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Parish Transformation Initiative

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish participated in an effort known as Parish Transformation Initiative in 2014. The leadership of the parish gathered on a weekly basis for four months for prayer, discernment and community.

We named our blessings which we call "Pearls of Great Price". They are:

  • Spiritual Healing
  • Our patron Saint, the Blessed Mother
  • Diversity among parishioners
  • Variety of ministries
  • Perpetual Adoration Chapel located in the Grotto since 1992
  • Soup Kitchen serving hundreds of thousands of guests since 1985
  • Vibrant Religious Education program in English and Spanish
  • Ministry to immigrants in the Pastoral Migratoria

We also named our Building Blocks for the future: Evangelization; Communion; Spiritual Stewardship. The link below takes you to additional information about these building blocks.

We developed a Five Year Plan from this Parish Transformation Initiative. This plan began in July 2014 and is currently being executed. We continue to pray as a faith community.

The poster below is the outcome of this initiative.

To read more about our participation in this initiative, link to:
http://www.catholicnewworld.com/cnwonline/2015/0308/9.aspx