July 19, 2022
Meet the Saint Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa) nominee for the 2022 Steward of the Year contest.
Saint Teresa of Calcutta is the mother of the poor. This category recognizes the service to those who experience a lack of resources and those who administered to them via food pantries and delivery of food to the homebound.
Maggie Enriquez, Parish Minister, St. Thomas Aquinas Parish
“Maggie became member of the St. Vincent De Paul Ministry, and since the beginning she has been a dedicated, considerate and hardworking member, for many years she has served as a case worker, and due to her vast experience and networking power acquired through the years, she has served as ministry head for several periods, Ms. Maggie is always the person to go for support and direction.” — St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Staff
Maria Villegas, All Saints Parish Minister
“Maria tends to Our Lady of Guadalupe statue and tends to all the greenery outside our parish, when our parishioners are in need, she bakes, cooks, provides meals, picks up from the food banks to tend to our parishioners and their needs, many of our parishioners are elderly, and Maria knows their needs and willingly gives of herself never expecting anything in return and always with a smile.” — All Saints Parish Staff
Juana R. Meza, Our Lady of Sorrows Parish Minister
“Juanita helps the parish kitchen specially during the lent season, she has been in charge of this activity for over 30 years and people here at the community looks forward to enjoy the delicious food she prepares for months in advance. Juanita also helps whomever she finds in need, it can be with food, money, giving a ride to the doctor’s office or anything else they need.” — Friar Felipe Mariscal, Pastor, Our Lady of Sorrows