Fr. Sam Kachuba was born and raised in the Diocese of Bridgeport. He attended Catholic schools in the diocese from fourth grade on, and then entered college/pre-theology seminary, St. John Fisher Seminary located in Stamford, CT.

Fr. Kachuba earned his undergrad in philosophy at Fordham University and then studied at the Pontifical North American College in Rome. He was ordained in May 2008 and became Director of Vocations in January of this year. He also serves as chaplain at Trinity Catholic High School in Stamford.

"When we walk without the cross, we are not disciples of the Lord." -Pope Francis