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Scenes From Ordination Of Laurie Ann Triplett As An Episcopal Priest At Trinity On The Hill June 10

on June 18, 2017 - 10:33am

The Right Reverend Michael L. Vono, D. D. Ninth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande ordains Laurie Ann Triplett an Episcopal priest during a special ceremony June 10 at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, 3900 Trinity Dr. in Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

The Right Reverend Michael L. Vono ordains Deacon Laurie Ann Triplett an Episcopal priest June 10 at TOTH. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Deacon Laurie Ann Triplett kneeling during her ordination June 10 at TOTH. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Scene from the June 10 ordination

Fr. Glenn: A Fiery Fathers’ Day

on June 18, 2017 - 7:45am
By Rev. Glenn Jones
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
Los Alamos

Dang … another fire. At the time of this writing, the El Cajete Fire is still going strong; hopefully it will be under control by the time you read this. As you know, one of the greatest tragedies of most wildfires is that they are so often caused simply by persons careless in watching and/or dousing campfires.

Perhaps it is because people in our modern culture have so little experience with open fires in general that keeps such things happening so frequently—the unintended consequences of neglect.

Pastor Granillo: My First Beer

on June 18, 2017 - 6:46am
La Vista Church
White Rock
“Who did you drink your first beer with?”

I was caught off guard when someone asked me this the other day.
The truth was that there was never a time when alcohol was not a part of my childhood experience. My father was an alcoholic, as were many of his relatives and friends.  My brothers and I would make a game out of seeing who could get dad to give them the most sips of his beer.
I was around 12 when I convinced him to let me have my own.

Los Alamos Faith And Science Forum June 22-23

on June 17, 2017 - 6:58am

Distinguished Professor John Haught from Georgetown University is coming to Los Alamos June 22-23 to help answer the question,‘Why is there something rather than nothing?’ Courtesy photo


“Why is there something rather than nothing?” This question is posed by two scientists in this month’s issue of Physics Today. This question also intrigues the members of the Los Alamos Faith and Science Forum ( and they have invited noted theologian, Distinguished Professor John Haught from Georgetown University, to Los Alamos to help answer it.

Professor Haught will be

Christian Church Pet Palooza June 20

on June 15, 2017 - 7:04am
Pet Palooza begins June 20. Courtesy photo
Games, gospel and great people welcome community families to the Christian Church’s first Pet Palooza. The three nights of family fun begin at 6 p.m., June 20 in the parking lot of the Christian Church at 95 East Road in Los Alamos.
While family pets must remain at home for safety, stuffed pets are welcome to join the petting zoo or travel with their owners throughout the evening.

Scenes From White Rock Presbyterian Church 50th Anniversary Celebration

on June 14, 2017 - 8:05am

Irene Davis-Dillinger and Vernon Kerr reminisce about the early days after Sunday's service. The church was chartered June 25, 1967, with Rev. Robert M. Maxson as its first installed pastor. Pastor John Guthrie was joined by Harry Chronis, who was pastor from 1986 to 2011, Elizabeth Graham, who was pastor during 2013, Lorelei Kay, Moderator of the Presbytery of Santa Fe, Floyde Smith, associate pastor of Calvary Chapel of Los Alamos, Fred Thomas, pastor of Navajo House of Fellowship near Gallup, and Kara Windler, worship associate. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

White Rock

Ordination Of Laurie Triplett To Priesthood At TOTH

on June 13, 2017 - 3:34pm

Bishop Michael L. Vono of the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande officiated as Laurie Triplett was ordained a priest during a special ceremony Saturday at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church in Los Alamos. ​Photo by Carol A. Clark/