Schedule of Events — Santa Ana 2017

July 21st, 22nd and 23rd, 2017

FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017
SANTIAGO FIESTA – (Procession, Celebration of the Eucharist)
5:30 pm — Procession at Immaculate Conception Church, Chama
6:00 pm — Mass – Immaculate Conception Church
7:00 pm — Potluck Dinner following Mass

10:00 am — Santa Ana Parade, Main Street, San Luis
11:00 am — Music / Food Booths on Main Street
11:00 am — Art Show – Cultural Center Grounds
11:00 am — Museum Sale – Cultural Center Grounds
11:00 am — Booths – Cultural Center Grounds
12 Noon / 4 pm – Grupo Taloc (Aztec Dance Group) / 2 MX 2 – Hip Hop Band / Teatro presentation by Move Mountains / Presentation of Awards – Speaker – Joe Salazar, State Rep.
8 / 11 pm — Dance (Cultural Center Grounds) Music by INDIAN NICKLE

SUNDAY, JULY 23, 2017
10:00 am — Santa Ana Parade, Main Street, San Luis
11:00 am — Santa Ana Celebration of the Eucharist- El Convento
12:00 Noon — Frito Pies / Hamburgers / Hot dogs / Menudo / Posole/ Nachos, Baked Goods / Water & Pop
12:00 / 6 pm — Beer Garden – El Convento
12:00 Noon — Mariachi San Luis
12:00 / 3 pm — Bouncy Houses
1 / 2 pm — Jeffrey Jacquez – Music
2 / 3 pm — Archie Medina – Music

Santa Ana Fiesta – July 23rd


Mass and food booths will be on Sunday, July 23rd at the Convento yard.

Volunteers are needed on July 20th to set up the tent, tables and chairs.

Volunteers are also needed to help serve at the food booths and to take down the tent/tables/chairs .

If you can help, please call the Parish Office at 922-0122.  We need your help to make this year’s Fiesta a success.

Santa Ana Fiesta – July 23-25

Come help us celebrate San Luis’ 165th Anniversary.


  • Sanitago Fiesta – Immaculate Conception Church, Chama
  • 5:30 pm Procession at Immaculate Conception Church
  • 6:00 pm Mass of Santiago
  • 7:00 pm Crowning of Queen & Potluck Dinner
  • 8:00 pm – 1:00 am Battle of Bands Dance at Sam’s Covered Wagon
    • Tickets are $10 per person in advance or $12 at the door


  • 10:00 am Santa Ana Parade on Main Street
  • 11:00 am – 3:00 pm BBQ and Beer Garden at El Convento yard with Musical Entertainment and bailes colonials
  • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Move Mountains 3rd Annual Arts & Sciences Festival at 408 Main Street
  • Bouncy Houses at the American Legion Grounds
  • 7:00 pm Fireworks at Mesa
  • Concert at Sangre de Cristo Cultural Center


  • 10:00 am Santa Ana Parade on Main Street
  • 11:00 am Santa Ana Celebration of the Eucharist
  • Noon – 3:00 pm BBQ and Beer Garden at El Convento Yard with Musical Entertainment

Santa Ana Schedule of Events

This is THE weekend. Come join us to Celebrate Family

Friday, July 24 — Fiesta de Santiago in Chama, CO
Procession, Mass, Crowning of Queen and Potluck all starting at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 25
Santa Ana Parade on Main Street at 10:00 a.m.
Move Mountains Arts Festival at the Town Hall from 1:00 – 6:00
Heritage Center Entertainment from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sangre de Cristo Parish Dinner & Dance at the Parish Hall starting at 6:00 p.m.
Fireworks and DJ at Centennial Park beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 26
Santa Ana Parade on Main Street at 10:00 a.m.
Mass de Santa Ana at 11:00 a.m.
Car Show in the Church Courtyar from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sangre de Cristo Entertainment and Food Booths on the El Convento grounds beginning at 12:00 Noon.

Update on Fiestas de Santiago y Santa Ana

On Saturday, July 25th there will be a dinner/dance at the Parish Hall. Richard Olivas, San Luis residents and Sacred Heart Society will be coordinating and hosting this event. Please contact Richard for more information or to volunteer. Tickets for the dinner/dance may be purchased at the Parish Office for $12.00 per person in advance and $15.00 per person at the door. Menu will include Pulled Pork /Carnitas, Baked Potato, Salad, Vegetable, Dessert. Coffee and Tea.

This year we will have food booths only on Sunday, July 26th at the Convent yard. The booth assignments are as follows:
Chama – Pop and Water
San Francisco – Turkey Legs
San Acacio & Garcia – Frito Pie
San Pedro – Posole or Medudo
San Isidro – Baked Goods
Fort Garland & Blanca – Hamburgers & Hot & Dogs
Additionally, there will be a Cotton Candy & Snow Cone booth
All these booths will need workers – contact your mission mayordomos to volunteer.

Please donate baked goods and money to purchase food and supplies for the booths.  Items needed to be borrowed: gas grills, filled propane tanks for grills & gas operated electric generators.

You may contact the parish office regarding what donations are needed.  Money may be taken to the parish office.

25th Anniversary of the Shrine — May 15 through 17

Friday, May 15:

  • 3:00 p.m.  Join the Penitentes from New Mexico and Colorado to pray the Stations of the Cross on the Shrine Trail.
  • 5:00 p.m.  Procession and Mass for the Feast of San Isidro at San Isidro Mission Chapel in Los Fuertes  – followed by Potluck Dinner.
  • 8:00 pm.   Candlelight Procession up the Shrine Trail followed by Litany of the Saints and Benediction.

Saturday, May 16:

  • 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Musical Entertainment and Booths in the Convent Yard.
  • 3:30 p.m. Presentation on the History of the Making of the Shrine at the Shrine Chapel by Father Patrick Valdez
  • 4:00 p.m. Anniversary Mass with Bishop Berg, Knights of Columbus, and Mariachi San Luis at the Shrine Chapel.
  • 6:00 p.m. Dinner with the Bishop and Dance at the Parish Hall. Limited Seating. Tickets $10 per person.  Stuffed Pork Loin and the trimmings.  Music by DJ Archie Medina.  Call Brenda at 719-992-0122 for reservations.

On Sunday, May 17:

  • 10:30 Mass in honor of the Mexican Martyrs at the Shrine Chapel with Bishop Berg.
  • 11:30 Potluck Picnic at the Shrine.

Santa Ana and Santiago Fiesta 2014

Friday, July 25
5:30 pm — Procession at Immaculate Conception Church, Chama
6:00 pm — Mass of Santiago, Immaculate Conception Church, Chama with the Coronation of the Fiesta Queen
7:00 pm —
Potluck Dinner — all are invited (beverages, paper and plastic-ware will be provided.)

Saturday, July 26
8:00 am – 4:00 pm – Car Show, Church Courtyard, San Luís
10:00 am– Santiago Parade, Main Street of San Luís
11:00 am – 6:00 pm– Food Booths, Games, Entertainment at Parish Hall/Convent Campus.
(All proceeds go to the Sangre de Cristo Parish.)

Saturday Entertainment:

  • Noon – 3:00 pm ~ Jerry Sánchez – DJ
  • Grupo Folclórico — Dance Presentation
  • 3:00 – 4:00 pm ~ Lerry Medina – Live Music
  • 4:00 – 5:00 pm ~ Mariachi San Luis — Live Music
  • 5:00 – 6:00 pm ~ Bailes Coloniales — Dance Presentation
  • 6:00 – 7:00 pm ~ Grupo Trigo de Jesús – Live Music

8:00 pm – 12:00 pm – Dance to the music of Lloyd Lee Medina and the Royal Blues Ban at the Convent Campus – $10 per person – No alcohol allowed

Sunday, July 27
8:00 am – 4:00 pm – Car Show, Church Courtyard, San Luís
10:00 am – Santa Ana Parade, Main Street of San Luís
11:00 am – Mass of Santa Ana, Convent Campus, San Luís
After Mass through 4:00 pm – Food Booths, Games, Entertainment at Parish Hall/Convent Campus.
(All proceeds go to Sangre de Cristo Parish.)

Sunday Entertainment:

  • 12:30 – 1:30 pm ~ Mariachi San Luís
  • 1:30 – 2:30 pm ~ Sembrando Semillas — Dance Presentation
  • 2:30 – 3:30 pm ~ Michael Trujillo — Live Music

**Schedule is subject to change due to time constraints, weather and/or cancellations.

Santa Ana Information:

  • 719-672-3321 for parade information and registration forms
  • Parades on Saturday and Sunday, July 26 & 27
  • Float Registration: $10.00 9:00 am line-up on 7th Street near old gym
  • Vendor Space Fee: $50.00 (city); $40.00 (church) for church call 719-992-0122

Santa Ana Festival

The Festival begins with a procession in Chama at 5:30 on July 26.  The procession will be followed by a mass, the crowning of the Santa Ana Queen and attendants, and a potluck.

There will be a parade at 10:00 a.m. on both Saturdays and Sundays.  Mass will follow the parade on Sunday. 

Join us on Sunday after mass for food and entertainment.

Anniversary Celebration & Potluck

Join us on May 4th at 6:00 p.m. at the Parish Hall in San Luis to help Father Heriberto & Father Damian celebrate their 8th anniversary to the Priesthood.

Let’s make this a joyous occasion by having all of our Parish Missions come together as one.