Enrique Delgado was born December 26, 1955 in Lima, Peru, he is one of 11 siblings. All are professionals.
Delgado studied at University of Lima in Peru where in 1982, he earned a Masters in Economics, with a concentration on Finance and Accounting. He managed a company with 150 employees, but after several years of working, he discerned a vocation to the priesthood.
He decided to immigrate to the US and applied for the Archdiocese of Miami and was accepted into its seminary programs in Miami and Boynton Beach where he graduated with honors receiving both a Masters of Theology and a Masters of Divinity. He was ordained June 29, 1996 for the Archdiocese of Miami in Lima, Peru. Miami auxiliary, Agustin Roman, was ordaining bishop.
After being assigned as parochial vicar at St. Agnes in Key Biscayne from June 1996 to June 1999 and Nativity in Hollywood from June 1999 to April 2003, he was appointed pastor of St. Justin Martyr Church in Key Largo, Florida in April of 2003.
In August of 2010, he was appointed pastor of St. Katherine Drexel Parish in Weston, Florida where he recently completed construction of the parish’s first church building.
In December 2015, having completed his doctoral dissertation, “Building our Parish Together: an Exploration in Participatory Leadership”, he was awarded a PhD in practical theology from St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, Florida.