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A History of the Spanish Colonists of San Mateo Parish

From several accounts, the village of San Mateo, New Mexico was founded in 1862. In the push of the Spaniards westward from the Rio...

St. John the Baptist Church: A History of Pride, Devotion and Perseverance

The following history is taken from the booklet presented at the rededication of St. John the Baptist Church, February 1995. Fr. Timothy Farrell was...

“Ojo de Gallo”: A Nostalgic Narrative of San Rafael

This “nostalgic narrative of historic San Rafael” by Josephine Barela is being published posthumously by her friends, Margaret and John Bonomo, as a memorial...

A History of the Old Mining Missions in Cibola County NM, Part 1

By Sr. Ellen Corcoran, SCSJA and Elizabeth Kelley Our Lady of Sorrows, Seboyeta (Cebolleta), NM The following history is by Elizabeth Kelley: The community of Seboyeta was...

“San Jose de la Laguna”: A History of the Church at Laguna Pueblo

SAN JOSE MISSION - OLD LAGUNA, NEW MEXICO High on a hill overlooking the village of Laguna sits the beautiful white church of Saint Joseph....

The Path to Zuni, Part II

by Elizabeth Kelley A PARISH IS STARTED The attempt to re-establish a Catholic mission at Zuni began in earnest in 1920, when Reverend Anthony Kroger, O.F.M.,...

The Path to Zuni, Part I

2014 marks the 75th anniversary of the Diocese of Gallup. To celebrate this occasion, the Voice will be frequently posting histories of the parishes,...

On the Padre’s Trail: The Church in Acoma, McCartys, and Acomita

2014 marks the 75th anniversary of the Diocese of Gallup. To celebrate this occasion, the Voice will be frequently posting histories of the parishes,...

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