Irene Casale-Petrarca serves as the pastor for La Viña, the Spanish-speaking Campus of Vineyard Columbus, launched in October 2013. She and her family moved to the U.S.A. eight years ago and have been attending Vineyard Columbus for the last seven years. Since 2010, Irene has been involved with International Ministries and has led a Hispanic small group. She also completed the Advanced Certificate of Biblical Leadership from Vineyard Institute (VI) in 2013.
Irene is originally from Venezuela where she worked as a pediatrician. She has been married for 26 years and is the mother of three boys. Irene loves serving the Lord and his people, walking, enjoying nature and meeting people from every nation and culture.