Born in Havana, Cuba, Fr. Alejandro split his early years between St. Louis, Missouri and Sarasota, Florida. After graduating from Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, he worked for ten years as a graphic designer. Discerning a vocation, he joined the Conventual Franciscans and was ordained to the Priesthood in 2003. He loves to read all kinds of books and watch movies. (His favorite is the original
Star Wars). Since childhood, his heroes have been Superman, St. Francis of Assisi and Jesus Christ.