The Pastor, Clergy, Deacons, and Pastoral Council of Christ the Redeemer Parish (CTR Parish) would like to extend our warmest wishes in welcoming you to our parish community. Please consider this your parish and parishioners part of your family of faith. We are confident that any involvement with the members of our parish will be a fulfilling and enriching spiritual journey. Plentiful redemption can be experienced in a more personal level with your dedicated involvement and the sharing of your time, talent, and treasure in the service of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

Within this Welcome Package you will find a list of various ministries available for spiritual development. We anticipate that you will find something of personal interest to you. We hope you will feel comfortable reaching out and volunteering in supporting one or more ministries. What a great way to form new relationships with fellow parishioners and God and show our gratitude for the gift of Jesus Christ the Redeemer.


T o be a community of love, a family, that joyfully proclaims and bears witness to the Gospel, and that serves the poor and one another.


Christ the Redeemer Parish in Manville, N.J., is one in faith, mission, and spirit. We are home to a diverse, yet tightly knit, Catholic community, including a special apostolate for area Catholics of Polish descent. Following the example of Christ the Redeemer, we welcome everyone who seeks love, comfort and healing especially the poor, sick, lonely, and needy in our area.

Nourished by the Holy Eucharist and the Word of God, we foster Catholic education and formation through parish religious education programs.

In the spirit of the New Evangelization, we honor the rich traditions and unique histories that have brought us together, reaching out to our brothers and sisters with renewed structure, methods, expression, and dialogue.

Certain that all we have is from God, we embrace the values of Catholic Stewardship and encourage the ongoing exchanges of God’s gifts and talents to ensure a healthy, strong, multi-faceted, and fiscally thriving community.

Above all, we serve as one body, in Jesus Christ the Redeemer, through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary and guided by the Holy Spirit.


Fr. Stanisław Słaby, C.Ss.R.


Fr. Stanisław "Stan" Słaby, C.Ss.R. - Pastor.
Born: Poland
Ordained: 05/22/1999
Worked: Szczecin - Poland
Archdiocese of Castries - St. Luca
Speaks: Polish, English

Fr. Peter Grzeskiewicz, C.Ss.R.

Associate Pastor

Fr. Peter Grzeskiewicz, C.Ss.R.  - Associate Pastor
Born: Poland
Ordained: 05/31/2008
Elblag - Poland
Tuchow - Poland
Wroclaw - Poland
Copenhagen - Denmark
Speaks: Polish, English

Deacon William Stefany

Parish Permanent Deacon

Deacon William Gerald Stefany.
Born: Newark,NJ
Ordained Permanent Deacon: 6/12/2004
Diaconal Assignments: Diocese of Metuchen
Sacred Heart/Christ the Redeemer, Manville, 2004-present
Family: Wife Barbara, married 47 years
2 sons, 3 grandchildren

Deacon Thomas Giacobbe

Parish Permanent Deacon

Deacon Thomas J. Giacobbe.
Born: Newark, NJ
Ordained 05 May 1996
Diaconal Assignments: Diocese of Metuchen
St. Charles Borromeo, Skillman, 1996-2008
Christ the King/Christ the Redeemer, Manville, 2008-present
Family: Wife Bonnie, married 51 years
3 children, 7 grandchildren


Ann Straszewski

Parish Secretary

Maribeth Thomaszfski

Cemetery Manager

Mike Tomasko

Parish Assistant

Charlotte Snow

Religious Education Director

Krzysztof Okulczyk


Pawel Musielak

Organist / Custodian

last updated: 11.03.2020