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God’s call began when my mom and one of my neighbors encouraged me to help the priest in the activities that he did for the building of the Parish. I accepted to participate in a group of Biblical formation. This was a week before Holy Week in 2005.
Germán Alzate Agudelo I was born on March 4th, 1986 in La Marina, Tuluá, Valle del Cauca, Colombia into the humble home of Humberto Antonio Alzate and Adiela Agudelo Correa. Since I was a child, I was blessed by the direct and influential presence of my grandparents, both maternal and paternal. Each one of them, […]
My name is Apolinar Samboni. I was born on March 25, 1970 in Bolivar, Cauca, Colombia. My family consisted of two sisters, two brothers, and me, the youngest. I had the opportunity to share all my life long with my family. I stared my elementary school when I was seven years old, and the same […]
My name is Cong Vo. I was born and grew up Catholic in a rural society in a small part of the Mekong Delta which is the biggest delta in the southwestern of Vietnam. My childhood was full of great memories of being a farm boy: working in the white rice filed, going fishing, flying a kite… I love nature! One day I heard the call of God through my venerable pastor when he asked me “Cong, would you like to become a Catholic priest?” I did not give him the definite answer then. I just said: “Father, I will think about it!” Indeed, I was thinking, discerning, and praying about the question during my high school. After my high school and long time in praying, I decided to answer “yes” to the call of God to become a Catholic priest. I would like to follow Jesus Christ […]
I am a native of El Paso, and I am Twenty-seven years old. I grew up around the Thomason (now University Medical Center). My vocation began when I was nine years old. I was at my First Communion Mass at Our Lady of the Light Parish. I felt in my heart during the priests homily that […]
I came from a very Catholic family, and I believe my vocation to the priesthood starts at home. I grew-up on the farm, and that is the reason why I love nature. I am the youngest in the family and I have three sisters. My parents are farm workers, and I used to work on […]