Queen of Americas Mission in Cambria
The Queen of Americas Mission in Cambria, WI is the church for the seasonal workers that work at the various canning factories in Cambria. The church building is in need of a great deal maintenance. In addition, the community really can't afford items for mass that we take for granted such as candles and missalettes. Also, the mission does not have bathrooms or running water and they store the lawn mower in the church.
St. Maria Goretti has adopted the Queen of Americas Mission as our "mission" parish. We are working with the Diocesan Building Commission to:
- make necessary repairs and upgrades to the church building including installing a new electrical system;
- add a shed, bathrooms and running water to the site;
- build a shrine to Our Lady of Guadalupe for the community.
Once there are bathrooms and running water at the site we hope that it can used by youth groups and other parishes when it is not being used by the seasonal community.
New Doors Blessing - Sunday, July 21, 2019
Thank you to Tom and Colin Wildenborg for installing the new doors at the Queen of Americas Mission. Through a grant from the Diocesan Annual Catholic Appeal and our Outreach Fund the Mission now has a 10 ft. ladder to change lights, new metal cabinets to store cleaning and church supplies, a port-a-potty for the summer (there are no bathrooms on site), new missalettes, rosaries and bibles along with the new doors for the Church.</p
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