July 29, 2015
Amarillo—The public is invited to celebrate the 34
th anniversary of the Capuchin Sisters presence in the Diocese of Amarillo Saturday, Aug. 15, according to Mary Louise Vigil, president of the Capuchin Spiritual Alliance.
Mass will be celebrated at 6:30pm at St. Lucien’s Chapel, with Bishop Patrick J. Zurek presiding. The Mass will be followed by dinner, which will be served at the Franciscan Convent, east of the Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament and Our Lady of Guadalupe at 4301 Northeast 18
th Street. Cost of the dinner is $20.00 per person.
In conjunction with the celebration, tickets are on sale for a raffle to raise additional funds for the Capuchin Spiritual Alliance. The grand prize is a $1,500 VISA Gift Card, according to Vigil. Second prize is a television and third prize is a statue of Baby Jesus, along with a cradle, valued at $200, from the Ashton-Drake Galleries. Fourth through ninth prizes are $100 VISA Gift Cards. Tickets for the raffle are $5.00
“We invite everyone to join us for this wonderful occasion and celebrate the 34
th anniversary of the Capuchins in the Diocese of Amarillo,” said Vigil. “The Capuchin Sisters have been with us since 1981, praying for us 24 hours a day, seven days a week, before the Blessed Sacrament for our needs and the needs of the diocese. They deserve our presence and we hope you will join us Aug. 15 and say thanks for their dedication to God and for all the prayers they offer for us.”
For more information or to purchase tickets for the raffle, please contact Vigil at 681-6992 or 359-0366.