Clergy Support Memorial Church

A passion to reach those who live beyond the reach of traditional church culture

Sun shining through the clouds

The Rev. Christopher Grabiec

Education

University of Waterloo BA Philosophy and Psychology

University of Western Ontario STB/MDiv Pastoral Theology

University of Notre Dame (USA) MA Historical (Patristic) Theology

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March 28, 1976 Ordained Deacon
May 1, 1976 Ordained Priest at Christ the King Cathedral Hamilton
1976-1978 Chaplain at St. John’s College, Brantford
1978-1980 Pastor at Inner City Church, St. Cecilia Louisville KY
Pastor – University Catholic Community
1980-1984 RC Chaplain at The University of Waterloo
1985-1994 Pastor at St. Pius X Parish Community (over 10,000 members)
1994-1996 Sabbatical
1996-2000 Part time (honorary) priest, Anglican Diocese of Niagara
2000-present Ministry Team, Clergy Support Memorial Church

Chris’ ministry responsibilities with CSMC include:

Preside at many different Rites of Passage for people who are either unchurched – or have been rejected from their mainline churches.
Baptisms (and Naming Ceremonies).
Funerals.
Marriages.
Leading many liturgical divine worship services.
Pastoral counseling.
Helping people sort out and create meaning in fractured lives.
Bereavement counseling.
Pre-marriage and marriage counseling.
Represent our church at ecumenical gatherings and events where required.

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