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The dining room of Mercy Beata Sewer Association serves 45 meals and 52 snacks each day (26/02/2014)

The social room of Mercy Blessed Association of Sewer held last weekend, their first anniversary and so the Bishop of the Diocese of Cartagena presided at Mass that was celebrated in the chapel of the convent of the Salesian Sisters and was concelebrated by the pastors of the churches of Our Lady of the Assumption and San Pedro Sewer and the priest, the son of the town, Joaquín Martínez Guillamón, 90, whom the Bishop said a few touching words.

Participated in offerings volunteers, staff working in the kitchen and users.

During his homily, Bishop Plans Lorca spoke of poverty and the needs of the poor, and thanked few solidarity work is done to improve the lives of the less fortunate.

He also had words of thanks to the Salesian Sisters, spiritual congregation that gives support to the Association Beata Piedad Cruz, who runs the soup kitchen for a year.

The association president, Juan Martinez, says that this organization has been doing charity work for 7 years, first started with a food pantry and a closet and, after checking "that delivered food could not be cooked, because most users did not how to cook ", decided a year ago to expand its services with the launch of this room.

Every day 45 meals are served from November also offered snacks, "seeing that many children were coming into the dining room," says Juan Martinez.

In total, according to the president, every afternoon snacks spread over 52 children aged between 3 and 12 years.

The snack consists of a sandwich and juice, plus hand them a bag with breakfast the next day.

The president of the association appreciates the close presence of Bishop, "accompanied us walking around town, from the chapel to the dining room, and all who greeted him with great tenderness came," and noted that "D.

José Manuel encouraged us to continue with this task and although there are days it costs, we will continue doing. "

Source: Obispado de Cartagena

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