Women Be Blessed conference a success

Dear Ladies:

Thank you so much for helping us make this non-denominational Catholic based Lenten “Women Be Blessed Conference 2020” a success. Women from Globe, Miami, Safford, Tucson, Phoenix, Superior, Yuma, Douglas and many more areas attended. Women I hope and pray that you embark upon this Lenten season with your spiritual batteries recharged and in addition to almsgiving, prayer, and fasting; we all are led to do more in thanksgiving.

I would like to personally thank the outstanding and multi-talented Women Be Blessed Conference 2020 team: Jessica Madrid-Warden, Yolanda Guzman, Terri Griego, Meg Pierce, Armida Bittner, Kristi Gayle, Maree Rist, Debbie Castaneda, Barb Osborn, Maria Brucoe, and Alice Shoemaker. I thank our Speaker and Spiritual Director Dr. Linda Ryan and daughter Francesca Ryan. I thank Priest and Administrator of Holy Angels Catholic Church Father Albert Miranda and the Pinal West Vicariate. I thank Sister Lois Paha, a Dominican Sister of Peace and Director of Pastoral Services and Formation at the Diocese of Tucson for guidance, prayers, and so much assistance for this event. I thank our sponsors and cooks; the Arizona State Knights of Columbus men from District 16, Council 1158: Fred Madrid, Joe Skamel, Jesse Guerrena, Jim Osborn, John Meyer, Greg Marin, and David Cook. I thank those not mentioned here who so freely gave of their time and talents and many prayers to assist the team and the event.

I also thank our local media; Arizona Silver Belt, Copper Country News, Globe-Miami Times, radio stations, and all those who posted the information to multi-media. Thank you so much for your support.


Julie Madrid

Coordinator and Facilitator Women Be Blessed Conference 2020