|Lucero, left, stands with Fr. Peter|
following the 25th anniversary
|A special thanksgiving mass marks the anniversary event. |
Pictured are Fr. Alfredo Cirerol Ojeda (left), and Fr. Peter Sticco .
|Director Pat Marshall director and Fr. Peter perform a |
special crowning of the anniversary king and queen.
As the celebration fell in the middle of the famous Merida carnival season, there was the traditional crowning of the king and queen followed by various lively dances. In order to highlight the importance of this occasion, further royalty was included by a special anniversary crowning, officiated by Fr. Peter and Pat Marshall.
|Local mariachis added an air of celebration and charm |
to the special anniversary festivities.
|Fr. Peter and the cast of the play of "St. Vincent Pallotti."|
Congratulations and thank you to Father Peter Sticco and the Pallotines of Immaculate Conception Province (New Jersey), as well as to all of the staff of the Mission of Friendship. Here is to the next 25 years of love and friendship!