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Fr. Roman Majek OMI (1999 ~ 2011)

Fr. Roman Majek was born on October 23, 1953 in Podlasie, Poland, and grew up close to the Marian shrine in Koden nad Bugiem, which the Oblates administer. He entered the Oblates right after fi nishing elementary school. From 1973-1979 Roman studied at the Oblate seminary in Obra. He completed his Master’s degree in Catholic social studies at the Papal School of Theology in Poznan. On June 16, 1979, he was ordained by Bishop Tadeusz Etter and began working among the hearing- and speech-impaired of Lubliniec (1979 -1983). Later, Fr. Roman worked at St. Nicholas parish and St. Eugene de Mazenod parish in Kedzierzyn-Kozle (1983-1987). He arrived in Canada in 1987. From 1987-1990 he was pastoral assistant at St. Casimir’s parish in Toronto, where he also taught Polish school. He later served as pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul parish in Welland, ON (1990-1993) and St. Casimir’s parish in Vancouver, BC (1993-1999). From 1999 to 2011, he was pastor of Holy Rosary parish in Edmonton. In 1999 Fr. Roman was awarded a golden cross for his work for the good of the Polish-Canadian community. Since 2011 he is pastor of Our Lady Queen of Poland in Edmonton. Sports, reading and fishing are Fr. Majek’s favourite pastimes.
Fr. Roman Majek OMI (1999 ~ 2011)
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