Casimir "Cas" Stanis became our pastor in July 2004.
Father Stanis was educated
in Montrose Area public schools and is a graduate of Lackawanna Junior
College, Scranton, and Bethel College in McKenzie, Tenn., where he received
a bachelor's degree in accounting and business in 1971.
He enrolled at Blessed
John XXIII National Seminary in Weston, Mass., where he recently completed
his preparatory studies for the priesthood, earning a master of divinity
Father Stanis was ordained
on June 30, 2001, and celebrated his first Mass of Thanksgiving on Sunday,
July 1, 2001, in Holy Name of Mary Church.
Before coming to Friendsville,
Father Stanis was the Pastor of the Church of Saint Joseph in Hudson and
Sacred Heart Church in Plains.