Saturday, November 16, 2019
OFFICE OF YOUTH MINISTRY: Teens are invited to the annual Diocese of Laredo Youth Conference to be held in November. Please find our promotional flyer in the gallery below.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Dr. Alex Gotay "DR G"
Dr. Alex Gotay, “Dr. G,” is a dynamic, national teen and young adult speaker who uses his unique perspective and combines it with his passion, humor, creativity, and stories to communicate the good news in a way that connects with ALL teens, young adults and adults! Dr. Gotay's (Dr. G.) passion for Christ, being raised in a multicultural home and his experiences in life allows him to address the culture’s many ailments from a unique perspective! Dr. Gotay ("Dr. G") is a Husband of 19 years, father of three boys, convert, Retreat Leader, Evangelist, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black-belt, has many years in professional Youth Ministry (both Catholic and Protestant), presently works full-time in Campus Ministry, and teaches Theology. (Taken from his website: http://alexgotayjr.weebly.com/)
Fr. Agustino Miguel Torres
Originally from South Texas, Fr. Agustino Torres, C.F.R. has been working in active ministry within the Church mostly with youth, the poor and the pro-life movement. He entered the Franciscan friars of the renewal in 1999 and now serves as a member of the general counsel for his community. He studied Pope St. John Paul II’s theology of culture under Avery Cardinal Dulles and graduated from St. Joseph Seminary. He has been a part of founding various apostolates around the world, including a chapel-building project in the mountains of Central America, Catholic Underground in NYC and St. Anthony’s Shelter in the Bronx. He is the founder of Corazon Puro and Latinos Por la Vida, organizations dedicated to awakening and accompanying young leaders in areas of great need, along with Casa Guadalupe and JPII houses of discernment. He hosts the EWTN Español television show “Clic con Corazon Puro” and a new show called “ICONS.”