Obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Latin American Studies from the Pontifical College Josephinum, Columbus, OH (Class of 1992). He completed his priesthood studies in 1998 from St. Thomas School of Theology at St. Mary’s Seminary, Houston, Tx. where he obtained a Master’s Degree in Theology.
He is currently taking courses at Felician College, Lodi, NJ where he is to obtain his MA in Religious Education. Fr. Carlos was assigned in 1998 to Immaculate Conception, Rio Grande City and Holy Family, La Grulla. In 1999 he was assigned to St. Francis Xavier, La Feria, Tx.. In 2002 Bishop Raymundo Pena asked him to be the founding Pastor of San Juan Diego Cuahtlatoatzin in McAllen, Tx. where he served the parish community for 9 years. Fr. Carlos is currently Pastor at St. Pius X, Weslaco Texas. He is also the Spiritual Director for the Cursillo in Christianity Movement for the Diocese of Brownsville and is very involved in the Schoenstatt Movement. He is sought out to lecture throughout the Diocese and has given Lenten Missions around Texas.