Rev. André Lalachwas born on 30 November 1969 in Regina, SK, the second child of +Archdeacon Ray and Marcie Lalach. He is husband to Luba Kubrakovich (2002) and father to Roman (2005) and Annika (2009). A graduate of the University of Saskatchewan – St. Thomas More College (B.A. - Political Studies, 1992), he received a Master of Divinity from St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto in 1997. Fr. André has worked in a variety of ministerial settings and fields: in adult religious education (Roman Catholic Diocese of London, ON, 1998); in youth/vocation ministry for the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Ukrainian Redemptorists of the Yorkton Province, 1999-2005); coordinator of Eastern Catholic Churches for World Youth Day 2002; in campus ministry at the University of Toronto (Newman Centre, 1996-1998) and the University of Saskatchewan (St. Thomas More College, 2006-present); and as priest-chaplain for Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools (2006-present). In 2012, Fr. André received a certificate in spiritual direction from the Haden Institute.