Reverend Renato J. Bautista received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. He ventured into teaching for five years, and then into banking for 15 years, before entering Immaculate Conception Seminary in 2003. Ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Newark in 2007, Father Renato served as parochial vicar at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, Franklin Lakes, NJ from June 2007-June 2011. In July 2011, he began his duties as Assistant Director of Formation at Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology. In Spring 2012, he was appointed Director of Formation at Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology.