PRAYER FOR DEDICATION OF UNVEILING

Posted in Events on July 16, 2006 by elcrepusculotaos

PRAYER FOR JULY 16, 2006
HONORING THE LIFE AND MINISTRY OF
FATHER ANTONIO JOSE MARTINEZ

Bendito Dios, hoy estamos reunidos para celebrar la vida y ministerio de tu siervo el Padre Antonio José Martínez.

Hoy te ofrecemos nuestra adoración y gratitud por tu Hijo, nuestro Señor JesuCristo, quien ofreció y dió su vida para nuestra salvación. Continue reading

PADRE MARTINEZ TAKES OVER THE PLAZA:

Posted in Events on July 16, 2006 by elcrepusculotaos

JULY 16, 2006
By Father Juan Romero

It was 8 PM on the eve of this midsummer night of 2006 that the expected dedication of the more than life-sized bronze Memorial of Padre Antonio José Martínez was to take place in the Taos Plaza. The event was scheduled to take place at 2 PM the following day, Sunday July 16, on occasion of the beginning of the “Fiestecitas” that anticipate the celebration of the annual Taos Fiestas. I circled the plaza in my rented car on my way to the church of Our Lady of Guadalupe where I would be spending the night. From that church, Padre Martínez actively served the people for thirty-two years. For another ten years before his death, he would continue to live in Taos and serve the people as he could as a priest and as a politician.

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Posted in Events on July 5, 2006 by elcrepusculotaos

VENUE FOR WEEKEND OF MEMORIAL UNVEILING: JULY 14-26

Several venues will be utilized for the functions taking place throughout the weekend. The Old County Courthouse on the Historic Taos Plaza, the Harwood Museum of Art, the Millicent Rogers Museum, Oñate Center (Ohkay Owingeh) and la Hacienda de los Martínez will be displaying the history, as well as hosting speakers interpreting the eventful life of Padre Martínez. Continue reading