Born Jan. 6, 1953, in Santurce, Puerto Rico, Father Acevedo attended school there but studied for the priesthood at St. John Vianney Seminary in Miami and St. Vincent de Paul Seminary in Boynton Beach.
He was ordained for the Archdiocese of Miami on May 8, 1999, and served at St. Mark Parish in Southwest Ranches, Immaculate Conception in Hialeah and St. Louis in Pinecrest. In 2005, he was named administrator, and then pastor, of Mother of Our Redeemer Parish in northwestern Miami-Dade County.
Currently Fr. Acevedo is Pastor at St. Mark Church.