26 members of the Lay Associates of the Society renewed their commitment for one year. On September 6th Friday 8 members belonging to the Lay Associate group of Our Lady of Lourdes parish Los Angeles renewed their commitment during the Mass. The lay associates from Queen of Angeles parish, Riverside was also present during the occasion. They were
presented to the Provincial by the Coordinator of the Lay Associates Jesus Zamarripa.
On September 7th Saturday 18 members of the Lay Associates from Queen of Angeles parish, Riverside renewed their commitment during the Mass. Jesus Zamarripa received the commitment on behalf of the provincial. During the Mass the importance and the vital part the Lay Associates play in the life of the province and the church was shared. They are like the fourth pillar of the Society without which the Society cannot stand. Both the celebrations were followed by a wonderful cultural items and meal.