Former Cortez priest, Rev. Larry Gallegos, dies at 78

The Rev. Larry Gallegos, who had been with Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Durango on and off for nearly 30 years, died Friday. He was 78. “You won’t believe how many people I’ve had call me and...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Faith

Regional synagogue plans to donate part of Seder feast

“They tried to kill us, we survived, let’s eat.” That, in a nutshell, is the premise of Passover, according to Sam Bridgham, the board vice-president of Durango’s lone synagogue, Har Shalom. And so...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Faith

New Mexico archbishop uses ‘Social Gospel’ to fight poverty

ALBUQUERQUE – When Pope Francis appointed a new archbishop of New Mexico’s largest diocese last year, some anti-poverty advocates expressed optimism given his previous work on immigration reform...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Faith

New Mexico city to appeal Commandments case to Supreme Court

BLOOMFIELD, N.M. — A New Mexico city will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a lower court ruling requiring the removal of a Ten Commandments monument outside City Hall. The Daily...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Faith

Thoughts Along the Way: To thine deepest self be true

In a recent group conversation of which I was a part, a young mother of a 7-year-old son spoke eloquently and passionately about the importance of role models for her son. With gratitude and...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Faith

This Christmas, incarnate the Christ Child in ourselves

As we approach Christmas, a season of peace and joy, this year we find ourselves functioning against a backdrop of social unrest. Maybe that unrest has always been there. Perhaps this year it’s...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

A change of heart heals heartbroken community

It is Election Day as I write this. Here in the Four Corners we are a community with disparate concerns, different ideas, and differing ways of going at dealing with our common life. This election...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

Cortez Baha’is celebrate holy day

DATE: Nov. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

‘Wrestling with Jesus’ deconstructs doctrines of sacrifice

Fourteen years ago, Colorado resident D.K. Maylor found himself wondering what a modern-day interview with Jesus might sound like. He sat down one afternoon and typed a few lines of dialogue, and...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

Bible studies to be held in Cortez, Durango, Ignacio

The Journal Interdenominational Bible Study Fellowship International classes to examine the Gospel of John will begin in Cortez, Durango and Ignacio beginning Sept. 15. The classes are scheduled...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

Students learn the finer points of bells

DATE: July 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

Tribute to church organist

DATE: July 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

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