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Holy Day of Obligation


Wednesday, August 15th is a Holy Day of Obligation.

It is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

There will be a bilingual Mass at 9:00 am and an English Mass at 5:30 pm.

The parish office will be open at 10:00 am on this day.


New Project Volunteer Opportunity - Constructing a Confessional


The Basilica of San Albino invites everyone to participate in building our new confessional. This is the perfect pportunity to leave something behind for future generations of your family which you will have made with your hands and with the help of your fellow parishioners.  

Aside from the actual building there will be other jobs to do including, sanding, varnishing and making plaster rnaments so there will be something for everyone. If building is not your thing we will also be needing meals for the people orking on those days. If you would like to volunteer please call the office to sign up. We will be working on this project on Fridays and some Saturdays for the next two months, where schedules permit, beginning Friday July 13th at 11:00 am.

17 Aug - 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
18 Aug - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

24 Aug - 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
25 Aug - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

31 Aug - 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
1 Sep - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Please call the parish office if you would like to sign up to bring a meal for one ot the construction days, Thank you!


Online Giving

The Basilica of San Albino is now offering the option to receive your offerings electronically. If you would like to make the change to online giving you will need to fill our the authorization form provided. (You may CLICK HERE and download an Adobe Acrobat for which you may use.) You can also pick one up at the parish office. You will be able to select to have your offering withdrawn from your account on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual basis.


A.C.T.S. Men's Retreat

August 16th - 19th
Cathedral of Immaculate Heart of Mary

The Retreat's goals are to deepen your relationship with Jesus Christ, renew yourself Spiritually, give new meaning to prayer life and Sunday liturgy, and build lasting friendships with members of your community. The cost for the retreat is $80, which includes fees, room and meals.

For more information contact:

Oscar Sauceda at 575-635-5827 or
Gilbert Vasques at 575-805-1658



Marriage Encounter

There will be a Marriage Encounter in Las Cruces the weekend of August 24-26 2018.

More information can be found at (Click on Link)

If you have any questions please call

Michael and Roxanne Ogas at 575-313-4963 or
Eric and Caitlin Pfeifer at 575-313-4363



Sacrament of Baptism Celebration

Congratulations to our newly baptized! Welcome to God's family.

Tristan Cary
Troy Cary
Sofia Delgato
Isla Alejandrez
Johnny Lee Cardenas
Joshua Jay Ordonez

The next session for the preparation of Parents and Godparents for the sacrament of Baptism will be Saturday, September 8th, 8:00 am - 12 Noon.

Call the office to register or for more information.



Religious Education News

All parents must meet with Fr. Christopher Williams before registering their children in Religious Education.

Fr. Christopher will be meeting with parents of religious education students on the follow dates and times:

August 12, 2018 at 10:00 am

Please plan to attend a meeting at Yannes Hall if you wish to register your children in Religious Education.

Religious Education Teacher's Meeting on Saturday, July 28, 2018

All volunteers are welcome to attend. The meeting will be held at Yannes Hall from 9 - 11 am. Please plan to attend if you with to teach the upcoming year. This is a great opportunity to pass on the faith to the youth.




Eucharistic Adoration

Spend some time with our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament

Please join us for Eucharistic Adoration on Fridays in the church from 10:00am-4:00 pm

“ A thousand years of enjoying human glory is not worth even an hour spent in sweetly communing with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament.” -St. Padre Pio

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2280 Calle Principal, Mesilla, NM

Located on the Mesilla Plaza at the
Corner of Calle Principal & Santiago
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Mail: PO Box 26, Mesilla, NM 88046-0026

Phone:  575-526-9349
Fax: 575-647-1619


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Basilica of San Albino
2070 Calle de Santiago | PO Box 26
Mesilla, NM 88046-0026
Phone: 575-526-9349 |  Fax: 575-647-1619