Pastoral Staff

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Rev. Msgr. Joseph P. Gentili, S.T.D.

Reverend Joseph P. Gentili was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in May of 1987. He has served in various parish positions including parochial vicar at Saint Clement Parish, Philadelphia, and Epiphany of Our Lord Parish, Plymouth Meeting. He taught and served as School Minister at Archbishop Carroll High School, Radnor, for two years before being sent for graduate studies in 1994 in the area of pastoral theology. Father Gentili earned a Licentiate Degree (1996) and a Doctorate Degree in Sacred Theology (1999) from Saint John Lateran University, Rome.

Upon his return from graduate studies he was appointed to the faculty of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Wynnewood PA from 1999 to 2009. During that that time he taught various courses and served in various positions for the College Division, Theology Division and Religious Studies Division of the Seminary. He also served in several capacities including teaching for the Permanent Diaconate Program of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. He was the Director of Continuing Formation for Diocesan Priesthood from 2000 to 2005. He was appointed as the Administrative Secretary to the Archbishop Emeritus in 2005 and served until 2009. He served as the Director of Pastoral and Apostolic Formation at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary from 2000 to 2009. He also served as Chairperson of the Pastoral Theology Department at the Seminary. He was appointed as Chairperson of the Archdiocesan Speaker Approval Commission in 2000 and continues to serve to the present in that position. During his tenure at Saint Charles Seminary he assited on weekends at Epiphany of Our Lord Parish, Plymouth Meeting. In May of 2009, Fr. Gentili was appointed by Justin Cardinal Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia, as the second pastor of Our Lady of Guadalulpe Parish. In October of 2009 he was named a Chaplain of His Holiness by Pope Benedict XVI.


Rev. Robert Ianelli, MA, M. Div.

Reverend Robert A. Ianelli  was born on November 22, 1985 in Philadelphia, PA. In 2003, he graduated from Father Judge High School, Philadelphia, and attended La Salle University, Philadelphia, from 2003-2005 where he studied Communications. He attended Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Wynnewood, PA, from 2005-2012 for preparation for the priesthood. During that time, from 2011-2012, he served as a Transitional Deacon at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Father Ianelli was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia by Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. on May 19, 2012 at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia. His previous assignment includes Saint Philip Neri Church, Lafayette Hill, PA, where he served as parochial vicar from 2012-2013. In June 2013, Archbishop Chaput assigned Father Ianelli to Our Lady of Guadalupe as parochial vicar.


Deacon Bob Brady

Deacon Robert F. Brady was ordained a Permanent Deacon for the Archdiocese of Boston in September 1990.  A native of Long Island, Bob is a graduate of Stony Brook University. He is married to Chris, his lovely bride of forty-one years and has four adult children; Bob, Kathy, Meg, and Kevin, who still lives at home and attends Penn State Abington. They have been blessed with six grandchildren. Last year in anticipation of retirement, Bob and Chris decided to relocate to Bucks County to be near their family.

Bob has enjoyed a successful career in Human Resources in the Hospitality Industry serving as a Vice President or Director of several companies and currently heads the Human Resources Team supporting the Northeastern states for The Wendy’s Company. The Brady’s are no strangers to Bucks County, having lived in Newtown for ten years, prior to relocating back to the Boston Area in 2006. Bob was assigned to St Joseph’s Parish in Kingston, MA following ordination for three years. He served at Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish in W. Trenton, NJ for thirteen years and for the past seven years Bob was assigned to St. Isidore Parish in Stow, MA. His ministry over the years has included preaching, faith formation activities, RCIA, Baptisms and Marriage Prep.  Bob earned a Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology at LaSalle University in 2002.