Rev. Jose Mario Galindo, M.S.F., age 67, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in San Antonio, TX. He was born July 6, 1945 in Victoria, TX to Isidoro Lujan Galindo and Martha Silva Galindo. He earned his Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts while in Corpus Christi, TX.
Father Mario attended Sacred Heart School of Theology in Hales Corners, Wisconsin and received his Masters in Theology.
He made his first vows on August 15, 2003 and was ordained to the priesthood on April 13, 2007. He served his deaconate at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Donna, TX and later returned to serve as Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph’s. His final position was Director of Vocation in San Antonio.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters Rosa Guevara, Sylvia Galindo and Graciela Maldonado.
He is survived by a brother Leo S. Galindo and his wife Yolanda; a sister Guadalupe Sermersheim and her husband Pat; nieces and nephews Adriana and Raul Martinez, Argentina and Seledonio Conde, Marta Guevara, Amanda Rocha, Alma Guevara, Linda Guevara and husband Warren, Ricardo Guevara, Mark and Gary Maldonado, Benita and Tracy Sermersheim and numerous great nieces and nephews.
Public viewing will be held Friday, May 17, 2013 from 5 PM to 8:30 PM with a Vigil beginning at 7 PM followed by a rosary at the Holy Family Catholic Church, 245 S. Hidalgo Ave., New Braunfels, TX.
Public viewing continues Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 9 AM to 9:45 AM with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 AM at the Holy Family Catholic Church.
A reception will follow immediately after the mass at the parish hall. Graveside services will be held Monday, May 20, 2013 at 10 AM at Holy Cross Cemetery in San Antonio, TX. Pallbearers will be his fellow priest brothers and family members.