Juan Gabriel Zúñiga-Rivas 

Age: 19

Parish: Blessed Sacrament Parish, Vancouver

Year: English Studies

Why am I studying to become a priest? It is because God has rescued me from my meaningless life. He has heard my cry for help and through His unconditional love He gave a new meaning to my life.

Favourite food: New York Steak

Favourite sport: Mountain Biking

Favourite movie: Taken (2009)

Favourite book: Life of Cure D’Ars

Favourite hobby/extracurricular activity before you became a seminarian: Mountain Biking

If you could be one superhero, who would you be, and why? I would be Aquaman, because he fought for keeping the peace of his peoples and he didn’t give up in doing so.

Favourite quote: “The spirit of the Lord is on me, for He has anointed me to bring the good news to the afflicted.” Isaiah 61:1