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 […]

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 […]

Santuario Pilgrims: Stories From The Road

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Santuario Pilgrims: Stories From The Road CHIMAYO – As has been done for decades, the walkers are on the road again to the Santuario de Chimayo. Northern New Mexico residents are familiar with the Easter week tradition when over 10 thousand pilgrims will walk to the Santuario chapel in Chimayo. The majority of walkers were […]

RTD Adds Additional Buses for Chimayo Pilgrims On Good Friday

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  RTD Adds Additional Bus To Accommodate Chimayo Pilgrims On Good Friday   RTD News: ESPANOLA – In addition to its regular Chimayo Route bus, the North Central Regional Transit District (RTD “Blue Bus”) will be adding an additional bus along its Española to Chimayo route to accommodate people making the annual pilgrimage to El […]