Lourdes Garza, director of the Office of Hispanic Ministry for the Diocese of Knoxville, has been nominated for Catholic Extension’s 2014 Lumen Christi Award.
You can help support Lourdes Garza by voting on the Catholic Extension Facebook page. Share this link with others in the Diocese of Knoxville and encourage them to also vote for Lourdes Garza.
Here’s how to vote:
- “Like” the Catholic Extension Facebook page to view all nominees.
- Click on Lourdes Garza’s name.
- Click on the blue “Vote” button.
- Share your vote on your own Facebook wall and ask those in your network to vote, too.
Now in its 37th year, the Lumen Christi Award is presented to a woman religious, priest, lay person or group whose service builds faith, inspires hope and ignites change. Both the nominating diocese and recipient of the Lumen Christi Award will receive a $25,000 grant, for a total of $50,000 to fund their ministries.
Catholic Extension received nearly 40 nominations for this year’s Lumen Christi Award. Each nominee has worked tirelessly in their community, shining the light of Christ as they put their faith into action. Your vote for Lourdes Garza also helps share the light of Christ by letting Catholics across America know about the good news going on in your diocese.
Please forward this message and encourage everyone in your diocese to vote now.