Sep 022015
 
El Santuario de Chamayo, Chamayo, NM

Share It! Located nine miles east of Espanola, New Mexico, and twenty-eight miles north of Santa Fe, this shrine receives about three-hundred visitors per year and is considered to be the most important Catholic pilgrimage in the United States. The first chapel was built on the land by Bernardo Abeyta who asked for permission to build a larger place of worship. Once reports of healings and cures were reported, he received permission and the present-day chapel was built in 1816. It became a national landmark in 1970. Each year during Holy [Read More]

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