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(Editor’s Note: In the video segment below, KVEO TV personality, Gene Fernandez gives a good-natured summary of the early days of the Missionary Oblates in the Rio Grande Valley. Thanks to Fr. Andy Sensenig, OMI for the tip about this story)
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Over the years religion has played a huge role in the formation of the Rio Grande Valley. Because of its structure it’s one of the areas that’s well documented in history. Cameron County Historical Commissioner Gene Fernandez tells us about a special Catholic order in this week’s Throwback Thursday.