Marco A. López
With over 35 years as a professional lay minister, Marco currently has serve as the Director of the St. Oscar Romero Scholars Program at CTU for the past 10 years. Marco has served as a pastoral staff member in a variety of parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Chicago, directed an immigrant center, and served as a formator for college-age seminarians. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Loyola University Chicago and a Master of Theological Studies from CTU. Marco also has vast experience as a bilingual public speaker, facilitator, trainer, and as an instructor in theology as adjunct faculty in the Spanish-language lay leadership formation program for the Archdiocese of Chicago, as a national speaker for Loyola Press, and is regularly invited by parishes to lead retreats or to speak on topics in such areas as faith formation, liturgy, and social justice. Marco and his wife of over 25 years, Rita, have late teen and young adult children, and live in the Chicagoland area.