SUMMIT, NJ - Originally from El Salvador, Father Kevin Valle Diaz has been assigned as Associate Pastor to St. Teresa of Avila Church in Summit, effective August 1.

Raised in Central America, Father Kevin and his family moved to the United States when he was 15, residing in the Garden State.

He studied Philosophical Theology as a College Seminarian at Seton Hall University until he was asked to go to Rome to complete his studies. He received his STB from the Pontifical Gregorian University. He continued his education toward his licentiate on Liturgical Studies at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome.

Father Kevin was ordained a priest on May 27, 2017.