Abbot, Saint Leo Abbey, 2007-present
The Benedictine Monks of Saint Leo Abbey, Saint Leo, Florida, elected Father Isaac Camacho, O.S.B. as the Sixth Abbot of their monastic community on Saturday October 27, 2007.
Abbot Isaac has been a Benedictine monk since 1988, having previously served at Tepeyac Abbey, Mexico. He was ordained to the priesthood at Saint Leo Abbey, December 22, 2001. He has served as parochial vicar at Saint Mark’s Catholic Church, North Tampa. He was born in Mexico City, Mexico, the son of Manuel and Teresa Camacho.
He is a 1980 graduate of Miguel Hidalgo High School, Mexico City. he earned a degree in religion from Saint Leo Univrsity in 1994. He studied theology at Saint Meinrad School of Theology from 1995 to 1996. He completed studies at Saint Vincent Seminary in 2001.