Fr. Greg Jakubowicz, O.F.M.
Fr. Greg Jakubowicz, O.F.M. is a native of suburban Buffalo, NY. He first met the Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province at South Buffalo’s Bishop Timon High School where he attended high school. Fr. Greg earned his B.A. from Saint Bonaventure University and then went on to earn his J.D. from SUNY at Buffalo School of Law. He was admitted to practice law in New York State in 1991. Prior to joining the Franciscan Friars, he spent five years working for LexisNexis in Charlottesville, VA.
In 1997 Fr. Greg joined the Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province. He professed his first vows in 1999 and professed his solemn vows in 2003. He was ordained to the presbyterate in 2004. His first ministerial assignment after ordination was at his alma mater as an Assistant Professor of Business Law. However, after one year Fr. Greg was assigned by his Provincial Minister to be Vocation Director for the Franciscans and moved to New York City. Two years later Fr. Greg was asked to serve as the Chief Operating Officer of the Washington Theological Union, a Roman Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry in Washington, DC. He began his ministry as College Chaplain at Siena College in July 2009.