Rev. Vincent Petersen en 25 YEARS OF TURTLE RACES IN TORTUGAS <P></P> <P></P> <P>June 21, 2013 – Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with Fr. Vincent Petersen, Pastor of The Shrine and Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the Village of Tortugas, to tell us about a centuries old event that bridges the community. Tortugas&nbsp;means turtle in Spanish.</P> <P>For over 100 years the Village of Tortugas has held a celebration every year in June close to June 24<SUP>th</SUP> in honor of the village’s patron saint, St. John the Baptist, (San Juan Bautista in Spanish). Fri, 21 Jun 2013 23:24:28 +0000 Emily Guerra 43877 at 25 YEARS OF TURTLE RACES IN TORTUGAS