Jake Samour is the Director for the Office of Marriage and Family Life in the Diocese of Wichita, KS. He has over 25 years of ministry experience in the Catholic Church in a variety of fields. He is originally from El Salvador and the oldest of 12 children. His parents were married by St. Archbishop Oscar Romero. Due to the civil war, he immigrated with his family to the U.S. over 40 years ago. In 2005, he received a master’s degree in theology from the John Paul II Institute on Marriage and Family and is currently a Doctor of Ministry Candidate at Oblate School of Theology, San Antonio, TX. Jake and his wife Ramie have been married 15 years and have 6 children.