August 21, 2019

December 21, 2018   

To Whom It May Concern:

Regarding a miraculous healing at Chimayo, New Mexico.

This wondrous phenomena occurred the early part of October 2018, after my youngest daughter whom I had visiting in Taos, New Mexico, suggested we visit the Chapel at C...

March 21, 2019

November 20, 2017

|Our story is just one of so many that happens in this beautiful place. This is one of the easiest penance that I have ever had to do. l'm complying with Father James direction that I should share our story for the many visitors that come to the Santua...

June 18, 2018

Hello Father,

I am sending you the story and an update for my friend, Amelia Quintana (aka, Amy).  If you may recall, I shared with you the story of her struggles with lung cancer.

In April 2017, Amy received a diagnosis of lung cancer. During a X-ray for what her doctor...

September 8, 2017

Spanish settlers first came to the Santa Cruz area around 1598 under the protection and religious charge of the San Gabriel mission in Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo. This settlement lasted until 1680 when a massive uprising of the Native Americans, led by the Okhay Owingeh medi...

September 7, 2017

After surviving some great crisis or recovering from an illness, many people are motivated to give thanks. In Exodus 16 and 17, we are told how Moses led the Hebrews into the desert. When the people complained that they were thirsty, God told Moses to take his rod and...

September 7, 2017

It has been said that the discarded crutches, canes, braces, wheelchairs, and messages of thanksgiving that hang from the adobe walls in the prayer room are proof of the miracles of Chimayo. Still, while many people have left their crutches and walked away cured, the C...

September 7, 2017

Visitors to El Santuario come from all over the world and represent many diverse religious and cultural beliefs. Many are pilgrims who walk long distances, sometimes barefoot, sometimes carrying large wooden crosses. Some visitors are Jews, Hindus, Muslims or Buddhists...

September 7, 2017

El Rincón de Don Bernardo Abeyta Welcome Center is a free museum and welcome center which provides narratives into the history of el Santuario and the history of both El Santuario and the Catholic Church in northern New Mexico. One of the most important aspects of that...

September 7, 2017

One of the most distinct and important religious societies in northen New Mexico and southern Colorado is Los Hermanos Penitentes. The full name is Los Hermanos de la Fraternidad Piadosa de Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno, "The Brothers of the Pious Fraternity of Our Fath...

September 7, 2017

Las Posadas "The Lodgings (or Accomodations)" is a nine-day ceremony, "novenario", culminating on Christmas Eve which depicts the search for lodging that Joseph and Mary undertook immediately prior to the birth of Jesus. The nine days depicts the nine months of Mary’s...