Fr. José García celebrates 25 years as a Missionary Priest

Friday, May 19, 2017
Father José Manuel García Oviedo, Comboni missionary, celebrated his 25th Anniversary as a Missionary priest at a Mass and celebration held in his honor on April 22, 2017 at Mary Queen of Heaven Church in Cicero, IL (USA). Father Sergio De La Torre and the parishioners of Mary Queen of Heaven put together the joyous celebration which included a Mariachi band, deejay and delicious homemade food. Several hundred parishioners, friends, family and Comboni supporters attended the event. Congratulations Fr. José Manuel García Oviedo on his 25th Anniversary of Missionary priesthood and all who participated.

Co-celebrants at the 25th anniversary Mass of Fr. José Manuel García Oviedo:
Fr. John Converset, Fr. José Manuel García Oviedo, Fr. Chris Aleti, Fr. David Baltz e Fr. Sergio De La Torre.

Fr. José Manuel García Oviedo, here standing with his uncles and cousins,
who came from Texas and Florida to join in wishing him well on his anniversary.