Father Charles Cortinovis is a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington and was ordained to the priesthood by His Eminence Donald Cardinal Wuerl in 2009. Father Cortinovis is a native of Pittsburgh, PA and studied science in college before coming to the Washington area to attend law school. After briefly practicing law in Washington, Father Cortinovis entered the seminary for the Archdiocese of Washington and completed his theological studies in Rome at the Pontifical North American College. He has been assigned to several parishes in the archdiocese following ordination and served as the priest-secretary to Cardinal Wuerl before being assigned to Saint Ambrose in 2016. He also serves as the Executive Director of the Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs for the Archdiocese of Washington, facilitating the Church’s relationships with members of other faith traditions in the area.
Father Cortinovis loves being a priest, and particularly enjoys getting to know his parishioners. He is grateful to be serving the dynamic and vibrant parish and school communities of Saint Ambrose, and welcomes all who would like to become members of our parish or school community. You may contact him at (301) 773-9300 or firstname.lastname@example.org