Mr. Larry Manetti

Director of Faith Formation for Children

Mr. Manetti is the Director of Faith Formation at the school and parish.  He came to St. Cletus in 2022 from St. Stephen Parish in Tinley Park where he served as Director of Faith Formation.

Prior to St. Stephen, Mr. Manetti served as a principal in the Archdiocese of Chicago for over 40 years, the last 24 at St. Joseph School in Summit.  He previously taught Middle School, primarily teaching Science and Social Studies.  He holds Illinois Certifications as both a teacher and school administrator.  

Mr. Manetti holds a master’s degree with Advanced Degree work in Educational Leadership.  He also holds a Master’s Degree in Religious Education, and has been certified as a Director of Religious Education.  He is also the coordinator of the school’s Chess Club.