St. Anthony Catholic Church



Rev. Mr. Juan Bustamante, Deacon

Juan is Married to Shelly Bustamante and they live in Urbandale and attend the Basilica of St. John. They were
married on December 1988 at St Raphael Catholic Church in El Paso, TX. Juan and Shelly have
been Catholic since birth. Juan currently manages at Commercial Service Innovations. They
have 3 grown children, their significate others, and 2 granddaughters. Juan felt called by God
to serve as a deacon through his desire to help other individuals. He currently serves at Mitchellville women’s prison by helping the women grow their relationship with God in order to help change their lives. He feels God has called on him to minister at the prison. In his deacon ministry Juan hopes to continue to serve at the woman’s prison. He also plans to add a ministry serving the Hispanic community. During formation, Juan and Shelly enjoyed the education and becoming closer in their marriage and in their prayer life.