If there is any indication of the future of Catholicism in the United States and especially in South Florida, it is the phone message at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, which gives callers the option of English, Spanish or Portuguese.
This thriving tri-lingual parish west of Delray Beach began as a mission for farmworkers. Now it has a Portuguese-speaking pastor, Horecio Carlos Anklan, and a new priest from Brazil, Adriano Tezone, to minister to its flock. Tezone is assisted at Thursday evening Mass by Deacon Antonio Mares, who gives the readings in Spanish and helps serve Communion.
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