Paul Tratnyek


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Paul is married to Teresa Seliske. They have two grown daughters and live on a small farm near Stratford, Ontario, Canada. He is currently Faith Animator with the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board and School Liaison with the World Community for Christian Meditation – Canada. Prior to semi-retirement, Paul worked 32 years with the Waterloo Catholic District School board in various roles including elementary and secondary teacher, high school chaplain, vice-principal, principal and superintendent of education. Paul and Teresa were members of L’Arche, Stratford where Teresa served as community leader. Paul was a former member of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops’ National Council for Liturgy and member of their Catholic Book of Worship III national hymnal selection committee. He recently completed formal studies on contemplative life at Richard Rohr’s Living School.