Cusarare Mission
Cusarare Mission
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Historic church built in 1733 where twelve large paintings of the life of Mary were discovered.
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richard m
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico572 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2017 • Friends
This town is opposte to the cusarare fall, its a raramuris community, nice, very nice, local history, go on holly week, to see its dances
Written 20 July 2017
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DMGAmes_Iowa
Ames, IA568 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2017 • Friends
This church, Mision de Cinco Santos, dates back to the mid-1700s, and has been fairly well maintained. The church is in a simple cross pattern, and is distinguished by beautiful red designs inspired by traditional Tarahumara art motifs. These paintings were being refurbished for Easter at the time of our visit. A balcony at the front of the church is accessed by a ladder and steep steps. A painting of the Virgin of Guadalupe is above the altar. A storeroom to the left of the altar has many interesting old religious paraphernalia. Admission is free, but a donation is appropriate.
Written 18 April 2017
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BigMikeTx
Fredericksburg, TX126 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2016
Still being used for services. Part dirt and wooden floor, nice old paintings of religious saints,etc.
Written 10 March 2017
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mjrg59
Iowa City, IA1,088 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2016 • Couples
In the days preceding Easter the Tarahumara decorate the church inside and out and parade around with drums and feathers, carrying an effigy of the "Spanish Judas devil" which they ultimately burn.
Written 4 April 2016
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Citlali
22 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2015 • Friends
The mission (and most of the other missions we visited) is very rustic and old, but not like what I would imagine the cathedrals of Europe with statues and paintings. No this is just old and rustic and a little sad. There weren't any clergy around but a villager came and opened the place (tip expected) for us to view. My understanding was that a priest came to perform mass on scheduled Sundays and holidays. There was not much else to see but the small village. Village children held their hands out otherwise we were tolerated or ignored.
Written 21 November 2015
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Jimmie54
Creel, Mexico185 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2014
Jesuit mission church built in the early 1700s which is still in use by The Tarahumara people or Raramuri as they call themselves. A very plain and mostly unadorned interior, with the pews lining the walls, leaving the center of the room free for dancing and ceremonies. There is also a human skull in a niche in the wall, which I'm told is several hundred years old, of a revered local personage. Very nicely preserved piece of history still in operation and a must see , if visiting the Sierra Tarahumara. Also nearby are some very beautiful curtain waterfalls of around 8 meters high or so.
Written 22 July 2015
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coppercanyonmexico
Chihuahua, Mexico52 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2013 • Family
Cuzarare Mission is located in an Ejido populated mostly by Tarahumara families and is the gathering place for them to solve comunity or family issues, attend marriages or to celebrate their religious ceremonies like Candle light day, Easter holly week and day of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Mission Cuzarare was build in 1744 by the Jesuit missionaries to convert the native Tarahumara Indians to Catholicism as well to teach them spanish language and some trades, Right next to the Mission is a wonderfull museum despicting paintings rescued and restored by Father Luis Verplanken.
Written 4 August 2013
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Claude G
San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico15 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2011
this mission is also near Creel and part of the tours offered trough the lodges, hotels and motels, these missions hold lots of history from a long past area, a time that brought much suffering to the Tarahumara Indians who had to hide from the Spaniards inside of the Copper Canyons, these attractions are worth visiting any day
Written 20 March 2012
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