Santuario’s Beloved Father Roca Dies

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Courtesy image of Father Roca Santuario’s Beloved Father Roca Dies By Robert Naranjo According to sources Father Roca, longtime pastor at El Santuario de Chimayo passed away on the morning of Aug 5.  Father Roca, who was visited by the Valley Daily Post on his 97th birthday passed away less than two weeks later. That […]

Commissioner Trujillo Holds Chimayo Town Hall

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Community members and Rio Arriba County employees joined Commissioner Barney Trujillo for a town hall Monday, August 3 at the Arboleda Community Center in Chimayo. Commissioner Trujillo welcomed residents and shared some exciting news for local residents. Read on for more details.

Santuario’s Beloved Father Roca Celebrates 97 Years Young In Chimayo

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Father Blanc and Father Roca, the two priests who have served the Chimayo area for years sit together on Father Roca’s 97th birthday. Valley Daily Post image Santuario’s Beloved Father Roca Celebrates 97 Years Young In Chimayo “Me Siento Muy Contento!” – “I feel very happy!”                –Fr. Casimiro Roca on his 97th Birthday […]

El Dia De Santiago Y Santa Ana: “A Favorite in Old New Mexico”

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El Dia De Santiago Y Santa Ana: “A Favorite in Old New Mexico” By Robert A. Naranjo CHIMAYO – There was a time that the fiesta celebrating “El Dia de Santiago y Santa Ana” would bring out the best horses in a community, along with contests in horsemanship on El Dia de Santiago, July 25th […]

Chimayó Community Plan Developed By Santa Fe County

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Chimayó Community Plan Developed By Santa Fe County CHIMAYO – Santa Fe County’s planning office held a community meeting Thursday, June 9 at the Bennie J. Chavez Senior Community Center in Chimayo to review and discuss the recently completed final draft community development plan for Chimayo. The plan which takes into account all parts of […]

Summer Fiesta! At Chimayo Museum This Sunday

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SUMMER FIESTA! AT CHIMAYO MUSEUM CHIMAYO– On Sunday, June 14, 1pm to 5pm the greatercommunity is invited to celebrate summer, community and our rich culture in beautiful Chimayo! Enjoy performances of traditional northern New Mexico music under the giant cottonwoods with Trio Zia and Roberto Mondragon and Friends. Sample delicious homemade foods, see work by […]

Chimayo Community Plan Open House

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Chimayo Community Plan Open House CHIMAYO – Santa Fe County will be hosting a community open house to review the Chimayó Community Plan. This plan will be a guide for future development, land use, community facilities, projects and programs for the area of Chimayó in Santa Fe County.   Following the open house, the Chimayó Community Plan will […]