Dear Members of NAAL:

This year we approach our work of collaborating in research concerning public worship as guests in the cultures and context of New Mexico. I hope this blog helps you to make the most of your time in Albuquerque.

 I am delighted to share with you that Dr. Charles Carrillo, santero, anthropologist and author will be our plenary speaker. Learn more about Dr. Carrillo at and

I look forward to seeing you in January.

Craig A. Satterlee
President, North American Academy of Liturgy