Our Lady of the Light Catholic Church

A Time-line of our Food Pantry


On opening day of the Food Pantry, June 4th, 2013, we had two families with three people in those families. The next week, June 11th, we had three families with four people in those families. By the end of June (4-weeks later) we had 23 families with 74 people. In comparison, for the End of May, 2017, we had 643 families with 1,852 people in those families. There has been an increase of the end of 2013 of 735 families with 2,238 people to the present count of 15,501 families with 45,407 people in those families.


Update: as of June 27th, 2017

Families: 143



Adults: 150

Children: 157

Seniors: 119

Veterans: 23


Total:  449





Food Pantry Needs


Thank you for all your support of the Food Pantry. The Food Pantry is in need of the following items:


Hot and Cold Cereal

Mac and Cheese

Pasta and Pasta Sauce

Dried Beans and Rice

Canned Soup

Small Sugar and Flour

Small Vegetable Oil

Canned Fruit

Bottled Juice

The Food Pantry received a check for $1000,00 from the International Association of Machinists Union at Holloman AFB to help in the purchase of 150 Turkeys to be given out on Tuesday.  Thank you IAMU of Holloman AFB!

-November 2017

Pictured is La Luz Elementary who brought in and donated 794 items. Thank you La Luz Elementary!  We also received 1200 lbs. of food from Gerald Champion Hospital, and Sierra Elementary School.  The Lady of the Light Food Pantry wants to thank each and everyone who donated items to these facilities for us.

-November 2017

Thank you! Donations were made by Boy Scout Troop 147.


Ron Potchebski

-February 2018

Pastor: Rev. Marcel Okonkwo

Deacon: Andy Weiss

We are located at: 4 La Luz Rd, La Luz, New Mexico    Office phone: 575-434-9460

Our mailing address is:   P. O. Box 236, La Luz, New Mexico 88337

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