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Pilgrimages to the Santuario de Chimayó
Holy Week (March 25-31) brings 3,000 spiritual seekers to the Santuario de Chimayó in a ritual of spiritual renewal, healing and re-dedication. The Santuario, constructed by the Abetya as a family chapel in 1816, has been a source of spiritual and physical healing. Those who make pilgrimages to Chimayo experience a blessing as a result of their walk to the Santuario. The following are pilgrimages planned by Santa Fe churches.
Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church
Saturdays, March 3, March 10, March 17 and March 24
The Holy Name Society from Saint John the Baptist Church will lead pilgrimages on Saturdays and on Good Friday. The pilgrimages will leave Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Hwy. NM 503 in Nambe) at 7:30 a.m., with Mass celebrated at 11:00 a.m. in Chimayo. For more information call (505) 983-5034.
Cathedral Basilica of St Francis of Assisi
Saturday, March 24
The Cathedral Basilica of St Francis of Assisi pilgrimage will leave from Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Hwy. NM 503 in Nambe) at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, arriving at the Santuario in Chimayó for Mass at 10:00 a.m. For more information call (505) 982-5619.
Santa Maria de la Paz
Saturday, March 24
The Santa Maria de la Paz pilgrimage will leave Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Hwy. NM 503 in Nambe) at 7:00 a.m., with Mass at 11:00 a.m. in Chimayó. Bus transportation is available for those parishioners unable to walk. The bus departs from Santa Maria de la Paz at 6:00 a.m. and will follow the procession, stopping periodically to pray. The bus transportation fee is $10.00. For more information call (505) 473-4200.
Church of the Holy Faith Episcopal
Wednesday, March 28
The Church of the Holy Faith Episcopal pilgrimage will meet at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Hwy. NM 503 in Nambe) at 9:00 a.m. At each mile there will be a pause to pray the Stations of the Cross. Please RSVP by calling (505) 982-4447.
Altitude Mission Church
Good Friday, March 30
Altitude Church will be hosting the Prayer Tent on Good Friday, March 30, on the road to Chimayó. The prayer tent will open early Friday morning. Prayer, tracts, and bottled water will be share with hundreds as they make their journey to Chimayó. Altitude invites those interested in participating in this outreach to join them at the church (1612 Pacheco Street) at 6:00 a.m. Help support and encourage the people as they complete their pilgrimage. For more information call (505) 982-8950.
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