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San Ysidro Day 2015

Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

San Ysidro y Santa Maria

Join us for the annual South Valley celebration of San Ysidro Day! This ancient tradition,which has been celebrated for several hundred years, is a day to bless the farms and the water from the acequia that is needed to grow food. The celebration is on Saturday May 16th and we begin at 10am at the corner of Isleta & Arenal SW then process to La Plazita Gardens at Arenal and Lopez SW. There will be a light lunch following the ceremony. Please bring flower petals!

San Ysidro Day May 2014: Join this Centuries Old Tradition in New Mexico

San Isidro

San  Ysidro Ceremony in New Mexico

The annual celebration of the patron saint of farmers, San Isidro, and the blessing of the acequias.

Annual San Ysidro Day Celebration

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 10:00am

San Ysidro ceremony NM

San Ysidro Day celebration in the South Valley

Annual Celebration to Bless the Acequias

San Ysidro Blessing Ceremony / Ceremonia de San Ysidro May 18th, 2013

The ancient annual procession and blessing of San Ysidro y Santa María de la Cabeza will commence at 10am, on Saturday, May 18th at the corner of Isleta and Arenal, SW. Prayers to these traditional guardians of rain, water, and farmers will take place at La Plazita Farm, the procession's end, found at the corner of Arenal and Lopez, SW. Call 505-842-7343 for more information. Please bring seeds if you wish to participate in an exchange.

San Ysidro Day

Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

San Ysidro Blessing

Indigenous and Catholic leaders bless the farm.

Procession begins at the corner of Isleta & Arenal SW at the San Ysidro carousel. Blessing of the historic Sanchez Farm (corner of Arenal & Lopez SW), the acequia, tools, seeds, and fields.

Mantanza follows!

Sponsored by: La Plazita Institute, American Friends Service Committee, and the South Valley Acequia Association.

San Ysidro Blessing

Indigenous and Catholic leaders bless the farm.

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