Father Jason Kuntz was born in Walkerton, Ontario. His home parish is St. Francis Xavier in Carlsruhe. He grew up on a pork and beef farm.
Fr. Jason attended Sacred Heart High School in Walkerton, Ontario. He first began to consider a call to the priesthood at the age of 16, entering St. Philip’s Seminary in Toronto immediately after High School at the age of 19. Fr. Jason continued his studies at St. Augustine’s seminary in Scarborough.
As a seminarian Fr. Jason served at Sacred Heart Parish in Hamilton, St. Joseph’s Parish in Guelph and St. Margaret Mary Parish in Hamilton.
Fr. Jason was ordained a priest on May 3rd, 2008 at Christ the King Cathedral in Hamilton. He has served at Holy Rosary Parish in Milton and St. Mary’s Parish in Owen Sound.
Fr. Jason was appointed Pastor of St. Michael’s parish on June 27th, 2012. He began studying Spanish in August 2012 and has been celebrating Mass in Spanish since the Fall of 2012.