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Gastón Garatea sscc celebrated 60 years of religious life

On Friday, 12th April, a thanksgiving Eucharist took place in recognition of the 60 years of religious life of Gastón Garatea Yori, sscc.  Monsignor Carlos Gustavo Castillo Mattasoglio, Archbishop of Lima and Primate of Peru presided at the mass in the church of the Sacred Hearts,  Recoleta in the Peruvian capital. Many priests, including Gustavo Gutiérrez, accompanied Gastón in this celebration with religious, family and friends. Raúl Pariamachi, Provincial of the Andina Province also concelebrated.

In his homily, Msgr. Castillo referred to Gaston's commitment, wisdom, encouragement, imagination and mercy in his service to God's reign: "You taught us to heal one another, to sympathize and above all to gather the sheep without a shepherd”.   For his part, Gastón thanked God for the faithfulness that has been with him throughout his life.  After the Eucharist he received the congratulations of relatives, colleagues and friends of different Christian communities and civil organisations.

04/14/2019