Sr. Maria Guadalupe\’s Feast Day Celebration–2014

On Saturday we celebrated Sr. Maria Guadalupe\’s feast day–which of course actually falls on December 12, but Saturday is a better day for a celebration!
We had a \”flamingo\” theme for the party!
In these pictures, you can see some of Sister\’s many gifts and surprises.
We spent the morning playing a fun game of \”Flamingo Bingo\” (which is basically regular bingo with flamingo trivia included). In the afternoon we met again in the community room to watch Sister open her gifts. 
A cute doll made by one of the sisters. She made all the clothes for the doll too, except the shoes!
Sister received a fascinating book explaining how to make pine needle baskets–a traditional art practiced by Native Americans in this part of East Texas. Will this be our next project? 
A gorgeous cross-stitch of Our Lady of Guadalupe done by one of the sisters. This was one of many beautiful handcrafts given to Sister. 
We concluded our fun day with a showing of the movie \”The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima\”. It was a delightful celebration. We are so thankful for Sr. Maria Guadalupe and her leadership of our community. May God grant her many blessings!

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