St. Lawrence of Brindisi

Father Jesus Vela




In Loving Memory of Father Jesus Vela 


Father Jesus was born on May 19, 1962.

He entered the Capuchin Order on August 15, 1991.

Fr. Jesus was ordained on June 13, 1998.

He entered his eternal rest on May 25, 2018.

Father Jesus was buried at San Lorenzo Friary at Santa Ynez, California.



The Blessing of Saint Francis


The Lord bless you and keep you.

May He show His face to you and have mercy.

May He turn His countenance to you and give you peace.

The Lord bless you!


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St. Lawrence of Brindisi Church would like to thank everyone who came out to help for Father Jesus’ services. May God bless you.