Father Roman Majek OMI
Fr. Roman Majek was born on October 23, 1953 in Podlasie, Poland, and grew
up close to the Marian shrine in Koden nad Bugiem, which the Oblates
administer. He entered the Oblates right after finishing elementary school.
From 1973-1979 Fr. Roman studied at the Oblate seminary in Obra. He
completed his Master’s degree in Catholic social studies at the Papal
School of Theology in Poznan. On June 16, 1979, he was ordained by
Bishop Tadeusz Etter and began working among the hearing- and
speech-impaired of Lubliniec (1979-1983). Later, Fr. Roman worked at
St. Nicholas parish and St. Eugene de Mazenod parish in Kedzierzyn-Kozle
He arrived in Canada in 1987. From 1987-1990 he was pastoral assistant at
St. Casimir’s parish in Toronto, where he also taught Polish school. He
later served as pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul parish in Welland, ON
(1990-1993) and St. Casimir’s parish in Vancouver, BC (1993-1999). Since
1999, he was pastor of Holy Rosary parish in Edmonton. In 1999 Fr. Roman
was awarded a golden cross for his work for the good of the Polish-Canadian
community. Since September 2011 till the present moment Fr. Roman serves
as pastor of Our Lady Queen of Poland Parish in Edmonton, Alberta.
Sports, reading and fishing are Fr. Majek’s favourite pastimes.