The staff and parish community of Our Lady of Grace Church welcome Father Praveen Lakkisetti to our community.
Fr. Praveen Lakkisetti was born in India on October 19, and joined the minor seminary in seventh grade at the age of 11. After completing his philosophical and college studies in India with the Salesians of Don Bosco, Fr. Praveen came to the USA in 2011 and began his graduate theological studies in San Antonio in 2012 until 2016. He served as a transitional deacon at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Selma, Texas, and was ordained a deacon on November 19, 2016. After six months of diaconate ministry, he was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of San Antonio on May 20, 2017.
Fr. Praveen has been assigned by Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller as the administrator for Our Lady of Grace Church.