Bishop John Manz celebrated a special Mass for Expectant Mothers in Spanish at St. Joseph Parish, 1723 W. 48th St., on May 8. At the Mass, Bishop Manz blessed all mothers. Expectant mothers received a carnation as well as a prayer card and medal of St. Gerard, the patron saint of expectant mothers.
Bishop Manz blesses Maria Jimenez and her three children Mauricio (baby), Juan and Andrea after Mass.
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