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MEET THE 2022-2023
D.C. ECyD YOUTH TEAM

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Fr. Vito Crincoli, LC

Boys' ECyD and LTP Director

Father Vito Crincoli LC was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was a member of ECyD back in 1992 and later entered the minor seminary of the Legionaries of Christ in 1993. After High School seminary, he entered the Novitiate and in 1999 professed his first vows. In 2000, Father Vito was sent to Rome to study Philosophy for two years. Next, he was sent to Mexico to work with youth for four years. After four years, he returned to Rome for Theological studies and was ordained a priest on the 12th of December, 2009. Since his ordination, he has worked in Mexico with various youth groups and families and he also served as a member of the diocesan council for organizing youth events. In 2019, Father Vito returned to Rome to major in Spiritual Theology where he studied Liturgical Art and spiritual discernment. He joined our team in 2021 when he was named Director of the Leadership Training program here in Washington DC.

Fr. Vinh Pham, LC

Assistant Director 

Father Vinh Pham is the 4th of 7 kids, but the first to be born in the US. His older siblings were born in Vietnam before his parents escaped on a refugee boat. He grew up in California and Georgia, obtaining an Associate's Degree in Automotive Technology, accepted and trained by Mercedes Benz of America. He worked as a Systems Technician for Mercedes in Atlanta before entering the Novitiate in Cheshire, CT at the age of 25. He hasn't looked back since. After his novitiate and studies in Cheshire, he obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy and Theology from the Regina Apostolorum Athenaeum in Rome, Italy, along with two years of pastoral work with middle school boys in the Cincinnati area.
He was ordained a transitional deacon on August 15th, 2020, and was ordained a priest on May 29th, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

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Racine Silva, CRC Girls' ECyD & LTP Director 

Racine Silva grew up in the Boston area and comes from a warm and fun Portuguese-American family. She was introduced to Regnum Christi in college and became consecrated on September 3, 2006. Since her consecration, Racine has accepted the call to serve in New York, Mexico, Ireland, and Rhode Island. She also obtained her Master’s Degree in Religious Education with a Concentration in Youth Ministry from Fordham University. Racine is delighted to serve in the DC area directing the Girls' ECyD and LTP!