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DACA Renewal Update

Posted by Judy McDonald on 9/11/18

On August 31, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas declined to issue a preliminary injunction (a temporary pause) sought by Texas, seven other states, and two governors in their lawsuit challenging the legality of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

In light of the ... Read More »

Office of the Chancellor

Posted by Judy McDonald on 8/02/18

The Diocesan Pastoral Ministry offices in concert with Catholic Charities are collaborating to bring the Imperial Valley Catholic Conference: Rejoice and be Glad! on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Vincent Memorial Catholic High School (525 Sheridan Street, Calexico, CA  92231) from 9:00 am-3:00 pm. 

Bishop Robert McElroy will celebrate ... Read More »


Posted by Judy McDonald on 7/19/18

We need Sponsors for our New Catechumens and Candidates. It would be a commitment of every Wednesday, with some exceptions, from 7-9pm inFounders Hall. Please prayerfully consider this awesome privilege to be a soul friend to a new catholic. All you need is to be in good standing with ... Read More »


Posted by Judy McDonald on 7/19/18

FINAL registration for Adults (18 years old by November and older) who wish to receive the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation) is from August 14 th to August 23 rd . For those who have already registered, ALL paper work is due as soon as possible and ... Read More »

Magis Center

Posted by Judy McDonald on 7/17/18   Magis Center: Catholic Answers to Science, Faith and Reason The Magis Center provides comprehensive and systematic responses to restore, reconstruct, and revitalize belief in God, the transcendent dignity of every person, the significance of virtue, the higher levels of happiness, love, and freedom, and the real ... Read More »

Catholic School

Posted by Judy McDonald on 7/06/18

Our school wants to make Catholic Education accessible for all families. At this point we have low income families applying to our school, but they need tuition assistance. Our goal is to support as many families possible. If you are interested in supporting a child with a 100%, 75%, ... Read More »

Editorial: Sound the horn, bishops, we're waiting

Posted by Judy McDonald on 6/22/18

Editorial: Sound the horn, bishops, we're waiting

Jun 22, 2018  by NCR Editorial Staff

Prelates attend Mass June 13 at St. Pius X Catholic Church during the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' annual spring assembly in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (CNS/Bob Roller)

  On the major issues of the day ... Read More »

Keep Families Together

Posted by Judy McDonald on 6/22/18

Keep Families Together

There is still no plan to reunite 2,000+ children with their parents

Join Bishop McElroy and Other Faith Leaders This Saturday

“Our government has the discretion in our laws to ensure that young children are not separated from their parents and exposed to irreparable harm and ... Read More »

Jail Ministry

Posted by Judy McDonald on 6/12/18

Those involved in Jail Ministry bring, share and sow the seeds of the Word and Love of God with our brothers in the Vista Detention Center. Jail ministry participants must be 18 years old or older. If you are interested in this special ministry, please call 760-945-8040 to get ... Read More »


Posted by Judy McDonald on 11/26/17


 Feed the hungry, Give drink to the thirsty, Shelter the homeless, Visit the Sick, Visit the prisoners, Bury the dead and Give alms to the poor.

If you have a heart for the homeless and you would like to do one of the Corporal Works of Mercy, please ... Read More »