40th Anniversary Mass

October 6, 2010

Mission Venezuela

Bishop Mariano Parra of Ciudad Guayana presides at Mass marking the 40th anniversary of Jesucristo Resucitado Church, which has been served all those years by priests from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Concelebrating are Bishop Lee Piche, who brought greetings from Archbishop John Nienstedt, and Father Gregory Schaffer, right, pastor of the archdiocese’s mission parish in Venezuela. Assisting at right is Deacon Chester Alcala.

Photo by Bob Zyskowski, Catholic Spirit.