Father John Tino our Administrator was ordained a priest on June 2, 2001 at St. James Cathedral by Most Rev. Thomas V. Daily, Bishop of Brooklyn. He served as a parochial vicar at St. Joan of Arc in Jackson Heights; the Basilica of Regina Pacis and parish of St. Rosalia in Bensonhurst. He served as a pastor of St. Dominick in Bensonhurst and Our Lady of Grace in Gravesend. He served as a director of Radio Maria USA; spiritual director of pilgrimages at holy sites and featured guest speaker at conferences. He holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Pace University. After a work experience he studied philosophy and theology at the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome, Italy. He later received a Master in Sacred Theology from Franciscan University, Steubenville, OH and a Master of Divinity at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington, NY.