Appointments

Official appointments

October 30, 2020

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, makes the following appointments on 27 October 2020: Msgr. Gregory L. Higley, from adjutant judicial vicar to judicial vicar, and continuing as pastor of St. George Parish, Hermann and Church of the Risen Savior Parish, Rhineland, as well as rector of the diocesan Shrine of…

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Official Appointments

August 7, 2020

Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, makes the following appointments: Deacon James Kliethermes, from diaconal ministry at Cathedral of St. Joseph, Jefferson City, to retirement, effective from July 29, 2020. Deacon Edwin J. Schepers, from diaconal ministry at Annunciation Parish, California, and St. Andrew Parish, Tipton, to retirement, effective from July 25,…

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Official appointments

June 11, 2020

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight makes the following appointments: MEDICAL LEAVE Reverend Christopher M. Aubuchon shall continue medical leave for an indefinite time. DEACONS Deacon Derek J. Hooper, newly ordained, to assist Msgr. Gregory L. Higley, pastor, in parochial ministry at St. George, Hermann, and Church of the Risen Savior, Rhineland This appointment is effective June…

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Official appointments

May 14, 2020

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight makes the following appointments: Retirements REVEREND PATRICK DOWLING, from hospital and prison ministry, to retirement with residence at Holts Summit, effective July 1, 2020. REVEREND GERALD J. KAIMANN, from pastor of St. Bonaventure Parish in Marceline and Immaculate Conception Parish in Brookfield, to retirement with residence at St. Joseph…

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Official appointments

January 6, 2020

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight makes the following appointments: Reverend Alexander Gabriel from pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Eldon and Our Lady of Snows Parish in Mary’s Home, to pastor of St. Andrew Parish in Tipton and Annunciation Parish in California, effective Jan. 28, 2020.Reverend Callistus C. Okoroji from pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in…

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OFFICIAL DECREE: Clergy appointments

October 18, 2019

These appointments are effective October 13, 2019. The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight makes the following appointments: -Catholic Missourian Find the full list on the Catholic Missourian Website >>

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New leadership team for Fr. Tolton Catholic High School in Columbia

July 31, 2019

Doug Callahan, Jill McIntosh, Gwenn Roche tapped as president, vice president and principal COLUMBIA — Bishop W. Shawn McKnight, bishop of the Diocese of Jefferson City, announced today the leadership team for the Fr. Augustine Tolton Regional Catholic High School. Doug Callahan, Scout Executive of the Great Rivers Council Boy Scouts of America, will serve…

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Official appointments

May 10, 2019

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight makes the following appointments on May 10, 2019: Reverend Daniel I.J. Lueckenotte, from pastor of St. Anthony Parish in Camdenton, to pastor of Holy Cross Parish in Cuba, St. Francis Caracciolo Parish in Bourbon and St. Michael Parish in Steelville, effective June 18. Reverend Daniel L. Vacca, upon presentation…

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Official appointments

May 2, 2019

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight makes the following appointments: CLERGY APPOINTMENTS PERMANENT DIACONATE Deacon Jon M. Bequette, to assist the pastor of Holy Spirit Parish, Centralia, effective May 4, 2019. Deacon Michael W. Berendzen, to assist the pastor of St. Francis Xavier Parish, Taos, and duties as Coordinator of Columbia Catholic Hospital Ministry, effective…

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Official appointments

April 20, 2019

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight announced the following appointments on April 16, 2019: CLERGY APPOINTMENTS PASTORS Reverend Michael A. Coleman, from administrator of Holy Spirit Parish in Centralia, to pastor of Holy Spirit Parish in Centralia and to continue duties as part-time chaplain to Fr. Tolton Catholic High School in Columbia, effective April 5, 2019. Reverend…

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