Parish Priest

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Fr. Marius Ionut Sandu – Parish Priest (Ordained July 26, 2009)

  I was born on April 5, 1980, in Dragasani, Valcea, Romania. I came to the U.S, on July 30, 2018 with my family: Elena Alina Sandu, Stefan Cristian Sandu and Andrei Cristian Sandu.

1994 -1999 – I graduated Theological Seminary ”Saint Nicholas” in Ramnicu Vâlcea – Romania;

1999-2003 – I graduated the Theological College ” Andrei Șaguna” in Sibiu – Romania;

2003-2009 – I taught Religion in Mihaesti, Valcea – Romania;

2004 – 2009 – I was ordained Deacon for the Mihaesti 1 Parish, Valcea – Romania;

2005 – 2007 – I graduated the Master of Theology at Theological College ”Andrei Saguna”- Sibiu – Theological Practice Department;

2009 – 2018 – I was ordained the Parish Priest for the Mihaesti 1 Parish, Valcea – Romania;

2006 – 2017 – I was a Religious Worker, Religious Advisor and Specialist Social Relations at Fundation World Vision Romania;

2016 – 2018 – I was the Secretary of Ramnicu- Valcea Deaneries;

2018 – in present – I am the Parish Priest at Saint John of Suceava Church;

” The salvation is at the same time the work of God and of Christians” – Saint John Chrysostom