Prayer Group – “La Guadalupana”
Basilica of Saint Mary of the Assumption
506 Fourth St.
Marietta, OH 45750
Tel.: (740) 434-7709
Our purpose is to help Latin people in our community to become part of the American society while celebrating the cultural heritage we bring with us.
Description of Services:
We participate in different activities such as:
-Helping new Hispanic people in Marietta.
-Rev. Msgr. John Michael Campbell celebrates Mass in Spanish at the Basilica of
St. Mary of the Assumption every last Saturday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
-We pray the Holy Rosary at the Basilica's conference room every Wednesday at 12:00
-Sister Francisca Aguillon coordinates all the visits with families in need. She helps
them with information and translation about health care such as doctor's appointments,
GYN screening, vaccinations and transportation.
-Sister Francisca also helps with the school children's registration and serves as an
interpreter at the school meetings.
-As a group we have different meetings during the year for planning the celebration of
"The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe."
-We provide information about free English classes for people who need it.
-We provide information about legal assistance for immigrants.
-We also host gatherings where we share our culture through native foods and traditions.
OLANet Main Contact:
First Name: Sister Francisca
Last Name: Aguillon
Title: Coordinator of the Hispanic Ministry
Phone: (740) 434-7709