Fire Dancers

Fire Dancers

For a humble man, Father Elias Nieves inspires a raucous party. More than 2,000 miles from his home town and 87 years after his death, the martyred priest headlined an all-day extravaganza at St. Therese Parish, including food, flan, and fire dancing. The church hosts a Father Nieves tribute celebration every year, marking the day, [...]

St. Therese’s Garden Song

St. Therese’s Garden Song

Rising from an unlikely neighborhood, smack in the center of town, the St. Therese Community Garden stands as a fitting parable, a successful beautification project and an excellent source of good, clean food. Built in conjunction with Goodwill Grows, and spearheaded by chairperson Andy Somers, the 20-plot garden has completely transformed a sad, empty playground [...]