Fr. Michael Stalla
Fr. Michael Stalla is the pastor of SS. Cosmas and Damian parish in Twinsburg, Ohio. He learned of COAR while growing up in Cleveland. He came to know COAR well while he served in El Salvador on the Cleveland Latin American Mission (CLAM) Team as Administrator of Santo Domingo, Guzman, Chiltiupan and then pastor of San Pedro, Apostol, Teotepeque from 2011 to 2015. He returned to Cleveland in 2015 to become pastor at SS. Cosmas and Damian. Fr. Michael is originally from Westlake, Ohio. He was ordained a Diocesan priest on May 17, 2003. He was the parochial vicar of St. Mary Catholic Church in Painesville from 2003 to 2007. During those same years, Fr. Michael offered spiritual and sacramental support to St. Francis parish in Cleveland. From 2007 to 2009, Fr. Michael was named parochial vicar to St. Raphael parish, Bay Village, Ohio.