August 2, 2021

Listed are revised Protocols for all parishes in the Diocese of El Paso

MASK MADATE

Beginning July 1 Masks will continue to be required for all unvaccinated persons 3yrs old an over on church property. For persons who have been fully vaccinated, masks will not be required. The parish is not being asked to enforce the requirement that unvaccinated people wear a mask. It will be based on the honor system.

PARISH MINISTERS

Those who serve in parish ministries must be fully vaccinated prior to undertaking these ministries for their own safety and that of those with whom they come into contact. This include, altar servers, and people who work in the kitchen and all those who serve as volunteers.

HOLY COMMUNION

Priests and all Eucharistic should continue to wear masks when distributing communion. They should sanitize their hands in an unobtrusive way before and after distributing Holy Communion. Fully vaccinated persons that come forward to receive Holy Communion will not be required to wear masks. Communion will continue to be received on the hand only.

RETURN TO THE OBLIGATION OF CATHOLICS TO ATTEND SUNDAY MASS

Beginning August 1-The dispensation from the Obligation to Attend Mass on Sunday will be lifted. Catholics who have reached the age of reason will once again be obliged to be present at Mass on Saturday evening or Sunday if they are not otherwise impeded by a grave or contagious illness or serious disabilities.

Congratulations to our newly Confirmed!

Photos from the Confirmation Mass celebrated during the last 5 weeks! There was a total of 4 groups that received the Sacrament of Confirmation. The 1st two groups should have been confirmed last year but because of the pandemic they are receiving the sacrament this year. What a special day that we get to celebrate with you! Congratulations and good luck to you as you continue to grow your faith!

Confirmation photos are available for download. Please click on the links above. Then you will be able to see the photos. Click on your child’s photo and you will see the option to download to your computer.

1st Holy Communion Photos

1st Communion photos are now available for download. Please click on the links above. Then you will be able to see the photos. Click on your child’s photo and you will see the option to download to your computer. Congratulations to all the children that received their 1st Holy Communion!

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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.

Online Giving

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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.

Baptism Celebrations

Baptism celebrations have resumed! The next Baptism celebration is Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 9:00 am in English. The child, needs to be registered a week in advance. Baptisms will continue twice a month, 1st Saturday of the month in English, 3rd Saturday in Spanish.

Click here for pre-baptismal classes!

¡Se han reanudado las celebraciones de bautismo! La próxima celebración del Bautismo es el sábado 7 de agosto de 2021 a las 9:00 am en ingles.
El niño, debe registrarse con una semana de anticipación. Los bautismos continuarán dos veces al mes, el primer sábado del mes en inglés, el tercer sábado en español.

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Hours & Info

Office and Mission are now open. Face mask and social distancing are enforced.

Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed for lunch from
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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