Our Priests

Administrator

Rev. Fr. Jorge A. Carvajal-Niño

Father Jorge Arturo Carvajal-Niño was born in Bogotá, Colombia on June 8, 1953.

He studied philosophy at the Universidad San Buenaventura in Bogota and completed his theological studies at the Pontifical Bolivarian University of Medellin Colombia. He was ordained a priest on June 29, 1994; the solemnity of the Apostles Saint Peter and Saint Paul.

He has been Vicar of the Nuestra Señora de las Nieves parish in Medellin. Then at the request of the then Bogota Cardinal Pedro Rubiano Saenz he was named parochial vicar of the parish of Santa Cruz in the North of Bogotá. On May 13, 1996, a new parish was founded Santa María del Camino and Fr. Jorge was appointed its first parish pastor, he served there for 14 years.

In 2010, he was sent by the same Cardinal in conjunction of the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Dallas, Texas USA, as parochial vicar to the parish of Santa Clara, Dallas Texas. On March 1, 2015, named parochial vicar to the parish of St. Brendan, Miami, Florida where he serves till June 30, 2017.

He was named by our Archbishop Thomas Wenski as new Parish Administrator effective July 1, 2017.

Vicar

Rev. Fr. Cletus Omode

Born in 1976 in Lagos, Nigeria from a family of 3 brothers and 1 sister. He started his studies to the priesthood in the Redemptoris Mater Archdiocesan Missionary Seminary Denver, Colorado.

Ordained to the priesthood in June, 2012 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Miami, Florida by Archbishop Wenski. His first assignment as a priest was as Parochial Vicar of Saint Rose of Lima of Miami Shores in 2012. On June 1, 2015 Archbishop Wenski appointed him to Mother of Christ as a Parochial Vicar.


 

Decon

Rev. Jose Martinez

Deacon Martinez was ordained in 1984.  He es married and has six children.  From 1984-1986, Deacon Martinez served as a spiritual leader to Detention Ministry.  He also served as Spiritual Director to Camino for a period of 9 years.
Currently, He leads a Bible study at our parish on Monday and  Thursday evenings from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Mother of Christ

Catholic Church

14141 SW 26 Street
Miami, Florida 33175

Phone: 305-559-6111

www.motherofchrist.net

Deacon

Rev. Jose Rosado

Born in 1938 in Ciego de Avila, Camaguey, Cuba.  One of three brothers and 4 sisters.  Ordained in 1975 in the Archdiocese of Newark.  Married in 1965.  He has two sons and one daughter, and 7 grandchildren.  He is retired.  He has serve in the Archdiocese of Miami since 2000.  He is an accomplished handyman, and he teaches religion at our school.  He is also de Spiritual Director of the Emaus Retreats at MOC.

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