Christopher and then “un-retired”, as he put it, this past July to become Rector of St. You get a call to a hospital emergency room, you may have no idea who they are but they let you come in and share this most intimate moment.” Preaching is also something he enjoys very much. ” Having been told in the seminary to focus on being a parish priest, Fr. Chuck’s opinion, “whenever you’re able to facilitate someone’s reconnection with or new awareness of God in their lives. I praise God for the grace he has given me to be understanding and compassionate, to meet people where they are and not place any unrealistic expectations on anyone.” To quote an old Jimmy Stewart movie, “It’s a wonderful life!
The Serbicki family moved to Holley, NY when Dan was six years old which also moved them from the Diocese of Rochester to the Diocese of Buffalo.
What caught my attention was this little smile he had.
I was probably around junior high school age at the time.
In addition to raising their children full time, Dan’s mother also home schooled them through high school.
Father Dan recalled his earliest thoughts of becoming a priest occurred one day at Mass. Frank Skupien distributed Holy Communion he was standing at the altar, ‘doing the dishes’ (purifying the vessels).