Three Friars from St. Martin
Province Missioned to Ecuador
NEW ORLEANS, November 27, 2006--On November 3, 2006, the Feast of
St. Martin de Porres, three missionaries from St. Martin Province
were commissioned. to minister at Parroquia de Sto. Dominigo in
Guayaquil, Ecuador. Frs. Chris Eggleton, OP,Charlie Johnson, OP
and. John Restrepo, OP received the blessing of the community at
Holy Ghost Parish (a parish all three friars had been at one time
or another) in Hammond, Louisiana.
The people in Ecuador always refer to Parroquia de Sto. Dominigo
in Guayaquil, as St. Vincent Ferrer Parish. The house where the
friars will be living is San Pablo Apostol., which was established
in 1587. The parish was established in 1942.