By MARTHA McCLAIN
Special to the PRESS
Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish is building a Memorial Prayer Garden to pay tribute to the Oblate Priests and Brothers who served the Port Isabel Community from 1849 until 2012.
The garden will feature a mural of the historic silhouette of the Calvary of Christ and a statue of the Immaculate Conception, the patron saint of the Oblates.
In order to raise the funds to complete this project the parish is asking for community support by honoring a loved one or entire family with a commemorative engraved paver, which will form the walkway within the Prayer Garden.
Pavers are $50 for a 4 X 8-inch, and $125 for an 8 X 8-inch brick.
Eight granite benches are also being offered at $1,200 each.
“We are creating a Memorial Prayer Garden to pay tribute to the Oblate Priests and Brothers who have faithfully served our communities.
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