"What excuse are you gonna give me now?"
Deacon Ayubi, 55, was born April 13, 1963, in Medellin, Colombia to Antonio Ayubi (deceased), and Judith Giraldo. He is the first of four siblings: one sister and two brothers. He graduated from St. Joseph High School in Colombia and obtained a degree in computer science from Universidad del Norte, Colombia. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy, cum laude, from St. John Vianney College Seminary in Miami and is completing his master’s in divinity at St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary in Boynton Beach.
His home parish is Mother of Our Redeemer, Miami. His pastoral assignments include service at St. John Bosco, St. Brendan and St. Agatha parishes, Miami, as well as clinical pastoral education at NCH Naples Hospital. He has served his deaconate year at St. David Parish in Davie.
He will celebrate his first Masses Sunday, May 13, at 12:30 p.m. at Mother of Our Redeemer (in Spanish); Sunday, May 20, at 10 a.m. at St. David (in English); and Sunday, May 27, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mark in Southwest Ranches (in English).
Currently Fr. Ayubi is Parochial Vicar at Little Flower Church (Coral Gables).