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Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple

55th operating temple

Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Mormon Temple
Physical Address
Calles Chihuahua y Díaz
31857  Colonia Juárez, Chihuahua
Mailing Address
401 Hollydale Dr
El Paso, TX  79912-4201
Telephone  (52) 636-695-0144
Facsimile  (52) 636-695-0323

Announcement:  4 October 1997
Groundbreaking and Site Dedication:  7 March 1998 by Eran A. Call
Public Open House:  25–27 February 1999
Dedication:  6–7 March 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley

Site:  2.56 acres.
Exterior Finish:  Gleaming white marble.
Ordinance Rooms:  One ordinance room (stationary) and one sealing.
Total Floor Area:  6,800 square feet.

Temple Facts

The Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple was the second temple built in Mexico and the first built in Chihuahua.

The Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple was the first of the new generation of smaller temples built outside of the United States.

With just one ordinance room and one sealing room, the Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple is the smallest temple in the Church.

At the time of the dedication of the Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple, the Mexican saints were experiencing a drought in the area. In his dedicatory prayer, President Gordon B. Hinckley petitioned the Lord for rain. After the final session on Sunday, March 7, 1999, the first rain drops began to fall.

"Verily I say unto you, that it is my will that a house should be built unto me in the land of Zion, like unto the pattern which I have given you. Yea, let it be built speedily, by the tithing of my people."
—D&C 97:10–11

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