San Isidro (Gila Mission)
San Isidro (Gila Mission) is a small rural Catholic Church dedicated to Saint Isidore the farmer. It was founded in the late 1800’s in the community of Gila, NM. As an outstation of St. Vincent de Paul Parish, all ministries and businesses, including the Catholic Cemetery in Gila, are conducted through St. Vincent de Paul Church office in Silver City, NM where Father Oliver Obele is currently the Pastor.
The small church is located 28 miles north of Silver City, in the rural community of Gila, serving the surrounding area. The beautifully restored church reflects the traditions and culture of Southwestern New Mexico’s rich history of faith. Please join us to celebrate Holy Mass surrounded by the quiet beauty of the countryside. We look forward to seeing you.
Mass times are: 1st 2nd & 4th Sunday of the Month @ 2pm.
Confessions: Sundays @ 1:45 pm
Church doors open for prayers: Mondays 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Directions – From Silver City NM, take US 180 West and continue for 23 miles. Turn right onto NM-211 North and continue for 4.1 miles. Turn left at the junction with NM 153 (Turkey Creek Road), the church is the second white adobe building on the left adjacent to the field, with a small bell tower in front.