Pastor's Corner


International Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima

On Ash Wednesday, March 1, the International Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima from Portugal will be at St. Helena’s for veneration.  May 13 marks the 100th Anniversary of the apparition of our Blessed Mother to the three children in Fatima, Portugal.

A presentation will be given after Ash Wednesday services at 9:00 a.m.,12 noon, 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m


Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017

March 1, 2017 - Ash Wednesday - Distribution of Ashes 


    8:00 a.m. English (Mass)                      11:00 a.m. - Spanish (Service Only) 

5:30 p.m. – English (Service Only)         7:00 p.m. - Spanish (Service Only)

2017 Northeastern Plains Deanery Lenten Penance Services

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, St. John the Evangelist, Yuma, @ 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 23, 2017, St. Andrew, Wray @ 6:15 p.m. 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, St. Helena, Fort Morgan, @ 6:00 p.m. 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, St. Anthony, Julesburg @ 6:00 p.m. 

Thursday, March 30, 2017, St. Patrick, Holyoke @ 6:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, St. Joseph, Akron @ 6:30 p.m. 

Thursday, April 6, 2017, St. Anthony, Sterling @ 6:30 p.m. 

Friday, April 7, 2017, St. Mary, Brush @ 6:30 p.m.

Stations of the Cross:  Fridays during Lent - 5:30 p.m. (English); 7:00 p.m. (Spanish)

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry every Friday of Lent @ 6:00 p.m. after Stations of the Cross.

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord:

April 8, 5:00 p.m. St. Helena (English) and St. Francis of Assisi (English) 

April 9, 9:00 a.m (English); 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (Spanish)

Easter Triduum (Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday) & Easter Sunday Schedule 

April 13, Holy Thursday, Mass of the Lord’s Supper:     7:00 p.m. (SH - Bilingual)

April 14, Friday of the Passion of Our Lord (Good Friday):            3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.(SH - English)  
    6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (SH -Spanish)

April 15, Saturday, The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night:  8:15 p.m. (SH - Bilingual)
                                                                                                                                                                        No Mass at St. Francis of Assisi 

April 16, Easter Sunday of the Ressurection of the Lord:       9:00 a.m. (SH & OLOL - English) 
11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. (SH-Spanish)


April 23, 2nd Sunday of Easter - Divine Mercy Sunday:           9:00 a.m. (SH & OLOL-English)
                                                                                                11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. (SH-Spanish) 

Rosary – 2:30 p.m.  in Church (Spanish)

Chaplet of the Divine Mercy – 3:00 p.m. (English) with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Sacred Silence until 4:00 p.m.

Dinner and Matachines Dancers - 4:00 p.m. Monsignor Dinan Hall

En Español

La Cuaresma comienza el Miércoles de Ceniza, 1 de Marzo de 2017

1 de marzo de 2017 - Miércoles de Ceniza - Distribución de cenizas

8:00 a.m. Inglés (Misa)                       11:00 a.m. - Español (Sólo Servicio)
5:30 p.m. - Inglés (Sólo Servicio)        7:00 p.m. - Español (Sólo Servicio)

2017 Servicios Penitenciales - Iglesias Católicas del noreste de Colorado

Martes, 21 de febrero de 2017, San Juan Evangelista, Yuma, @ 6:30 p.m.
Jueves 23 de febrero de 2017, San Andrés, Wray @ 6:15 p.m.
Martes, 21 de marzo de 2017, Santa Elena, Fort Morgan, @ 6:00 p.m.
Martes 28 de marzo de 2017, San Antonio, Julesburg @ 6:00 p.m.
Jueves, 30 de marzo de 2017, St. Patrick, Holyoke @ 6:30 p.m.
Miércoles, 5 de abril de 2017, San José, Akron @ 6:30 p.m.
Jueves, 6 de abril de 2017, San Antonio, Sterling @ 6:30 p.m.
Viernes, 7 de abril de 2017, St. Mary, Brush @ 6:30 p.m.

Estaciones de la Cruz (Vía Cruces)


Cada viernes durante la Cuaresma - 5:30 p.m. (Inglés); 7:00 p.m. (Español)

Cabelleros de Colón Fish Fry (cena de pescado frito)


Cada viernes de Cuaresma @ 6:00 p.m. después de las Estaciones de la Cruz (Vía Cruces).

Domingo de Ramos de la Pasión del Señor
8 de abril, 5:00 p.m. Santa Elena (inglés) y San Francisco de Asís (inglés)
9 de abril, 9:00 a.m. Santa Elena (inglés);  11:00 a.m. y 1:00 p.m. (Santa Elena) (Español)

Triduo de Pascua (Jueves Santo, Viernes Santo, Sábado Santo) y Domingo de Pascua
13 de abril, Jueves Santo, Misa de la Cena del Señor: 7:00 p.m. (SH-Bilingüe)
14 de abril, Viernes de la Pasión de Nuestro Señor (Viernes Santo): 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.


Santa Elena (inglés); 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Santa Elena (Español)
15 de abril, sábado, Vigilia de Pascua en la Noche Santa: 8:15 p.m. (Santa Elena -Bilingüe)
No habra Misa @ 5:00 p.m. en San Francisco de Asís 15 de abril.
16 de abril, Domingo de Pascua de la Resurrección del Señor:  9:00 a.m. (Santa Elena & Nuestra Señora de Lourdes (Inglés); 11:00 a.m. y 1:00 p.m. (Santa Elena-Español)

23 de abril, 2º Domingo de Pascua - Divina Misericordia Domingo: 9:00 a.m. (Santa Elena & Nuestra Señora de Lourdes (Inglés); 11:00 a.m. y 1:00 p.m. (Santa Elena-Español)
Rosario - 2:30 p.m. en la Iglesia (Español)
Coronilla de la Divina Misericordia - 3:00 p.m. (inglés) con Adoración del Santísimo Sacramento en Silencio Sagrado hasta las 4:00 p.m.
Convivencia y Matachines - 4:00 p.m. Sala de Monseñor Dinan

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NEWS - Noticias de Educación Religiosa.

Religious Education classes resume January 11, 2017

NO Class on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 for Confirmation Students Only

NET Retreat for ALL CONFIRMANDI – Thursday, January 19, 2017
from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal

Proceeds to the Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal fund nearly forty archdiocesan ministries.  Consequently, your offering will help transform the hearts, minds and souls of many who approach the Church for guidance, instruction and hope.  Your gift will also help promote the sanctity of life, vocations and illuminate the treasures of our faith.  May God bless you for investing in the works of His Church.

Please visit or call 303-715-3111

Check out the DVD download from Archbishop Aquila on this website for the 2016 Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal

Latest News

Always In Your Prayers:
Continue to pray for our seminarian: Alberto Marrufo
Continue to pray for our Priests: Fr. Frank - Fr. Miguel - Deacon Rich
Pray for Vocations


RCIA:  The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

Your personal encounter with the Risen Christ through the sacramental life of the Church begins with RCIA!

Who should inquire about RCIA?

Anyone not yet baptized...

Anyone interested in becoming a Catholic Christian...

Any Catholic who has not received one, two, or all three of the sacraments of initiation:


Anyone interested in learning about the Catholic Faith.

Classes begin in September.

For more information and to register for classes contact DEB SAGEL at 970-867-9309


Bible Study and Catechism of the Catholic Church will begin in September!!!

Father Frank will be teaching the Catechism/Bible (English) class
Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Father Miguel will be teaching the Catechism/Bible (Spanish) class
Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The NAB (New American Bible) for classes in English will be provided. You must have a copy of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (second edition) for the class (you may already have one at home).

The Catechism of the Catholic Church will be available for purchase for $20.00 at the first class (English) or in the parish office before the
start of class. Classes are from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and snacks will always be provided. Please come to learn and depth and richness of the
Catholic religion.

Parish Office Hours

Monday - Friday:  9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

Weekends the office will be closed.