First Posted: 10/6/2014
The Altar and Rosary Society of Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, recently held its annual Birthday Tea. Nearly 200 guests attended the event.
Tables were decorated for a different month of the year and a birthday table. This year’s table themes were: Hearts & Flowers, Love Will Keep Us Together, May Is Mary’s Month, Welcome to the Carnival, Game Day, 4th of July Celebrating our Most Precious Freedom of Religion, Autumn Days, Happy Thanksgiving, O Holy Night and Happy Birthday.
Reverend Daniel A. Toomey started the afternoon with a blessing. Altar and Rosary President Renee Benedetti welcomed the crowd and introduced the entertainment, The Joan Harris Center for Gifted and Talented Children Singers and Dancers.
Following the entertainment, refreshments were served and a raffle and door prizes were awarded. Chairwomen for the event were Renee Benedetti, Sharon Lumbis, Marianne Cogan, Dolly Hoffman, Linda Traver and Kathy Murray.