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2011-01-04 08:28:00

DENVER, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinica Tepeyac, one of Denver's most respected safety net clinics, has tapped its founder to be its new executive director. Jim Garcia is returning to the clinic he started in 1993. Over the years, the clinic has become a model for providing health education, prevention, and primary medical services to the Latino population in Metro Denver. The clinic, at 5075 Lincoln Street in Denver, serves uninsured, underinsured and low-income families. "Jim...

2010-11-12 08:57:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For years now, the Latino Theater Company has presented a holiday gift to the community, its production of "La Virgen De Guadalupe, Dios Inantzin." Adapted for the stage by company member and playwright Evelina Fernandez from the mid-Sixteenth Century text The Nican Mopohua, it relates the story of how the Virgin Mary appeared on four occasions to the lowly peasant Juan Diego in the mountains of Tepeyac near Mexico City in 1531. Miracles...

2009-08-03 16:24:00

Event will feature array of international celebrity speakers and entertainers PHOENIX, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The biggest Catholic event of the year in the Phoenix area will be held at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale on Aug. 8. A capacity crowd is expected to attend an afternoon of celebration, presentations, music and prayer at the Guadalupe Festival. The event is free and open to the public. See www.guadalupefestival.org for ticket details. Doors will open at 2:00 PM and...

2009-07-31 18:41:00

PHOENIX, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Delegates from all 72 jurisdictions of the 1.78 million member Knights of Columbus are gathering for their 127th annual convention, to be held August 2-4, 2009 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. The Knights of Columbus, founded in 1882, is now the world's largest lay Catholic organization, and has local councils in 11 countries on three continents. In addition to delegates and their families, more than 80 bishops from...

2009-05-03 12:56:11

A reverend in Calexico, Calif., agrees a kitchen griddle at a local restaurant features a likeness of the Virgin Mary, the site's manager says. Brenda Martinez, general manager of the Las Palmas Restaurant, said the Rev. Gerardo Fernandez of Calexico's Our Lady of Guadalupe Church confirmed the image on the piece of cooking equipment does resemble the mother of Jesus Christ, the Imperial Valley Press reported Thursday. Martinez said a female cook at the eatery noticed the image while cleaning...

2008-07-30 18:00:29

By Matt Russell, Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn. Jul. 29--LA CROSSE -- The pope, a Catholic spokesman here insists, is not coming to town this week. That the rumor would even exist in the area hints at the significance, however, of the opening Thursday of a copper-domed church at the 103-acre Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a recently established Catholic pilgrimage site that boasts 50,000 visitors a year from southeastern Minnesota and around the Upper Midwest. That's 50,000...

2006-09-01 11:02:55

By Greg Brosnan MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's leftist presidential candidate, whose mass street protests over alleged vote fraud have put him at odds with much of the country, has now fallen afoul of the influential Roman Catholic church. Mexico's top prelate, Cardinal Norberto Rivera, lashed out at Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's supporters this week after some burst into Mexico City's main cathedral and used the sacred image of the Virgin of Guadalupe on protest banners. Many of...


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