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Hi I'm Luis Horacio

I'm Mexican, Husband, Father of 3 and an International Journalism Award winner. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I´m a Journalist born and raised in Mexico, but since 2008 I moved to Canada with my family. Married and father of 3. Love movies, read, photography and write, as well as play basketball. I have received the "International Press Freedom Award" in Canada and several recognitions by human rights organizations in United States and Canada because of my activism. Currently I'm an academic researcher in a specialized centre for global affairs, and soon I'll start a Masters program after 20 years of completed my University!

Why I am a Mormon

Looking for news to the world, I found the "glad tidings of great joy". Usually, some journalists do not have a strong sense of faith in God because of the nature of this job, where quite frequently have to face tragedy, crime, horror and other manifestations of evil like the lack of hope, love or just loneliness. I was among them. However, after 14 years of career, and ironically while I was doing my job as a sports reporter, I met Joel, a basketball coach who in some way or another taught me about Mormonism. Quite frankly, I don´t remember how or when I started to ask him about the church, but one evening, two little and young women came to my house The sister missionaries. Almost 8 years have gone since the first time I receive the invitation by the sister missionaries to ask Heavenly Father about this Church and the Prophet Joseph Smith. I got my answer and now, here I am, letting the people know about this great and wonderful doctrine. This are great and everlasting news!

How I live my faith

During my life as a member of the church I have been called to serve as secretary in my ward or local congregation, assistant for men´s organization, Director of Public Affairs for the Church in the city where I used to live, member of the group of 15 people that spiritually administrates a sector of local congregations, and as a teacher for the Institute of Religion. Now, living in other country, I have served as ward historian, leader of one of the men´s group and with my wife we are in charge of the ward team dedicated to clean the Temple.  Actually I´m serving as a Sunday School Teacher for adults. Those are great opportunities to serve others.