Director of Social Ministries
Maria Palacios is the Director of our Social Services Ministry and has been since the early 1980?s. Our Social Services office is open on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for client interviews and assistance, however, this ministry tries to assist people whenever they come to us. Maria is a long time parishioner of St. Luke. She was a social worker for the Houston Housing Authority for several years. After retiring, she came to serve at St. Luke?s. Together with the other social service ministers, they help families in need with food from the pantry and limited funding for utilities and rent. Maria? hobbies include travel, gardening and shopping.