Fr. Roman Dominik Palecko born in 1973 is a native of Presov, and had lived with his family in Kosice City, Slovakia until he entered the Seminary. On June 20, 1998, he was ordained for the priesthood by Msgr. Alojz Tkac, Archbishop of Kosice, after six years of studies of Theology at Comenius University Bratislava – Theological Institute in Spisska Kapitula.
Fr. Roman joined The New York Oratory of St. Philip Neri in the summer of 2011. Since the beginning, Fr. Roman has been working in the position of Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish in Tappan, NY.