St. Martin breaks ground on St. Dymphna Center

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St. Martin breaks ground on St. Dymphna Center

St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday for the St. Dympha Center to be constructed on the parish grounds. From left, Amy Rosilier, Father Charlie Garza, Bishop Daniel Garcia, Deacon Edward Rositas, and David Boone. CENTURY NEWS PHOTO BY SUZANNE PACHECO

 

St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church (SMP) broke ground on its new St. Dymphna Center on Saturday January 20, on its existing church property at 26160 Ranch Road 12. The new building will house expansion needs for the church as well as its St. Dymphna Center, which will provide mental health services to the community. St. Dymphna is the patron saint of mental illness.

“I’d like to express my gratitude towards Michael Monaghan who chaired the building committee, and all of the members of the building committee—Stacy James, David Boone, Flint Callaway, Walt Graner, Dawn Hans, Carrol Kelly, and Marty Murphy,” SMP Pastor Fr. Charlie Garza said at the groundbreaking ceremony. “And I’d also like to express my gratitude towards all of our parish staff and deacons…”

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