About Father Frank
Fr. Francis (Frank) Quintana was ordained to the Priesthood in 1975 and is the founding Pastor of Blessed Oscar Romero Catholic Community in Albuquerque. He has served several Parishes in Denver, Boulder, and Aurora, Colorado, Helena, Montana and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Most of his career he served St. Mary’s Anglican Catholic Church, near the University of Denver. At St. Mary’s he served as assistant to the Bishop. Fr. Frank has also served as a hospice chaplain, founded and directed a housing ministry for persons living with HIV/AIDS in Denver. Most recently Fr. Frank served The Parish Church of St Jerome for the Ecumenical Catholic Communion,
in Tulsa, OK for nearly two years.
Fr. Quintana was invited to Albuquerque ten months ago to minister The Gospel of Peace and Justice. While in Albuquerque, he has shown himself to be a vocal and active advocate for the LGBTQ Community, for the Indigenous People, and the Un-housed. He has also served on the People’s Tribunal Against Police Brutality.
Fr. Frank and Ted Boltz, his Partner of 16 years, are developing a flourishing and growing ministry, as the parish, Blessed Oscar Romero Catholic Community continues its outreach to the City of Albuquerque.
About the Communion
The Ecumenical Catholic Communion (ECC) is a “communion of communities” which is both ecumenical and Catholic in that all members celebrate a characteristically Catholic faith, welcoming all. ECC members are called by the Spirit to preach the Gospel of liberation and justice and to offer a refuge in Christ for those who have been excluded or feel marginalized by their faith tradition. The Ecumenical Catholic Communion has found …
“A New Way to Celebrate an Ancient Faith.”