The Rev. Salvatore H. Cuccia, O.Praem.
Associate Pastor and Campus Minister
B.A., St. Norbert College
M.A., Marquette University
Father Sal, a Norbertine priest, is a 1963 graduate of St. Norbert College with a B.A. degree in Philosophy. He also has a M.A. in Theology from Marquette University. After ordination and completion of graduate studies, Father Sal was assigned to Archmere Academy, a Norbertine, private, co-ed, college-prep high school in Claymont, Del.
After 20 years of high school teaching, he was assigned to the Norbertine Generalate in Rome. This was followed by a sabbatical to Leuven University. He was appointed director of liturgy at Daylesford Abbey (the Norbertine abbey in Paoli, Pa.) and then Master of Professed residing in Washington, D.C.
From 1991 to 2000, Fr. Sal was the Associate Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in Baltimore, MD. In 2000, Fr. Sal returned to De Pere as the Associate Pastor of the St. Norbert College Parish and works in Campus Ministry, living at St. Norbert Abbey.
In addition to his sacramental ministry, he is involved in the RCIA program and the training of Liturgical Ministers for St. Norbert College Parish. In Campus Ministry he works with a student coordinator on the St. Norbert College Involvement Fair, weekly Common Prayer, the St. Norbert College New Student Retreat “Hello, My Name Is.....”, a men's faith sharing group and other programs. He also participates in the Men’s Service Trip to Philadelphia to work at a men’s shelter.