July 19, 2022
Meet the Blessed Carlo Acutis 2022 Steward of the Year contest.
Carlo Acutis was a young devout Catholic who loved computers and video games. This category recognizes the service of and to youth and young adults.
Alexa Enciso, San Pedro de Jesus Maldonado Confirmation and Youth Group Coordinator
“Since the pandemic started, it’s been very challenging for catechists to get kids and youth on track and engage in faith growth. Alexa all the time has reinvented herself to continue youth evangelization and on May 2022, she finally organized the confirmation retreat and she did it for all her youth.” — San Pedro de Jesus Maldonado Religious Formation Office
Elia Miranda, Hope Dominguez and Jaylynn Celaya, 2022 Bible Camp Leaders, Our Lady of Peace in Alpine
“With their enthusiasm and charisma about bible camp, they have inspired their peers to jump on the train and help. These girls have dedicated many hours working together to prepare for camp, they are confirmation students and they are active in church and in the community. Although there is adult supervision, these girls have asked to work independently as much as possible to get the job done.” — Fr. Pablo Matta, Pastor, Our Lady of Peace
Diego Perales, All Saints Youth Minister
“Diego is an outstanding youth minister, he has been an altar server at All Saints for 10 years, he is now 18 years old and continues to faithfully serve every Sunday. Diego is now the lead altar server, he trains new servers and works with them at all masses, training and shadowing them to make sure they perform their responsibilities correctly, additionally Diego is tech savvy. Diego helps with technology for presentations at the parish.” — Paula Favela, Parish Administrator, All Saints