Fr. José Medina

Fr. José Medina is the national leader of the Catholic ecclesial movement Communion and Liberation.

Fr. Medina has devoted much of his professional career to the world of education, first as teacher of physics and mathematics in Washington DC and Boston, and for six years as principal of Cristo Rey Boston, a Catholic High School for students with limited financial resources.

Father Medina is a native of Spain and a member of the Priestly Fraternity of the Missionaries of St. Charles Borromeo. He received his civil engineering degree from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, a Bachelors of Sacred Theology from the Pontificia Universita Lateranense in Rome, Italy and a Master in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Fr. Medina’s educational work was recently featured in Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice (School Turnaround: Cristo Rey Boston High School Case Study, September 2012).