The Montelores Catholic community consists of Roman Catholics in Montezuma and Dolores counties in southwestern Colorado.  This area is a rich mixture of physical terrains and cultural heritages – mountains, desert, farm country, people newly arrived and archaeological sites of people who lived in the area more than a thousand years ago.  The area also includes a Ute Indian reservation and Mesa Verde National Park.Four Roman Catholic churches are active here. Each has its own identity and history, yet many activities are shared.

The churches are:

A Parish Center for the Montelores Catholic community is located at 20 South Market St. in Cortez, three blocks south of St. Margaret Mary church on Market Street.

Priests from the Theatine order currently serve this area.

The Montelores Catholic Community is part of the Diocese of Pueblo 

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