October 26, 2020

Ready for Phase 3

We are ready to begin Phase 3 of Phased Plan to Resume Church Gatherings (Diocese of El Paso) to resume the celebration of Mass on Saturdays and Sundays. The tentative date to begin with the weekend Masses is the weekend of September 12 and 13. Below is the Mass Schedule;

  • Saturday              5:00 PM English
  • Sunday                 7:00 AM español
  • Sunday                 9:00 AM English (Facebook Live)
  • Sunday                 11:00 AM español (Facebook Live)
  • Sunday                 1:00 PM English

Capacity will be at 25% only, therefore only 85 persons will be allowed at every Mass. Tickets will be given out to persons who want to attend. There will be one ticket per person, you may stop at the parish office to pick up your ticket. Tickets will be available on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

You will be required to wear a mask and keep social distancing. Every other pew will be blocked off and must remain empty. Please do not gather in front of the church after Mass, everyone is required to go to their vehicles and leave the parking lot. This is for every one’s safety.

Persons who did not feel comfortable attending the Mass for health or age reasons, the bishop will continue celebrating the Sunday Mass at 11:00 am on television;

  • Over the air: Channel 7.2
  • Spectrum: Channel 13 / HD Channel 1212
  • Comcast Xfinity: Channel 14
  • DirecTV: Channel 8 / HD Channel 936
  • Dish Network: Channel 17 / HD Channel 7595
  • AT&T U-verse: Channel 19 / HD Channel 1019

Also, Mass will continue to be livestreamed on the parish Facebook page.

Covid-19 Links from the Diocese of El Paso

Keeping ourselves and Art safe

Mission is now open

On June 17, 2020 Bishop Mark announced that the Diocese is moving into phase 2 includes the ability to hold DAILY MASS at a maximum of 25% capacity. We will also be allowed to have baptisms, weddings, funerals, Eucharistic exposition, and prayer during the day. We will resume our regular schedule for daily mass at 7 am on June 29, with the Sunday masses being celebrated via Facebook Live. We will continue to provide the masses via Facebook Live during the week and on Sunday.

A message with be sent out as we draw closer to the date of resuming daily mass with instructions of what will be expected for those attending the mass in the Mission. Let us continue to pray for one another.

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Sunday Mass Tickets

You can order your Sunday Mass Attendance Tickets by using MyParish app and tapping on the Mass Sign Up button. You can also click here to get your tickets!

Pre-Baptismal Classes

Pre-baptismal classes will be done as needed. Our next classes will take place on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 9:00 AM. If you are interested in taking these classes please call the parish office at 915-859-9848 to pre-register, the classes are given by Fr. Miguel and will be done online through Zoom.

Next Baptisms are scheduled for Saturday,
November 7 at 9:00 am, the baptismal ceremony
will only accommodate 5 children. It will be a
first come first serve basis. The child parents
and godparents are the only ones who may
attend the ceremony.

Baptisms will be scheduled after the baptismal classes take place, that is the 1st Saturday of the month. The baptismal ceremony will only accommodate 5 children. It will be a first come first serve basis. Please call the parish office at 915-859-9848 for more information.

Online Giving – Fr. Miguel

Please click here for Online Giving


We have received several phone calls from concerned parishioner in reference to their weekly donations to the parish. I know that we are all facing difficult times with the impact of the Coronavirus; however, all of us have bills to pay, including Mount Carmel.

If you are able to give, please send you donations via mail, online giving either through the webpage (link above) or My Parish app, and finally you can text to give using the following number: 915-233-3672. Let us continue to keep each other in prayer.

MyParish App

You can now use myParish app to view the Facebook Live daily and Sunday Mass at Our Lady of Mount Carmel! Click on the button “Live Mass OLMC” and it will redirect you to the Facebook account. You do not need to have a Facebook account to view.

Remember that Live Stream Daily Mass in Spanish is at 7:00 am on Monday thru Friday. Sunday Mass is at 9:00 am in English and 11:00 am in Spanish.

Mission Statement

La Misión de San Antonio de Ysleta del Sur/ Our Lady of Mount Carmel, is a diverse community of believers since the foundation of the parish in 1682.

Being disciples of Jesus Christ, as good stewards of our faith, we are committed to live the Gospel and provide ministries and outreach that address the corporal and spiritual needs of the community.

Santero Art Bulto of Juan Diego

Santero Carlos Otero

Santero Margarito Mondragon

Hours & Info

Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
with the exception of
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed for lunch from 1:00 - 2:00 pm