Maria Turcios

Community Organizer
Maria Turcios

Originally from Honduras, Maria has lived in Philadelphia for 21 years and has been an active member at her church, NSM member congregation Visitation BVM Parrish, for 20 years. Maria has organized with New Sanctuary Movement as a key leader since 2007. She graduated from New Leadership School, organized our successful Sanctuary campaign for her daughter Angela, and served on NSM’s Board of Directors. Maria is the head of the Family Ministry at Visitation BVM and the Committee for the Virgin of Suyapa, the patron saint of Honduras.