In conclusion, he stated, “I consider myself to be blessed and fortunate.” Sometimes God uses seemingly inconsequential moments to call our attention to the big picture he has in mind for us. Dan Serbicki, it was the look on the priest’s face as he was washing the vessels after distributing Holy Communion during a Mass that caught his attention.The oldest of five children, young Dan was born in Greece, NY, a suburb of Rochester.His parents both worked for Kodak but after the children came along, his mother stayed home to raise them full time.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.
You never know what each day will bring.” He advises that if you enter into every situation with the heart of a parish priest, you will be able to deal with everything through the grace of God.
What caught my attention was this little smile he had.
I was probably around junior high school age at the time.
When he came into the world his oldest brother was 18 years old, his next brother was 15 and his sister was 10. Mary Magdalene Parish Elementary School and made his First Holy Communion and Confirmation there as well. ” So he went to see the guidance counselor at Turner High School who happened to be a diocesan priest. Vincent de Paul in North Evans, Immaculate Conception in East Aurora and SS. He was then assigned as pastor for the first time to St. His earliest thoughts of becoming a priest began in elementary school.
A member of the first class to go through Bishop Turner High School, he graduated in 1963. He had lots of friends, went to dances and had a steady girlfriend. He set young Chuck up for the Diocesan Seminary entrance exam and the rest, as they say, is history! Chuck said his first Mass on the anniversary of his First Communion at his home parish, St. His began his priestly ministry at Holy Spirit in North Buffalo. He was curious about the prospect and found a card in church with information. His parents didn’t know about it until they saw the correspondence in their mail box.
Jim O’Connor, attend shows in Stratford, New York City and the Kavinoky Theatre in Buffalo, to name just a few. Some of the best moments of priesthood occur, in Fr.