Heading south on I-285, this site is a quick one to see. Look to the west at 8th street in Antonito and you can’t miss it. Turn west and you’ll find ample parking.
Ms. Guadalupe (read her story HERE) became the patron saint of this church first built by John B. Lamy, the first bishop of Santa Fe. The first building was dedicated on Dec 12, 1863, and was under the Jesuit Fathers from 1871-1920. Since 1920, it has been under the Theatine Fathers.
The church was destroyed by fire on Ash Wednesday in 1926, leading to a rebuild. The current church was dedicated Dec 12, 1927. The towers that you see (and a section in the back) were added in 1948.
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