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Sunday Auction to Fund Mexico Mission Trip

on March 14, 2013 - 8:02am

'Habemus papam' ... We Have A Pope!

on March 13, 2013 - 1:42pm

Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina

Staff report

Top Ranking Cardinal Deacon Jean-Louis Tauran emerged onto the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome today and confirmed "Habemus papam" (We have a pope.)

The 115 cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church tasked with electing the 266th successor of Peter have named Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J., Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, as pope to succeed Benedict XVI.

The new pope, born Dec. 17, 1936 in Buenos Aires has taken the name Pope Francis 1. He was ordained for the Jesuits Dec.

EGGSTRAVAGANZA Rolls Out March 31 at Golf Course!

on March 9, 2013 - 9:14am

Sheer bliss ensued as kids took off to collect Easter eggs scattered across the Los Alamos Golf Course during last year's Eggstravaganza. Courtesy photo

Staff report

It is that time of year again and everyones invited to the annual EGGSTRAVAGANZA at the Los Alamos Golf Course!

Over the past several years, the popular event has grown from participation of 500 kids to well over 800 last year.

It has become a huge community event, with participation from surrounding cities.

Last year 10,000 goody-filled plastic eggs were spread over the Los Alamos Golf Course and more than 800 kids ages 12

LAJC Hosts 2013 Community Seder March 26

on March 7, 2013 - 7:28am

Jacob Sigeti of White Rock at a seder during Passover in 2012. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

LAJC News:

The Los Alamos Jewish Center proudly presents the 2013 Community Seder at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center

The community is invited to join the LAJC celebrate the second night of Passover with a great story, great food, socializing and Afikomen prizes for young children.

Rabbi Jack Shlachter will lead the Seder. The Community Seder will be catered by Walter Burke Catering of Santa Fe.


Ø  Openers: Crudités with Lemon Hummus, Gefilte Fish

Jeff Favorite Brings 'The Gospel of Mark' to the Stage

on March 4, 2013 - 10:12am
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Favorite Brings “The Gospel of Mark” to the Stage
An estimated 6,001,500,000 Holy Bibles have been printed. Before the Gutenberg Bible was printed in 1450, however, most of the illiterate population’s access to the Bible was purely oral: a rich Jewish storytelling tradition that grew in the homes of the early Christian church and was later professed to the populace by church authorities. 

“The Gospel According to Mark,” a dramatic one-person performance by Jeffrey Favorite at 7:30 p.m.

Demolition Underway at New Beginnings Church

on March 3, 2013 - 7:43am
Demolition crews were tearing down the fire damaged New Beginnings Fellowship Chapel at 112 East Road Friday. Photo by Greg Kendall/

Staff report

A morning fire destroyed the chapel of the New Beginnings Fellowship Church at 112 East Road in Los Alamos last July 4. 

The blaze left a burned out shell of a building. One firefighter was injured battling the flames that had traveled up into the building's rafters.

There were unusual circumstances surrounding the fire and a state fire marshal was called in to investigate the cause. 

Last August, the fire was ruled "electrical

Writer Christina Nealson will discuss her 'Wild Encounters'

on March 1, 2013 - 7:09am

Author Christina Nealson


Almost every day, there seems to be a new product that promises to make life better. But what if life could be profoundly changed without techno-gadgets and beyond the commercialized world?

Author, blogger and traveler Christina Nealson believes it can be and the way is simple and free. Just walk out the door and into nature.

She will discuss just how this profound impact can be created during her talk, “Wild Encounters: The Sacred and Profane,” from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, March 3 at Mesa Public Library.

Her discussion of the sacred in nature will

Jewish Communities of NNM Present Yom Limmud

on March 1, 2013 - 7:01am


Staff Report

The Jewish communities of Santa Fe, Los Alamos and Taos will convene from 1-4:30 p.m. March 10 at St. John’s College for Yom Limmud: A Day of Jewish Learning, Arts and Culture.

The celebration will begin with a keynote by visiting scholar Dr. Alan Morinis, “Change Yourself, Change the World: The Jewish Spiritual Tradition of Mussar.”

Each attendee will have the opportunity to choose two workshops from a number of offerings.

The afternoon will include refreshments and socializing. Tickets are $12 in advance or $18 at the door.

For more information and

Free Taiji Classes at Unitarian Church

on March 1, 2013 - 6:35am

A Sweet Concert Fundraiser at Crossroads Bible Church

on February 28, 2013 - 8:28am