Four Hundred Years of Faith Author:Rev. Michael J. Sheehan In the Beginninging it has often been said that the first Spanish explorers came to the New World for three things: glory, gold and God. This was true also in New Mexico. But if they came for all three, they only stayed for God and His service since they never found glory and gold. — The Spanish explorers found a large population of native peo... more »ple, whom they believed observed to bear the Gospel. New Mexico, then was established as a colony first and foremost as a mission to the Indians.
In this book, you will discover the establishment of the Catholic church in New Mexico and 400 years of strong faith in God that has had such powerful influence in the lives of the people.« less