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Update: View Bishop Seitz’s homily and presentation.

April, 14, 2022 – The Most Rev. Mark Seitz, Bishop of El Paso, will be the featured speaker at the final stop on Fr. Provincial Thomas Greene’s Ignatian Year pilgrimage.

Bishop Mark Seitz
The Most Rev. Mark Seitz, Bishop of El Paso, visits with Jesuits in attendance at a Mass on the Border in remembrance of migrants who died crossing the border.

Bishop Seitz’s presentation, entitled Migrating with the Migrant: The Rich Possibilities for Spiritual Accompaniment of the Migrant Poor, will follow the 6:00 p.m. Mass on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Sacred Heart Parish in El Paso, Texas.

The event will be livestreamed via Zoom (passcode 051422) or YouTube.

Approximate schedule of events (all times are Mountain Time, one time zone behind Central Time):

5:45 p.m.    Greeting / Welcome

6:00 p.m.    Eucharist

7:15 p.m.      Presentation by Bishop Seitz

7:45 p.m.      Opportunity for questions and answers

8:00 p.m.     Conclusion

The Most Rev. Mark J. Seitz, D.D., was named the sixth Bishop of El Paso in 2013 by Pope Francis. As a prelate serving a border community, Bishop Seitz has emphasized unity with the poor and vulnerable, including migrants and refugees. “The bishop believes that migrants add inestimable value to the communities where they live and that parishes and community members should welcome them with compassion, love and solidarity.” (From the Diocese of El Paso website)

See Bishop Seitz’s pastoral letters related to migrants by clicking on the titles below:

Night Will Be No More

Sorrow and Mourning Flee Away 

The recordings from past pilgrimage stops are available here.

Watch a composition of place video highlighting our work in El Paso and Brownsville.

Download the informational flyer as a PDF.


Pilgrimage Flyer, El Paso