Wednesday May 15
Celebrations honor patron saint of farmers
It will be a day of praying for rain and blessings for fields and community ditches as New Mexico Catholics gather to honor San Ysidro, the patron saint of farmers.
The Charlotte Observer
Drought across the West spurs resurgence of faith
This April 19, 2013 photo shows Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church parishioners Albert Lucero, left, and Nick McGovern, center, leading a prayer procession for rain in Bernalillo, N.M. From the heart of New Mexico to West Texas and Oklahoma, the pressures of drought have resulted in a resurgence of faith from Christian preachers and Catholic ... (more)
NM shells out for repair costsa
The state of New Mexico has had to pay nearly $14 million in unexpected repair costs for a stretch of U.S. 550 due to a liability limit that was included in a 20-year warranty on the reconstruction and widening of the highway between San Ysidro and Bloomfield.