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Honoring National Women’s Day

Honoring National Women’s Day

Good Day Familia, Annually as we come to this month of March, we land in a time and place that reminds us to celebrate and recognize women throughout the history of our country.  As time progresses just as our awareness, we acknowledge that the role of women within society’s fabric is much more intrinsic to […]

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  March 15, 2021   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter #8 (January 2021)

National Comadres Newsletter #8 (January 2021)

Greetings! Happy New Year 2021! We are excited to begin this new year with much hope, faith, and expectation of new things to come!  Yes, it is true that there are many concerning things currently happening in our Nation. But, at the same time, it is also true that there continue to be many stories […]

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  March 15, 2021   No comments
Comadres Newsletter No. 7 (December 2020)

Comadres Newsletter No. 7 (December 2020)

Greetings Comadres, As we are now approaching the end of 2020, we want to begin by thanking you for who you are, all you do, and the many blessings that you bring to the world. We acknowledge that this year has brought many challenges, obstacles, and uncertainty that has caused all of us to dig […]

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  December 22, 2020   No comments
Comadres Newsletter No. 6 (November 2020)

Comadres Newsletter No. 6 (November 2020)

Bendiciones to all you Comadres, your families, and your communities. As we continue to move in this time of challenges and transitions, let us also take note of the many blessings. As Comadres we reach out again with this newsletter, not because you need something else to read, but as a reminder of the sacredness of […]

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  December 22, 2020   No comments
Comadres Newsletter No. 5 (October 2020)

Comadres Newsletter No. 5 (October 2020)

Greetings Comrades! As we enter fall or autumn, it’s a great reminder that life is all about movement or changes, like the saying, “The only constant is change” – Heraclitus. The beauty of movement is the opportunity to grow and let go.  However, it can be challenging with movement not to get lost.  Like a […]

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  October 19, 2020   No comments
2020 José Montoya Scholarship Recipients

2020 José Montoya Scholarship Recipients

This year marked the 6th time the National Compadres Network has honored Maestro José Montoya with the Flor y Canto Scholarship. Maestro Montoya dedicated his life to acknowledging and lifting up the beauty and power of culture through art, poetry, music, activism, and spiritual ceremony. His life from the mountains of New Mexico and the fields […]

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  October 14, 2020   No comments
BOEN – NCN Statement

BOEN – NCN Statement

(Originally published June 1, 2020) Greetings Brothers and Sisters in the name of the Creator, our Ancestors and our children who are yet to be born! We want to simply take a moment to let you know that we are thinking about you, praying with you, and feeling the pain of the events that are […]

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  October 13, 2020   No comments
Papa Sol

Papa Sol

(Originally published April 3, 2020) As our Maestra shares the song of Papa Sol, we want to encourage you to greet the beautiful sun throughout the day and take in all the blessings that it offers us. We encourage you to take your shoes off and feel Mother Earth under your feet as our bodies are […]

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  October 13, 2020   No comments
32nd Annual Hombres Virtual Circulo Announcement: Bringing Círculo Prayer Into Our Home Life

32nd Annual Hombres Virtual Circulo Announcement: Bringing Círculo Prayer Into Our Home Life

Saludos Hombres from the Círculo, To acknowledge and maintain our yearly connection during a pandemic, the National Compadres Network will be hosting two virtual circulos with Maestros Jerry Tello and Isaac Cardenas that are scheduled during the weekends the Hombres Retiro would have taken place in Jolon, CA. We have found that sheltering in place […]

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  July 20, 2020   No comments
32nd Annual Hombres Retiros Cancelled

32nd Annual Hombres Retiros Cancelled

This year marks the 32nd Annual Hombres Retiro that men would have traveled to Mission San Antonio de Padua in Jolon, California to gather in ceremony to reconnect with our ancestral traditions to strengthen our spirit. The intergenerational group of men that have gathered since 1988 have offered prayers of support so that as hombres […]

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  July 1, 2020   No comments