Fr. Mariano Oscar Varela, IVE Pastor of Ss Peter and Paul and Rector of the Blessed Jose Sanchez Del Rio Minor Seminary. Member of the Institute of the Incarnate Word (IVE) since 1991. Perpetual Vows May 31, 1997. Ordained Priest in the Cathedral of St. Raphael the Archangel in the Diocese of San Rafael, Argentina. Before coming to Mankato, Fr. Mariano spent his first six months of ministry in New York City and then Pastor for ten years in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in the Diocese of Georgetown, Guyana.