Looking Back - May 23, 2014

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In 1964

Tuesday, May 19 — His Excellency James P. David, archbishop of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe, has announced the closing of St. Gertrude’s Catholic School at Mora and the disbanding of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Convent at Holman. Financial reasons were given for the closing of St. Gertrude’s, which had an enrollment of about 200 Catholic students who all probably now attend the public schools in Mora County. The Sisters of Loretto, who operate St. Gertrude’s, had been active in Mora County for more than 100 years.

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