Pastor

Fr. Leon Kler

   

 
     
 
 
 

 

Our Pastor

 


 

Fr. Leon Kler was born in Zebowice, in the province of Opole, Poland, in 1961. He was ordained a priest in Poland on June 17, 1987. After his ordination he became an assistant pastor in Catholic Parish of Our Lady Queen of Peace in Wroclaw, Poland. In 1990 he came to Canada. First few years he worked among native people in Northwest Territories and between 1995 and 2007 he was a pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in Sexsmith and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Bezanson. In April of 2007 he became a Pastor of St. Emeric Hungarian Catholic Parish in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. In June of 2009 he became a pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Killam, Alberta. He serves also these churches: St. Martin Catholic Church - Heisler (AB) * Our Lady of the Prairies Church - Daysland (AB) * St. Boniface Historical Church - Spring Lake * St. Peter Historical Church - Strome. In addition he serves the following communities: Bawlf - Forestburg - Galahad - Hardisty - Rosalind - Strome. All his priestly life he was involved in pastoral work.

 


 
Fr. Leon served in the following parishes and missions:

1987-1990
Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish - Wroclaw (Poland): website parish


1990
Fr. Leon arrived in Canada


1990-1994
St. Bruno Mission - Lac La Martre (NT)
St. Peter and St. Paul Mission - Rae Lakes (NT)
Catholic Mission - Snare Lake (NT)
St. Michael Mission - Fort Rae (NT)


1994-1995
Sacred Heart Mission - Fort Simpson (NT)
Catholic Mission - Fort Liard (NT)
Catholic Mission - Nahanni Butte (NT)
Catholic Mission - Trout Lake (NT)


1995 (April - October)
Our Lady of Assumption - Assumption (AB)
Virgin of the Poor - Meander River (AB)
Rainbow Lake (AB)


1995-2007
Immaculate Conception Parish - Sexsmith (AB)
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish - Bezanson (AB)


1997- 2002 (these additional parishes):
St. Joseph Parish - Spirit River (AB)
St. Peter and St. Paul Parish - Rycroft (AB)
Catholic Community - Silver Valley (AB)
St. Partrick Parish - Wanham (AB)


2007- 2009
St. Emeric Hungarian Catholic Parish - Edmonton (AB)

 

2009 -
St. Joseph Catholic Parish - Killam (AB)

St. Martin Catholic Church - Heisler (AB)

Our Lady of the Prairies Church - Daysland (AB)

St. Boniface Historical Church - Spring Lake

St. Peter Historical Church - Strome

Bawlf - Forestburg - Galahad - Hardisty - Rosalind - Strome