"Carmel Teaches the Church how to Pray." - Pope Francis

CITERO, O.Carm., Samuel


Fr. Sam was born in Passaic, New Jersey. He professed his first vows in 1979 and ordained in 1984. He is currently in his 13 th year as pastor of St. Therese Parish in Cresskill, NJ. Previously he served the province as a teacher at Joliet Catholic High School and Director of Vocations. He was also a campus minister at De Paul University in Chicago and Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL. He previously served on the provincial council from 2011 until 2017.

Ministry Info:

4th Councilor
Carmelite Leadership Team

St. Therese of Lisieux Parish, Cresskill, NJ

Email: scitero@carmelites.net