures we experience at Mass and explains their profound significance. In this study, you will come to know and understand the Mass as never before, leading you to a richer, more fruitful worship experience. Join us for A Biblical Walk Through the Mass  beginning                                                                                                                                                                                         

Saturday, August 11th from 9 to 11 AM and continuing every Saturday for six weeks.

For more information or to register for the study, contact George Palma via email: 

Each participant will need to purchase the study guide. This will be the only cost. 


You may also register at:







   Friday Night Worship, Adoration and Praise with Kara Klein:  Kara Klein has won 6 Unity Awards by the United Catholic Music and Video Association, including "Best Female Vocalist of the Year" in 2008. Kara helped to found a new ministry entitled His own, which encourages and inspires women through music, speaking, blogs and videos to be all God has created them to be. She is most passionate about spreading the messages of chastity, true femininity, and authentic joy of life in Christ. For more information on this, please visit

Friday, August 17, 2018     8-9:30 PM     All Are Welcome !   Love Offering suggested. 

Venue: St. Jude's Thaddeus Church, 5712 Paradise Blvd. NW, Alb. NM  87114







      A Heart Restored       ...based on Isaiah 43    

A Women's Day of Healing and Renewal with Judy Landrieu Klein and Kara Klein

Judy Landrieu Klein is a Catholic theologian who is a "revert" to Catholicism. Judy is the founder of Memorare Ministries, which is dedicated to bringing a message of hope and encouragement to those who are suffering. Judy's blog, Holy Hope, can be found at She also writes regularly for Aleteia,, and for Catholic Digest. Register online at or for more information call St. Jude's Parish Office at 898-0826 or call Erica at 681-3887              or Fran at 550-7688.

Saturday, August 18, 2018     8:30 AM - 5 PM     $25 (includes lunch)






Spiritual Warfare Retreat

Saturday, August 18, 2018     9AM  -  3:30 PM

St. Therese Catholic Church   3424  4th Street NW Albuquerque, NM

with guest speaker:  Dan Schneider

"Spiritual Warfare and The Family"  A Catholic Approach

Event and Lunch are Free     A Love Offering will be taken up

To Register call the Catholic Charismatic Center at 247-0397

For more information about the event go to:

7AM Adoration / 8AM Mass at St. Therese Catholic Church







Spanish Music Workshop     Saturday, August 18, 2018   

Cost:  $10 per person or $50 for 5 or more people

Location:  Holy Rosary Parish in Albuquerque

Call the Office of Worship at 831-8194 to register.  Ask about the showcase and concert.



Introduction to Scripture  -  Tuesdays, September 11 - October 9  (10 AM to Noon)

At Lourdes Hall (Instructor Deacon Keith Davis)  Class Costs: $10.00

To register contact Corey Lucero at 831-8179 or email at




Introduction to Church  -  Saturdays, September 13  -  September 27

Time: 10AM - 3PM 

At Lourdes Hall (Instructor TBD)     Class Costs: $10.00

To register contact Corey Lucero at 831-8179 or email at clucero




Hospitality Ministers' Retreat   Sat., September 22, 2018  9AM-Noon  No Cost!

Sign Up Is Mandatory     Call the Office of Worship at 831-8194 to RSVP.



11th Annual Blue Mass     Tues., September 25, 2018    Noon

Location:  St. Jude Thaddeus Church in Albuquerque   

This Mass is for First Responders, their families, friends and supporters.

For additional information call the Office of Worship at 831-8194







Sponsored by the Pastoral Outreach Archdiocese of Santa Fe 


Major Brian M. Pilgrim, Ph.D, State Behavioral Health Officer/Aeromedical Psychologist Office of the State Surgeon 


Ltc. Dominic D. Dennis, 111th Sustainment Brigade Deputy Commanding Officer


Archdiocese of Santa Fe  -  Sandia Room    4000 St. Joseph's Place NW  Alb. NM  87120

DATE:  August 25th     TIME:  10AM - 2PM

Refreshments will be provided     This event is open to all Veterans of all denominations   RSVP: call Pastoral Outreach Office at 831-8174

or email






The Archdiocese of Santa Fe African American Catholic Community invites all to  Mass on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at St. Joseph on the Rio Grande Catholic Church, located at 5901 St. Joseph's Drive NW, Albuquerque, 12 noon. Presider for this Mass will be Rev. Gene Gries, O. Praem. For more information, please call 836-3627. Sponsored by the AACC and the Archdiocese of Santa Fe Office of Social Justice and Respect Life. 









 Arquidiocesis de Santa Fe Oficina de Educacion

Ofrece la siguiente clase:

Teologia Basica: Introduccion A La Escritura   6:30 PM -  8:30 PM

Lugar:    Parroquia Nuestra Senora del Santa Rosario     5414 Fortuna Rd. NW     Alb. NM  87105   Salon Rosario

Fechas:  lunes 27 de agosto     Entendiendo como Surgieron las Escrituras

lunes 3 de septeimbre               Puntos claves de la escritura Judia y nuestro antiguo testament

lunes 10 de septeimbre             La vida y los tiempos de Jesus y la Iglesia primitiva

lunes 17 de septeimbre             las escrituras cristianas. Como surgieron los evangelios

lunes 24 de septiembre             Escritura Cristiana de la Iglesia primitiva a parte de los evangelios


Participantes recibiran creditos hacia el Certificado Basico de Catequesis

Para inscribirse comuniquese con Kathy Garcia al 831-8129 or






 Circle of Grace

Beginning in the new Catechetical Year (2018 - 2019), every parish in the Archdiocese will be required to teach the Circle of Grace Safe Environment Program to all children and youth in Religious Education, Faith Formation, Youth Group, confirmation Preparation, and RCIA adapted for children. Circle of Grace replaces the video series we have used in the past. 


Circle of Grace Overview will be held at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish

811 Guaymas NE, Albuquerque, NM

Date:  Thursday, September 6, 2018     Time:  6pm - 8pm

To ensure there is enough materials, please contact Kathy Garcia to RSVP no later than Friday, August 24, 2018 at 831-8129 or email






 RCIA 101/102

For Christian Initiation Coordinators, Team Members, and Catechists

Friday, September 21, 2018     6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Saturday, September 22, 2018    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

San Juan Bautista, San Juan-Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo (185 Popaye Ave.)

We will focus on:

*Outline of the RCIA Process



*Purification & Enlightenment

* Mystagogy

No Cost:  Lunch is on your own. Bring a bag lunch. Bring your copy of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults: Study Edition

Limited number of Rite books will be available for $16.00.

This program is made possible in part by your contributions to the Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA)

Registration Deadline:  Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Register Online: 

Call Angela Flores at The Office of Worship at The Archdiocese of Santa Fe at 831-8194 with any questions you may have.







38th Annual Archdiocesan Youth Conference sponsored by the Office of Youth & Young Adult, Campus Ministry. The Theme for the Conference is "Becoming What We Pray".                    

This year Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary will be hosting the Youth Conference. 

The dates of the Conference are October 26-27, 2018. The fee is $40 for both days.     

The registration deadline is Friday, October 12, 2018.

Our Keynote Presenter for Saturday is "Jacob DeRusha"  Bio:  'An international hip-hop artist and keynote presenter, Jacob DeRusha has been making music for over ten years. Originally, from Albuquerque, New Mexico his faith was nurtured early on at St. Pius X Catholic high School. He eventually found a passion for youth music after performing at a church in London. The 23-year-old DeRusha is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans and is currently pursuing a Master's degree at Boston College for Theology and Ministry. His goal is to, through hip-hop music; bring people together in hope based on the teachings of Jesus Christ."

This is a top conference for High School youth (15-28 years old) in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe. The excellent speakers and workshops will deal with issues that affect young people in everyday life. Faith and catechetical experiences, included is the Sacrament of Reconciliation and Mass. This is an excellent kick off for Confirmation.

Visit our website: for more information or contact Della at (505) 831-8142 or from the Office of Youth & Young Adult, Campus Ministry.








World Youth Day in Panama

January 21-28, 2019


The Office of Youth and Young Adult and Campus Ministry in Collaboration with Faith Journey have planned a pilgrimage for World Youth Day 2019. For more information on this pilgrimage you can find it on our


The total cost for this event is $2,995. This includes airfare, meals, basic travel insurance, hotel accommodations, pilgrimage transportation, etc... a deposit of at least $500 must be included with the registration, and the rest could be made in payments until October. Please see the brochure for specific information.

Unfortunately, online registration is not available for this event. Please send all registrations via e-mail or mail.  Email:

Mail registration and checks to: FAITH JOURNEYS     1440 SO PRIEST DR. SUITE #102     TEMPE, AZ 85281

Payments are to be send directly to Faith Journeys via check or online at:     Group Number: 19043

For more information, please contact the travel agency at (480) 894-8407 and ask to speak to Darren.

Or contact The Youth & Young Adult & Campus Ministry Office, Della at and info. will be emailed to you. 









 Learn More about Natural Family Planning (NFP)

Women who discover Natural Family Planning love it for being completely organic and risk-free! Because it involves no drugs or devices, there are zero health worries and it is immediately reversible when you want to try to conceive a baby. No doctor visits needed, no prescriptions to fill. This isn't your grandmother's Rhythm Method! Modern methods of Natural Family Planning have effectiveness rates equal to or better than all artificial methods except sterilization. Learn more about NFP online at    or   or    Or simply call the Family Life Office for a schedule of classes that works with your schedule. 

Become a NFP Instructor! Glad to know about NFP? Share the good news by becoming an NFP instructor. USCCB approved online training is available at