Farina is an example of combining the life of a teenager with a desire to serve God
. He gave his all to every activity he was involved in, from sports to praying the daily Rosary. He wanted to share his love for God with his peers without forcing his faith on them. It wasn't always easy, but he accepted the challenge. Throughout his teen years he battled a brain tumor, to which he bravely succumbed with joy at the prospect of meeting his Heavenly Father.