Fr. Jose Ruisanchez

Fr. Jose Ruisanchez is assistant chaplain of the Catholic Information Center. He is also Adjunct Spiritual Director at Mount Saint Mary Seminary in Emmitsburg, MD and coordinator for the Opus Dei activities for diocesan priests in the Washington DC Metropolitan area.

Fr. Ruisanchez grew up in Barcelona, Spain where he graduated from Medical School in 1981 and practiced as a family doctor for two years.

In 1983 he moved to Rome and he was ordained a priest for the Prelature of Opus Dei by Saint John Paul II in 1986. After obtaining a masters in Canon Law (JCL) at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross he was assigned to California in 1989 where he attended the pastoral needs of the Prelature.

In 2001 Fr. Ruisanchez moved to Boston. He became the Chaplain of the Montrose School and exercised his pastoral ministry among high school and college students until 2018. During that time he also was part of the Hispanic Ministry at St. Columbkille Parish in Brighton, MA. From 2017 to 2019 he worked as assistant Chaplain at The Heights school in Washington DC.