POUGHKEEPSIE, New York -- Marist alum and former runner on the cross country and track teams, Father Jacob Bertrand Janczyk (known as Matt Janczyk at Marist) returned to campus on Sunday to participate in the Walkway Over the Hudson College to College 5K.
Following the race, Father Janczyk, who was recently ordained in May, said mass at the college's Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Chapel.
The attached video includes sights and sounds from the service.
Prior to Marist, Father Janczyk graduated from Bristol Central High School in 2006. He then enrolled at Marist where he earned his B.S. in biomedical sciences as well as ran cross country and track. Following graduation, he entered the novate of the Order of St. Dominic where became Brother Jacob Bertrand Janczyk after the first year in the order. On May 20, 2017, at St. Dominic Church in Washington, D.C., Father Janczyk was ordained a Priest of Jesus Christ. He will now move on to Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, working in the campus ministry and also at a parish in Hanover, NH.