Many fine and outstanding Amercian clergymen love Italy and feel called to serve in Rome or near, but don't even know where to go or even where to start.
Well, consider Italian-speaking Switzerland!
It's a strong Catholic area, rich in faith and local traditions/customs. See this site for the lovely town of Ascona: http://www.ascona.ch/ .
There's much work to be done. "Rise, let us be going..." -Mark 14:42