Bishop Allen came to Santa Maria, located close the Nicaraguan border,  to consecrate Buen Pastor Church on Sunday, June 26, 2016.   Three local churches, a mission team from Florida and people from the town came to the event. An estimated five hundred (500) people attended the service. Thirty six (36) people were confirmed or received into the church.   Here are some picture of the event.

Bishop Lloyd Allen leads the procession at the consecration service of Buen Pastor Church.

The procession continues.

Inside in the packed church.
Newly confirmed and received church members.
The view of Buen Pastor Church from the road at the entrance to town.