Fr. Michael Reyes is a Franciscan friar from Holy Name Province. He was born in San Pablo, Laguna, in the Philippines, and moved to the United States when he was 16 years old. He grew up in a multicultural family, hearing Spanish, Filipino, Chinese, and English. After a career in information technology in Manhattan, he joined the Friars Minor in 2008. Michael was ordained to the Priesthood in January 2016. He is currently serving as the Parochial Vicar at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tampa, FL. He studied under Brother Robert Lentz while he was at Holy Name College in Silver Spring, Maryland.