Spanish day of worship set

Mensaje Catholic ministry for Spanish speakers will present its second annual, full day of worship, “Sábado de Milagros” (Saturday of Miracles), Aug. 18 at the Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Approximately 3,000 people are expected.

Father Pedro Nuñez will lead the full day from 8 a.m.-7 p.m., which will include 1½ hours of adoration with healing, praise and worship, confession and conferences. It will conclude with the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and a time of healing and renewal of faith.

Guest speakers are Father P. Mario Castañeda, a native of Colombia who is currently working in the Diocese of Palm Spring, Florida; and Deacon Gary Treviño, a native of McAllen, Texas.

Marita Garza, a gospel singer from Mexico, will participate as well as special choirs from several parish churches to lead the community in song and praise.

Along with Mensaje, the event is supported by Father Sergio Serrano of the Hispanic Apostolate of the Archdiocese of New Orleans and many Spanish-speaking priests in the Greater New Orleans area. 

Admission is a $20 donation. For details, visit: or call 467-2550.

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