January 17, 2017 – San Pedro River

Today we remembered in prayer ROGELIO NIEVES BACA, age 46, who was found deceased in the San Pedro River, a few miles from the Mexican border.   The San Pedro has been a migratory path for animals and travelers for millennia.   In this area there is constant water in the river, so it is believed that Rogelio succumbed to the cold and wet where he ended his journey beneath the cottonwoods.

Six students from the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point accompanied us on our pilgrimage of remembrance.

This prayer reflection called “La Ruta de Mujeres”  by Reverend Delle McCormick was read during the ceremony:  la-ruta-de-mujeres