Fr. Andrew Kolenda LC is from Grand Rapids, MI. He is third of nine children in the family. When he was 13, he joined the minor seminary of the Legionaries in New Hampshire, and after graduating from high school there he joined the novitiate. He did his seminary formation in Connecticut, Ireland, and Rome and was ordained to the priesthood in December of 2016. He has worked in Texas, Georgia, Indiana, and Chicago, where he is currently the chaplain for East Lake Academy, a pre-k3 through 8th grade Catholic school.