Rev. Ricardo Garcia
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Posted by: Katie Richards
Father Ricardo Garcia, JCL, pastor of St. Mary Church in Brownsville and judicial vicar of the diocesan tribunal, died on Sunday night at his pastoral residence. He was 49.
Fr. Garcia was ordained a priest for the service of the Diocese of Brownsville in 1992 and received his JCL from Catholic University of America. Fr. Garcia has been an Active member of the Society since 2000 and served on the Board of Governors from 2005-2006.
He is survived by his parents Ricardo and Socorro Navarro Garcia of Edinburg, his siblings, numerous nieces and nephews and other family members.
Visitation will be held at Mary, Mother of the Church Parish, 1914
Barnard Road in Brownsville, Texas on Wednesday, February 23 from 6 to
7 p.m., with the Holy Rosary at 7p.m.
On Thursday, February 24, 2011, visitation will be held from 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home in Edinburg. Visitation at the
Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle-National Shrine will be from
6 to 9 p.m. with the Holy Rosary at 7p.m.
Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, February 25, 2011 at 9:30 a.m.
at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle-National Shrine.
Please keep Fr. Ricardo and his family in your prayers and remember him in your masses.