NM, Las Cruces

Welcome from Las Cruces, NM!

We welcome you to the webpage of the Las Cruces, New Mexico Our Lady of the Cross Chapter. These are exciting times that we live in and Magnificat was begun in 1981 for such a time as this. There are now over 100 Chapters throughout the United States and its territories and in many foreign countries.

Magnificat Prayer Breakfast

Hosted by Our Lady of the Cross Chapter

Saturday, October 29, 2022

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Doors open at 8:45 a.m.

The Farm and Ranch Museum
4100 Dripping Springs Road
Las Cruces, NM 88011

Next Guest Speaker: Patti Carrasco

John 14:1-3
“Let not your hearts be troubled; believe in God, believe also in me.  In my Father’s house there are many rooms; if it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?  And when I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may also be.”



Several past Speaker CD’s are available for purchase after the meal.

Since the day is designed to speak to the hearts of women, free of distractions, it is respectfully requested that young children under the age of 14 not be in attendance.


On sale October 10th- October 21st, 2022

Tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door.


E-Mail: magnificatlascruces@gmail.com

Mail: Tickets by mail are $22 per person.

Please use this form for Mail-In Reservations ONLY. Complete the form below (include the names and phone numbers of other ticket holders in your group). Reservations CANNOT be accepted after ten days before the meal.


Send check payable to Magnificat, postmarked by 10 days before the meal to:
PO Box 1387
Mesilla, NM 88046

Tickets for priests, deacons, religious brothers and sisters are complimentary.
Tickets are available for purchase at Immaculate Heart of Mary Cathedral, San Albino, St. Genevieve and St. Albert the Great parish offices.

For an accurate head count, complimentary tickets must be reserved.

The Lady of the Cross email is: magnificatlascruces@gmail.com

If you are unable to afford a ticket but want to attend the meal, please call IHM and arrangements will be made for a ticket to be sent to you.


October 28, 2022 —Breakfast of Our Lady of the Cross Chapter
Speaker: TBA


Remember our chapter’s commitment to Eucharistic Adoration and to pray the Rosary on the 16th of each month for the intentions of Magnificat, Sanctity of Life, Marriage and Family, and World Peace.




Denise Anderson, Coordinator
Maria Martinez, Assistant Coordinator
Theresa Daviet, Treasurer
Lucy Rathgerber, Secretary
Emily Paredes-Maurer, Historian
Spiritual Advisor: Reverend Father Alejandro Reyes

If you would like to help with a Ministry of Magnificat, or if you have a question or comment for our Service Team,  or if you would like to be on our Mailing list for future events, please contact us at magnificatlascruces@gmail.com

HISTORY of Our Lady of the Cross Chapter of Magnificat

The Las Cruces, New Mexico Lady of the Cross Chapter was organized in 2006 by Olivia McDonald. With the guidance of our Blessed Mother, she saw the potential of the chapter  Through her planning and hard work, she saw her vision through to its completion. She became our first Chapter Coordinator and continued in that role for many years.

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