Meet Gabriela Barajas

Gabriela Barajas is a native of Yorkville, IL, a suburb of Chicago. She studied Theology at Christendom College from 2010-2013. In 2013 she felt called to go and serve with the Brothers of St. John on their mission to the poor of Alto da Esperança in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. She works with the children of the favela teaching them music and English. She feels very much at home in this mission, and is delighted to participate fully in the Brother's monsatic life of prayer and fraternal charity, which includes the Divine Office, Holy Mass, and Eucharistic Adoration daily.