Fr. Robert Dziedziak is our Pastor at St. Mary, Star of the Sea Church in Longboat Key, FL.  He started his new position on March 16, 2020.  Father Robert served as Pastor at St. Patrick Parish in Sarasota for the past twelve years.  Additionally, he serves as a Tribunal Judge for the Diocese of Venice.  He was born in Poland and came to the United States in 1999, where he finished his degree in theology at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Seminary, Orchard Lake, Michigan.  Father received his canon law degree in 2015 from the School of Canon Law at the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., and was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop John J. Nevins on May 25, 2005.