A cleric for over 50 years, Fr Gabriel enjoys birding, baking bread, bicycling, and calligraphy in his spare time. Giving readers the benefit of his half-century in ministry, he writes on many subjects, with Celtic Christian spirituality being one of his favorite topics. Fr Gabriel and his wife live in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
A simple web search brings you tons of material on Celtic Christianity. You’ll find resources on the Scottish, Welsh, and Irish traditions. The Celts were once dominant from Germany west to the Atlantic Ocean. After ignominious defeats at the hands of the Romans, they were pushed to the western edges of the Roman Empire. These […]Read more
Most of my buddies got their bikes as major presents at Christmas. If they scored big they would get a Schwinn Phantom or Panther cruiser with the spring shock absorber on the front and the box that looked like a motorcycle gas tank with an electric horn in it. These were the newspaper boy’s choice […]Read more
We call the basic mix a starter, and starters may be saved and used for years, under proper care, by replenishment. REPLENISHMENT Replenishment means to return something to the depleted reserve of sourdough in order to restore the full amount you began with.Read more
Many years ago, when I first wrote Bread for the Wilderness, a book we plan to publish in a revised edition, Pani Susan said to me, “What you have written in the chapter about the spiritual aspect of bread baking could be easily applied to any craft. It’s more or less universal.” I realized that she […]Read more
September 17, 2017, Sunday, 2-4pm: Highlighted author at “Celebrate Authors” event, Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 West Picacho Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88001.
April 6, 2017, Thursday, 3-5pm: Book signing, 2nd floor lounge, Barnes & Noble NMSU, 1400 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001.
March 11, 2017, Saturday, 10am-noon: Book signing. COAS Books Flagship Store, 317 North Main Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001, 575-524-8471
February 25, 2017, Saturday, 6:30pm: Book signing and open house, Spotted Dog Brewery. Join us on the patio, 2920 Avenida de Mesilla, New Mexico 575-650-2729
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Fr Gabriel Rochelle
P.O. Box 540
Mesilla, NM 88046-0540
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