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Los Alamos Knights of Columbus Donates Easter Lilies

on April 18, 2014 - 3:59pm

Renee Romero receives an Easter Lily donation for Aspen Ridge Retirement Community & Sombrillo Nursing and Rehabilitation today from Los Alamos Knights of Columbus Grand Knight Steve Ciddio. Photo by Pat Nakagawa



National Day of Prayer at Ashley Pond Park May 1

on April 16, 2014 - 8:19am


May 1 is the 63rd Annual National Day of Prayer. More than a million Americans will unite at more than 42,000 locations from coast to coast to pray for the nation. 

This year’s theme is “One Voice, United in Prayer” based on Romans 15:6. There will be a local prayer gathering at Ashley Pond Park noon to 1 p.m., on the first Thursday of May. 

The local event is hosted by Crossroads Bible Church. For further information, call 505.662.6080.

The 2014 National Observance of the National Day of Prayer also will be broadcast LIVE from the Cannon House Office Building in

Santuario de Chimayó Pilgrimage Joint Information Center Issues Annual Safety Alert For Walkers

on April 15, 2014 - 9:11am

Pilgrims gather on Good Friday in 2013 at the El Santuario de Chimayó. Photo by Salvador Zapien/

EMO News:

SANTA FE – The annual journey to El Santuario de Chimayó is underway. Dozens of walkers have already begun their trek to the church. The Santuario de Chimayó Pilgrimage Joint Information Center would like to remind pedestrians and motorists to be safe as they make their way along the route. 

The public safety for this event is a joint coordinated effort between the Emergency Management Offices (EMO)  in Rio Arriba and Santa Fe Counties.

United Church of Los Alamos Moves into Phase 2 of Facility Revitalization

on April 14, 2014 - 8:06am
The Building Committee of The United Church of Los Alamos, 2525 Canyon Road, is hosting an informational Open House today, Monday, April 14, regarding the outside accessibility upgrades about to begin at its 67-year location.  
The Open House is 5:30-7 p.m., and especially for nearby neighbors, but the greater community also is invited to see the drawings and chat with the architect and contractor as well as members of the United Church Building Committee.
Work will begin soon to enlarge drop-off parking, enhance traffic flow around the multi-building facility,

Local Pastor is Guest Speaker on Talk Radio Show

on April 11, 2014 - 7:11am


Issues, Etc. talk radio is airing a Holy Week Special Series. Pastor Brian Kachelmeier of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Los Alamos is one of the guests on the show and will talk about the topic "The Passion of the Christ According to Isaiah." 

Holy Week Topics:

  • "The Upper Room" - Dr. Carl Fickenscher of Concordia Theological Seminary
  • "The Garden of Gethsemane" - Pr. Peter Bender of Concordia Catechetical Academy
  • "The Trials of Jesus" - Pr. Bryan Wolfmueller of Hope Lutheran Church, Aurora, Colo.
  • "The Passion of Christ According to Isaiah" - Pr.

TOTH: Connect with the World

on April 10, 2014 - 11:19am

Connect with the World


Connect your own life with those around you. What could be more meaningful than to spend time with family and friends instead of gluing your eyes and mind on a phone or iPad?

Connect with us with Praise and Worship Sunday evening. Laurie Triplett will be talking about how many people wonder how a loving God could require that Jesus' blood be shed to make up for our sins.

Shop Aaron's Kids Closet 1-3 p.m. Saturday

on April 9, 2014 - 8:51am


Aaron's Kids Closet opened its doors for the first time last month to serve this community. The First United Methodist Church of Los Alamos ministry provides clothes and shoes to school age children at no cost. 

Aaron's Kids Closet will open again 1-3 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at the First United Methodist Church, 715 Diamond Dr. Anyone in need, should feel free to come by and shop for clothes and shoes for their children.

When spring cleaning, community members are asked to keep Aaron's Kids Closet in mind since they operate strictly on donations of gently used clothes and

Painting the Divine: Images of Mary in the New World

on April 7, 2014 - 8:53pm

Our Lady of the Lote Tree Melchor Pérez Holguín (active 1694-1724), Potosí, Bolivia, 1716. Oil on canvas. New Mexico History Museum Collection, DCA 2005.27.32. Gift of the International Institute of Iberian Colonial Art This image of Our Lady of the Lote Tree represents the patron saint of the town of Castellón de la Plana in the Valencian region of Spain. The original tiny (2.4 inches) sculpture has been installed within the body of a larger sculpture representing the Virgin Mary that has been lavishly dressed. Photo by Blair Clark

Our Lady of Copacabana with Saint Joseph and Saint Peter.