• January 25, 2022

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Bishop Seitz on state mask, occupancy mandates: No changes for

On Wednesday, Bishop Mark J. Seitz issued a statement on the removal of State Mandates in regards mask wearing, limited occupancy and the effects on the Diocese of El Paso. On March 2nd Governor Abbot removed Statewide Executive Orders mandating various actions to inhibit the spread of COVID 19 in our State. Among these actions […]Read More

Bishop Seitz tests positive for Covid-19, will quarantine at home

Diocese of El Paso officials announced Wednesday afternoon that Bishop Mark Seitz tested positive for Covid-19 over the weekend. According to officials, on Saturday, after developing a low grade fever, Bishop Seitz was tested for the novel coronavirus and immediately began self-quarantining at his home. “Though his initial test and a subsequent test have resulted […]Read More

Holy Father Pope Francis calls Bishop Seitz personally to thank

On Wednesday, June 3, Bishop Mark Seitz received a personal call from the Holy Father, Pope Francis, thanking Bishop Seitz for his prayerful response to the protests and the injustices of racial prejudices in the United States. “I expressed to the Holy Father that I felt it was imperative to show our solidarity to those […]Read More

Bishop Mark Seitz pens pastoral letter ‘Night will be no

Following the concluding Celebration of Mass of the Hope Border Institute’s 2019 Teach-In: Jornada por la justicia, Most Rev. Mark J. Seitz, Bishop of the Diocese of El Paso, signed and released a pastoral letter on the theme of racism and the El Paso shooting which took place on August 3rd, 2019. “The pastoral letter, entitled, […]Read More