Alberto R. Cutié (born April 29, 1969), is a cleric better known as Padre Alberto. Cutié was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1995 and became an internationally recognizable name by hosting television and radio programs. Cutie left the Roman Catholic Church in May 2009 over idelogical differences with his former church and to fulfill his desire to continue serving God as a married priest. He joined the Episcopal Church and following a further year in which he engaged in pastoral work in an Episcopal Parish in Miami, he was received as an Episcopal priest on May 29, 2010.
Cutié the middle child and only son of Cuban exiles was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. As a teenager he worked as a deejay. He was ordained as a Catholic priest for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami in 1995.
Father Albert was the first priest to host a secular talk show both on radio and television. He is also a regular columnist whose writings appear in many Spanish language newspapers throughout the United States and Latin America.