Father Michel Kassas was born in Bmariam, Lebanon. He studied theology at the University of the Holy Spirit-Kaslik in Lebanon. He also studied at the Catholic University of America, the Washington Theological Union, and the Dominican House of Studies. He became Sub Deacon on April 22, 2006 at Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Seminary in Washington D.C. He was then ordained Deacon on March 2nd of 2008 at St. Maron Cathedral in Montreal, Quebec. He was ordained to the Holy Priesthood on February 15, 2009 at Our Lady of Peace Maronite Catholic Parish in Calgary.
Father Michel served as parish priest for the Maronite Catholic Parish of Edmonton after his ordination. On May 15, 2010, Father Michel was also appointed as temporary pastor for the Maronite Catholic Parish of Calgary. He faithfully served both the Edmonton and Calgary Maronite communities until November 1, 2010 when he was assigned as full-time pastor of Our Lady of Peace Maronite Catholic Parish of Calgary.
His last day with Our Lady of Peace was October 11, 2020.