November 24, 2017
El Paso- As the Funeral Rites are celebrated for the repose of the soul of Officer Rogelio Martinez of the Border Patrol we as the Catholic Church of the Diocese of El Paso extend our condolences to his family, his fellow officers and friends. We will add our prayers to yours for the soul of this deeply loved and dedicated public servant.
As we lay Officer Martinez to rest we will pray also for the swift recovery of his partner and we renew our commitment to pray for all those who serve our country at our nation's borders. We are very grateful for their service.
Bp. Mark J. Seitz
Bishop, Diocese of El Paso