Father Paul CzerwonkaAssociate Pastor, St. James the Less Parish, La Crosse, Wis.
...Father Paul Czerwonka
...Father Paul CzerwonkaFather Czerwonka is associate pastor at St. James the Less Catholic Church, La Crosse, chaplain at Bethany Lutheran Homes, and Spiritual Director for the Holy Cross Seminary House of Formation.He
was ordained to the priesthood in 2003.He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Studio Arts from Viterbo University, a Bachelor of Science in K-12 Art Education, and a Master of Arts Degree in Studio Arts/Art Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Superior.He also earned his Philosophy Degree at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit and then completed his degree in Sacred Theology at the University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome.Prior to ordination, Father Czerwonka worked as an art therapist in Minneapolis and taught K-12 Art Education for the Weyerhaeuser Area School District.He
is an accomplished iconographer, and has written icons for churches and private collections around the world.