Professed Members




Father Pat Aiello

Father Pat Aiello was ordained in 1956, has served as a teacher in North Bay and Brantford and as a rector of seminarians (Resurrection College). He also served in parishes in Ontario and Bermuda and he is currently residing at Resurrection Manor, Waterloo.

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Brother Ed Benson

Brother Ed Benson professed his final vows in 1967. His ministry has been primarily in education, at Scollard Hall, and at Resurrection Centre in Waterloo. He worked in youth ministry in Bermuda and is now residing at Resurrection Manor in Waterloo.

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Father Chris Buda

Father Chris Buda was born in Poland. 8 years after ordination he came to Canada to work in Polish and English parishes. He served as a member of the general leadership team in Rome for 6 years. He was stationed in Hamilton Ontario but recently retired to Resurrection Manor in Waterloo.

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Father Chester Chmurzynski

Father Chester Chmurzynski was born and ordained in Poland. He came to Canada in 1972 to serve Polish immigrants in Brantford, Hamilton and Oakville. Fr. Chester is now retired and living at St. Joseph Parish in Brantford.

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Brother John Cline

Brother John Cline professed his final vows in 1969. Br. John has served the Congregation in education and in pastoral care ministry at St. Mary's Hospital. He resides at Resurrection Manor and is a Provincial Councillor.

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Father Toby Collins

Father Toby Collins was ordained in 2007. He loves to work with youth. He has worked as youth minister (pastor) and is now currently the vocation director for the OK province. He is also responsible for the ministry of "Creating a Vocation Culture". Toby lives at St. Agatha Parish in St. Agatha Ontario.

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Father Joseph de Viveiros

Father Joseph de Viveiros was ordained in 1992. He has served in both Educational and Parish ministries. Currently he is on a sabbatical for one year.

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Father Jim Donohue

Father Jim Donohue was ordained in 1983. He is a professor of theology at Mount St. Mary’s University in Maryland. Fr. Jim also serves the community as Vicar Provincial.

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Brother David Ernst

Brother David Ernst professed his final vows in 1963. Brother David spent much of life working in the missions. He currently resides at Resurrection Manor.

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Brother Ed Hohenadel

Brother Ed Hohenadel took final vows in 1979 and has assisted with general repairs, bookkeeping and audio-visual equipment at St Jerome's High School and College, and Resurrection College.

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Father Ray Hughes

Father Ray Hughes served in the educational apostolate before moving to parish ministry. He has served in Florida and Jamaica as well as preaching on behalf of the missions. Fr. Ray now lives in Florida

Deacon Brian Karley

Deacon Brian Karley served both schools and parishes as a religious brother before ordination to the diaconate. He is currently a parish administrator in the Archdiocese of Louisville.

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Father Lory Keasey

Father Lory Keasey has ministered as pastor at St. Mary's and St. Aloysius Churches in Kitchener. He has also served as provincial superior. Currently he lives in Florida and does part time ministry in a local parish.

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Father Henryk Krajewski

Father Henryk Krajewski was born in Poland. Since his arrival in Canada he has served at St. Stanislaus Parish in Hamilton

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Father Michal Kruszewski

Father Michal Kruszewski was ordained to the priesthood in 2012. He is currently serving as the administrator of St. Stanislaus Parish in Hamilton.

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Father Bill LaFlamme

Father Bill LaFlamme taught in high schools before moving into formation ministry. He has since been in parish ministry in Ontario, Bermuda and Florida. He is now living at Resurrection Manor, Waterloo.

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Father Edwin Lapinski

Father Edwin Lapinski was ordained in 1952. He has served in numerous parishes in Ontario, and Illinois. He is currently living at Resurrection Manor, Waterloo

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Father John Lesousky

Father John Lesousky is a native of Kentucky. He taught at the College, and later was pastor at St. Patrick’s Church in Bermuda and churches in the Louisville Archdiocese. He is retired and living in Louisville.

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Father Jim Link

Father Jim Link was ordained in 1976. He has served in High School and University Chaplaincies and in Parish ministry. He is currently at St. Joseph's Parish in Hamilton.

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Father Dan Lobsinger

Father Dan Lobsinger was ordained in 1996. He is currently serving as Pastor St. Agatha Parish. Father Dan is the Chair of the Community Life Committee and House Superior for St. Agatha Religious House.

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Father Sudie MacDonald

Father Sudie MacDonald was ordained in 1969. He has served as a Parish Priest, Professor of Religious Studies, Provincial Superior and Superior General in Rome as well as Superior of various houses. He currently resides at the Provincial House and serves on the Website committee. He also is the Mission "promoter" for the Congregation, speaking at various parishes in support of CR Missions.

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Father Murray McDermott

Father Murray McDermott was ordained in 1977 has and has served the church by working at Stratford Children’s Aid, L’Arche Homes and in University Campus Ministry. Murray is now serving as Provincial Superior of the Congregation of the Resurrection.

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Father Pat McKelvie

Father Pat McKelvie was ordained in 1977. He has served the church in a variety of parish ministries over the years. He currently resides at Resurrection Manor.

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Father John Miles

Father John Miles has served as a teacher, pastor and he preached throughout the USA to raise funds for Food for the Poor (assisting the needy in the Caribbean. He now lives at St. Margaret Mary Parish in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Father Dave Mowat

Father Dave Mowat was ordained in 1963 and taught mathematics at St. Jerome's University. He then served in parishes in Ontario and Bermuda and chaplain to the Carmelite Sisters. He is currently at Resurrection Manor.

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Father George Nowak

Father George Nowak was ordained in Poland in 1975. He has served the community in our local polish parishes, and is now serving as pastor at St. Mary's in Kitchener.

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Father Peter Pigott

Father Peter Pigott was ordained in 1965 has been involved in educational ministry and in parishes in Ontario and Bermuda. He is currently living at Resurrection Manor.

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Father Phil Reilly

Father Phil Reilly was ordained in 1981. He has served the community as a high school teacher and assisting in various parishes. He currently the pastor of St. Louis Parish, Waterloo.

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Father Frank Reitzel

Father Frank Reitzel was ordained in 1949. He began his ministry as an educator at the high school and university levels and then became novice director. He moved to parish ministry in Ontario and Bermuda as well as serving as a retreat director for various groups. He currently resides at Resurrection Manor.

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Father Harry Reitzel

Father Harry Reitzel was ordained in 1965. He has served the community in High School educational ministry as well as in numerous parishes. He is currently assisting retired members at Resurrection Manor in Waterloo, and assisting at local parishes.

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Father Ray Reitzel

Father Ray Reitzel was ordained in 1961. He has served the community as a teacher and parish priest. Father Ray is currently retired and living at St. Jerome's College.

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Father Sam Restivo

Father Sam Restivo was ordained in 1981, Father Sam has served the community in various capacities as a counselor including Southdown in Aurora for several years. Father Sam served two terms as Provincial Superior of the Ontario-Kentucky Province. He recently completed an internship at UCSF Medical Centre Spiritual Care Department in San Francisco, CA. He is presently serving as part time chaplain at St. Mary's Hospital in Kitchener as well as serving as Associate Pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Kitchener.

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Father Fred Scinto

Father Fred Scinto was ordained in 1968. He has served as a Teacher, High School Principal, Provincial Superior, Author, University Lecturer and school board Consultant.

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Father Florian Stasinski

Father Florian Stasinski was ordained in 1978 in Poland. In 1983 he came to Canada and has served in parish ministry. He is currently living at Resurrection Manor in Waterloo.

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Father Paul Szymanowski

Father Paul is presently the Associate Pastor at St. Mary's Parish in Kitchener.

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Deacon Phil Tremblay

Deacon Phil Tremblay entered the community as a brother in 1958, and was later ordained as a deacon in 1980. He has served the church in parish ministry in Ontario and Kentucky, and is currently stationed in Waterloo Ontario, living at Resurrection Manor.

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Father Tim Uniac

Father Tim Uniac was ordained in 1986 and has worked in parishes in Ontario and Florida. He has served as assistant to the Provincial and Vocation Director. Fr. Tim recently returned from serving for 6 years in Rome as Vicar Superior General and Econom General. He has been appointed as the new Pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Kitchener.

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Father Jim Valk

Father Jim Valk was ordained in 1965. He has served the community as a teacher, Assistant Provincial Superior, parish priest and is currently in residence at St. Jerome's College, assisting various parishes.

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Father Ernie Varosi

Father Ernie Varosi was ordained in 1961. He has served the community as a teacher, seminary professor, and pastor. He is currently very active on various resurrectionist committees and assists at parishes in the area.

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Father Paul Voisin

Father Paul Voisin was ordained in 1977. Father Paul has served the community as a missionary, in parish churches, as Provincial Superior. He served as Pastor of several parishes in Bermuda from 2008 - 2017. He was recently elected as Superior General for the Congregation of the Resurrection and will take up office in Rome for the next 6 years.

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Father Jim Wahl

Father Jim Wahl was ordained in 1966. He has served the community as a professor of History at St. Jerome's College as well as assisting in the University Chaplaincy. He has also served as a Parish Priest. He currently resides at Resurrection Manor, Waterloo.

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Father Adam Wroblewicz

Fr. Adam Wroblewicz was ordained in 1983 in Krakow, Poland. He has served as Pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Brantford for over nine years.

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Father Lech Wycichowski

Father Lech Wycichowski was ordained in Poland in 1973. He has served in the Ontario Kentucky Province by ministering to the local Polish Community. He is presently associate pastor at Sacred Heart Parish in Kitchener.

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Father Stanley Zaryczny

Father Stanley Zaryczny was ordained and served in parishes in Poland. In 1999 he arrived in Canada and has ministered primarily at Sacred Heart Parish in Kitchener.