Father Peter (Piotr) Machnacki SAC was born on December 15th, 1959 in north part of Poland. He was ordained priest in 1986 and was appointed associate pastor in the Pallottine parish in Ozarow Mazowiecki (near Warsaw). Next he studied at the Gregorian University in Rome.
In the years 1993-2002, he was the superior in the novitiate community in Wadowice.
In 2002, he came to Canada with two other Pallotine priests, to undertake pastoral duties at the parish of St. Agnes in Waterloo where he worked until spring 2013.
Father Piotr is currently the superior of the Polish Pallottine Priests who work in the diocese of Hamilton.
As we welcome our new pastor into St. Gabriel's parish we wish him in his pastoral and spiritual ministry among us an abundance of God's grace and the intercession of Our Lady the Blessed Virgin Mary as well as of St. Vincent Pallotti.