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Rev. James Presta

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Pastor Work Phone: 847-824-5049
Biography

Rev. James Presta, STD, ordained in 1986 for the Archdiocese of Chicago, received a BS in Psychology and Theology from Loyola University; and an M.Div. and STL from the University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary.  In 2005, he earned a doctoral degree, STD, at the International Marian Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, which is affiliated with the Pontifical University Marianum in Rome.

From 1996-2010 he served as Rector/President of St. Joseph College Seminary in Chicago.  From 2010 until June 2016, Fr. Presta was the Vice Rector for Administration at Mundelein Seminary, serving as Director of Admissions and Assistant Professor in the Department of Dogmatic Theology.