Father Lopresti

Father Marcel Lopresti

Fast Facts about Father Lopresti:

  • Born in Argentina. Father is the fourth of six children. .
  • Enter Minor Seminary at age 13. After graduating, he went on to Major Seminary Saint Rafael in Mendoza, Argentina.
  • He was ordained a priest on September, 24, 2002, in the Metropolitan Cathedral of La Plata by Archbishop Hector Aguer.
  • After ordination, he continued his studies in Rome, Italy at the Lateran Pontifical University where he obtained a Master Degree in Moral Theology with a Specialization in Matrimony and Family.
  • Served as Parochial Vicar in Fiano Romano.
  • Served as Pastor and Hospital Chaplain of Gesu Bambino Hospital..
  • Appointed Director of "Casa del Clero" in Polidoro.
  • In 2009 he came to the U.S. as Parochial Vicar at St. Hugh of Cluny Parish in Philadelphia.
  • In 2012 he returned to Italy where he, once again, served as pastor of a number of parishes.
  • Named Vicar for Pastoral Health Services by the Italian Episcopal Conference for the Archdiocese of Ravenna-Cervia.
  • Taught Moral Theology and Moral Philosophy from 2002-2014 in the Centers of Higher Studies fro the Religious of the Institute of the Incarnate Word, founded in Argentina.

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