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Father Pilmaikén Lezano was born in Puno, Peru, the youngest of the children of Nidia and Percy.
After completing his bachelor degree in 2012, he felt blessed to have been asked by Bishop Frederick Henry to join the Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary as a seminarian. Upon his arrival in Calgary, he was sent to St. Joseph Seminary in Edmonton for formation and enculturation.
On June 20, 2015, he was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Frederick Henry at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Calgary. Since then, he has served as Associate Pastor at Ascension Parish, St. Michael’s, and currently at Holy Spirit Parish in Calgary.
Bishop William McGrattan appointed Father Pilmaikén as Calgary Diocesan Spiritual Advisor effective January 1, 2021. Father Pilmaikén states when asked by Bishop McGrattan to be the Diocesan Spiritual Advisor, he accepted the appointment knowing he would be working alongside devout and fervent women, building up God’s church.