Associate Pastor

I Hear You! | Fr. Matthew Kowalski


Date of Talk:  April 14th, 2015
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Fr. Matthew Kowalski
Work Listing(s):   Associate Pastor
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Associate Pastor at St. Paul of the Cross parish, will tell us of his work as a graduate chemical engineer, and will tell us of a surprising outcome of his first job experience. Hear how Fr. Matt listened to his heart and became a Catholic Priest.


Cultivating Soil is Like Faith | Fr. Piotr Gnoinski


Date of Talk:  November 15th, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Fr. Piotr Gnoinski
Work Listing(s):   Associate Pastor
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Fr. Piotr Gnoinski, Associate Pastor at St. Paul of the Cross parish, is a religious speaker who grew up on a farm in Poland. The faith to cultivate and nurture the crops, the hope to sow the seeds and trust that God will provide a harvest, and the love to persevere through hardship, this and more was learned while he was doing chores. It was through tilling the soil and the faith of his parents that he learned many of the traits that led him to the Priesthood.


Love what God has called me to | Rev. John Chrzan


Date of Talk:  June 23rd, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Rev. John Chrzan
Work Listing(s):   Associate Pastor, Pastor, Priest
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ev. John Chrzan, will tell us of his spirituality at work  as a parish priest. Hear how this happy priest relates to celibacy.


Mary Untying The Knots | Rev. John Chrzan


Date of Talk:  June 23rd, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Rev. John Chrzan
Work Listing(s):   Associate Pastor, Pastor, Priest
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Rev. John Chrzan, newly appointed Pastor of St. Gilbert parish in Grayslake, Il., will tell us of his spirituality at work  as Associate Pastor at St. Paul of the Cross. In our high volume, vibrant, energetic parish, he had to let some things go while remaining welcoming, gracious, and inviting. Hear what this happy priest says about Our Lady, Mary, Untying knots. Hear this tip we all can use turning our knots over to God thru the intercession of Mary.


One Priest’s Experience | Rev. John Chrzan


Date of Talk:  June 22nd, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Rev. John Chrzan
Work Listing(s):   Associate Pastor, Pastor, Priest
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Rev. John Chrzan, newly appointed Pastor of St. Gilbert parish in Grayslake, Il., will tell us of his spirituality at work as Associate Pastor at St. Paul of the Cross. In our high volume, vibrant, energetic parish, he had to let some things go while remaining welcoming, gracious, and inviting. Hear how this happy priest learned to be more expeditious, attentive to personal details, ever more looking into souls, like Christ did, and being shaped for his new assignment not yet known. Hear tips we all can use about taking better care of ourselves.


Grandma’s Boy | Father Anthony Muraya


Date of Talk:  September 26th, 2012
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Father Anthony Muraya
Work Listing(s):   Associate Pastor
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Rev. Anthony Muraya, Associate Pastor at St. Paul of the Cross in Park Ridge, will present a real life story where his presence was used for a family’s faith journey. Hear how simple recognition of Fr. Muraya’s Roman Collar made all the difference. Hear the treasury of love he found in the family. Hear Father talk about practical tips he learned from his grandmother as “Grandma’s boy.”


Passing in Peace, Fr. Charles Musula


Date of Talk:  May 19th, 2011
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Fr. Charles Musula
Website:  www.spc-church.org
Work Listing(s):   Associate Pastor, Priest
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Fr. Charles Musula, an Associate Pastor at St. Paul of the Cross, will share his real life story of ministry as a priest, especially at being touched by the sick who call for his help. See Father’s gentle ways and smiling face as he encounters end of life issues. Drawn from Africa to this work in our parish, Father Charles has a holistic way of dealing with life and death through faith.


Becoming A Priest, Fr. John Chrzan


Date of Talk:  December 15th, 2010
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Fr. John Chrzan
Website:  www.spc-church.org
Work Listing(s):   Associate Pastor, Banker, Priest
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Fr. John Chrzan, Associate Pastor at St. Paul of the Cross, will tell us how it was that he became a priest. Hear his story from commercial lending officer to parish priest working out his own salvation while ministering to others. Hear how the words of others can help us discern our own faith path. Hear what he most enjoys about the priesthood.