Pope John Paul II Catholic Church to be dedicated Tuesday

Entering its 150th year, the Archuleta County Catholic Community (1859-2009) prepares for its future growth with the dedication of the Pope John Paul II Catholic Church on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 7 p.m. The church is located at 353 South Pagosa Blvd.

Arthur N. Tafoya, bishop of the Diocese of Pueblo, will preside over the dedication.

Visit the church’s Web site at www.popejohnpauliichurch.org/ to see its construction process, and also learn of the Catholic community’s history.