WILMINGTON – When the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales opened Nativity Prep in 2003, one of the sixth-grade students was a boy who not too long before that had moved from Mexico to Delaware. Rogelio Lopez was still learning English and had spent fifth grade at Marbrook Elementary School near Prices Corner when his mother made a decision that changed his life.
“I was doing this program at the LACC (Latin American Community Center),” Lopez recalled recently. “This priest, it turned out to be Brother Ed, now Father Ed Ogden, he came to talk to us about this school. I didn’t think much of it, but my mom apparently liked it.”
She signed him up, “and that was it,” Lopez, who is approaching his 23rd birthday, said with a laugh. Read more »