Father Joseph Arackal retires from St. John's and parish work
When the Rev. Joseph Arackal came to the small community of Vermillion in 1994, the church, its members and the entire community took him in.
He took them in, too.
"These 15 years have been a true blessing to me," said Arackal, as he announced his retirement from parish work at the end of the month. "They (the people) have been tremendous to me."