Clergy & Parish Team


The Reverend Samuel S. Kachuba, S.T.L.


Father Sam was born and raised in Stratford, CT where he attended St. James and St. Mark parishes. He graduated from St. Joseph High School in Trumbull in 2001 and entered St. John Fisher Seminary in Stamford. He studied philosophy at Fordham University in the Bronx (BA 2004), before continuing his seminary formation at the Pontifical North American College in Rome. There, he studied theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University (S.T.B. 2007, S.T.L. 2009). Fr. Sam was first assigned to St. Pius X Parish as a seminarian in the summer of 2006. After he was ordained a priest in 2008, he was again assigned to St. Pius for the summer, before returning to Rome to complete his studies.

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The Reverend Brendan H. Blawie, S.T.L

Parochial Vicar

Fr. Brendan was born and raised in Newtown, CT where he received all of his sacraments at St. Rose of Lima parish. He attended Newtown High School, graduated in 2010 and lettered in varsity football. He earned the rank of Eagle Scout as a member of Troop 70.

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Parish Team


Cathy Coyle

Administrative Assistant

Kimberlie Leon

Business Manager

Terri Dawes


Faith Formation

Shari Mellinger

Director of Sacramental Preparation

Paola Peña

Director of Evangelization

Emily Rauser

Regional Youth Minister

Music Ministry

Michael Lantowski

Music Director