Fr. Marlon Mateo was born and raised in the Philippines. He came to Toronto, Canada in 1999 and was ordained as a priest on December 19, 2009 for the Order of Carmelites. He spent several years in secondary education as a teacher for 6 years in Chicago and 2 years in Encino, CA.
Prior to joining the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, he served as an Associate Pastor at Holy Family South Pasadena from 2016-2018 and then Holy Family Church in Glendale from 2018-2022. In September 2021, Fr. Mateo was formally incardinated as a priest of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Fr. Marlon enjoys traveling, good food and time with friends. He begins his ministry as an Administrator here at St. Clare on July 1st, 2022