Archbishop Patrick F. Flores was first ordained as a priest on May 26, 1956. Flores’ parents were Mexican immigrants and migrant farm workers living in Ganado, Texas. He was the first Mexican-American Catholic Archbishop in the US. Flores helped to establish the National Foundation of Mexican American Vocations and the National Hispanic Scholarship Fund. He received numerous awards for his public service.
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