OUR DEACONS

We have more than 90 deacons living and serving in our Diocese, which has a long history of permanent deacons. Our first ordinations were in 1977!

Anderberg, Peter K. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1983
Email Address: anlin@comcast.net
Phone #: (816) 350-8375

Aulbur, Mark

Ordination Year: 2003
Parish Location/City : Immaculate Conception, Jefferson City
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Nursing Home Ministry
Email Address: aulbur@embarqmail.com
Phone #: (573) 635-9629

Baker, Chris

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City : Cathedral of St. Joseph, Jefferson City
Email Address: cathmo@diojeffcity.org
Phone #: (573) 636-8935

Bartok, Arvol

Ordination Year: 2016
Parish Location/City : Sedalia
Email Address: arvolandjanet@gmail.com
Phone #: (660) 827-8989

Bequette, Jon

Ordination Year: 2019
Email Address: jmbequette@gmail.com
Parish Location/City: Holy Spirit Parish, Centralia
Phone #: (573) 864-2669

Berendzen, Michael

Ordination Year: 2019
Parish Location/City: St. Francis Xavier Parish, Taos
Work Assignment: Coordinator of Columbia Catholic Hospital Ministry
Email Address: mwberendzen@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 694-4916

Berry, Kenneth

Ordination Year: 1995
Parish Location/City : Edina & Baring
Email Address: kberry@marktwain.net
Phone #: (660) 397-2636

Bilgrien, Kenneth D. (Svc. outside dio.)

Ordination Year: 1986
Parish Location/City : Serving Diocese of Green Bay
Email Address: kbilgrien@new.rr.com
Phone #: (920) 757-5960

Boettger, Kent

Ordination Year: 2005
Parish Location/City :
Hermitage & Climax Springs
Work Assignment:
Pastoral Ministry
Phone #:
(402) 253-4312
Affiliated Diocese: Archdiocese of Omaha

Braddock, Joseph

Ordination Year: 1996
Parish Location/City : Our Lady of Lourdes, Columbia
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Nursing Home Ministry
Email Address: jmbraddock@embarqmail.com
Phone #: (573) 893-4480

Brand, Alvin J.

Ordination Year: 2010
Parish Location/City : Cathedral of St. Joseph, Jefferson City 
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Nursing Home Ministry
Email Address: alanddena@embarqmail.com
Phone #: (573) 782-3757

Breazile, James E. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1977
Email Address: JAMEDWD@aol.com
Phone #: (405) 377-9478

Brooks, Michael S.

Ordination Year: 1985
Parish Location/City : Rolla
Email Address: mbrooks@rollanet.org
Phone #: (573) 762-3677

Buczko, Stan

Ordination Year: 2002
Parish Location/City : Camdenton
Email Address: sbuczko@mac.com
Phone #: (573) 873-2448
Affiliated Diocese: Diocese of Peoria

Butel, Francis J. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1977
Parish Location/City : St. Martins
Email Address: butel@juno.com
Phone #: (573) 893-3049

Caubet, William

Ordination Year: 2010
Parish Location/City: Sacred Heart, Columbia
Email Address: caubet.william@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 884-0546

Chaplin, Mark (Svc. outside dio.)

Ordination Year: 1995
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Serving Diocese of Rockford
Email Address: mchaplin@osigroup.com
Phone #: (630) 409-5195

Christoff, Gary (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1996
E-mail: goforit542@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 645-6814

Clark, Lawrence L. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 2009
Parish Location/City: St. James & Rosati
Email Address: lmkralc8@swbell.net
Phone #: (573) 265-7117
Associated Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Louis 

Collins, Lloyd

Ordination Year: 2007
Parish Location/City: Macon
Email Address: lwc@valley.net
Phone #: (660) 775-2295

Connery, Jerry

Ordination Year: 1996
Parish Location/City: Sedalia
Email Address: twincanoes46@gmail.com
Phone #: (660) 343-5622

Daly, Dr. Michael M. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1992
Email Address: Mdaly@socket.net
Phone #: (573) 874-7826

Davies, James P.

Ordination Year: 2013
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Serving the Archdiocese of St. Louis
Email Address: daviesjim@sbcglobal.net
Phone #: (636) 528-3850

DeGraff, John C. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 2004
Email Address: degraff13@gmail.com
Phone #: (660) 676-8766

Deimeke, Ronald E.

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City: Martinsburg
E-mail: rdeimeke@windstream.net
Phone #: (573) 492-6417

DePyper, Robert R. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1993
Email Address: depyper41@yahoo.com
Phone #: (573) 275-2312

Dobelmann, Mark J.

Ordination Year: 2002
Email Address: markjosephdobelmann@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 754-5479

Dulle, Robert L. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1977
Parish Location/City: St. Peter, Jefferson City
Email Address: deacondulle@hotmail.com
Phone #: (573) 896-8620

Egbert, Troy K.

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City: St. Joseph, Palmyra; St. Joseph, Louisiana; Mary Queen of Peace, Clarksville; & Holy Family, Hannibal.
Email Address: egberttn@live.com
Phone #: (573) 221-4542

Farnell, James

Ordination Year: 2016
Parish Location/City: Mexico
Email Address: jhf3dd@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 567-2185

Fischer, Thomas M.

Ordination Year: 2010
Parish Location/City: St. Peter, Jefferson City 
Email Address: MSF21@mchsi.com
Phone #: (573) 797-8708

Fritsch, Frederick (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1984
Parish Location/City: Our Lady of Lourdes, Columbia
Email Address: fritschf3@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 449-3307

Garcia, Philip

Ordination Year: 2010
Parish Location/City : St. Peter, Jefferson City
Email Address: pg105@earthlink.net
Phone #: (573) 635-7053

Haaf, Jim

Ordination Year: 2016
Parish Location/City: St. Joseph, Westphalia & St. Anthony of Padua, Folk 
Work Assignment: Co-Pastoral Care Coordinator for Westphalia Hills Nursing and Retirement Center
Email Address: taosboy1@aol.com
Phone #: (573) 619-0741

Hildebrand, Larry

Ordination Year: 1996
Parish Location/City : Loose Creek & Bonnots Mill
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Chaplain JCCC
Email Address: hillar99@hotmail.com
Phone #: (573) 659-5974

Hill, John F. Jr.

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City: Moberly 
Email Address: John.marg2046@gmail.com
Phone #: (660) 651-1960

Horsefield, Earl R. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1992
Parish Location/City: Cuba
Email Address: ehorsefield@hotmail.com
Phone #: (573) 885-7373

Horton, Joseph E. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1982
Parish Location/City: Rhineland
Phone #: (573) 252-4226 
E-mail: jehorton@ktis.net

Houston, Jack (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1977
Phone #: (417) 876-5796

Jones, Bradley

Ordination Year: 2019
Parish Location/City: St. Martin Parish, St. Martins
Work Assignment: Pastoral Care Associate for Primrose Retirement Facility
Email Address: bwjones0029@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 690-2155

Joyce, Dana K.

Ordination Year: 1999
Parish Location/City: Cathedral of St. Joseph, Jefferson City 
Email Address: dan-pat.joyce@embarqmail.com
Phone #: (573) 634-7959

Kazmierczak, Gene (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1999
Parish Location/City : St. Thomas More Newman Center, Columbia
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Hospital Ministry
Email Address: ESKCOL@aol.com
Phone #: (573) 446-0387

Kliethermes, James L. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 2004
Parish Location/City: Cathedral of St. Joseph, Jefferson City
Email Address: deaconjim@embarqmail.com
Phone #: (573) 893-7872

Kliethermes, Stephan J.

Ordination Year: 2003
Parish Location/City: St. Martins
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Coordinator of Pastoral Care, Jefferson City Nursing Homes
Email Address: sjhmk337@centurylink.net
Phone #: (573) 893-3693

Korman, Gerald W.

Ordination Year: 1983
Parish Location/City: Rhineland
Email Address: gwkorman@ktis.net
Phone #: (573) 252-4344

Korte, Chris

Ordination Year: 2019
Parish Location/City:  Mary Immaculate Parish, Kirksville & St. Rose of Lima, Novinger
Work Assignment:  Catholic Newman Center Director of Truman State University, Kirksville
Email Address: chris.tsnewman@gmail.com
Phone #: (660) 665-0487

Korte, Wayne W.

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City: Montgomery City
Email Address: wwkorte108@ymail.com
Phone #: (573) 564-6335

Kurtenbach, Joseph

Ordination Year: 1998
Email Address: jkurt@goin.missouri.org
Phone #: (417) 683-6298
Associated Diocese: Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau

Leake, Robert

Ordination Year: 2007
Parish Location/City: Holy Family, Hannibal; St. Joseph, Louisiana; Mary Queen of Peace, Clarksville; & St. Joseph Parish, Palmyra
Email Address: deacon@stjoepalmyra.org
Phone #: (573) 248-7640

Leonatti, Louis J.

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City: Mexico
Email Address: lou@leonatti-baker.com
Phone #: (573) 581-7699

Lewis, Chad R.

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City: Rolla
Email Address: chadlewis@email.com
Phone #: (573) 465-3654

Leyden, James

Ordination Year: 2007
Parish Location/City: Our Lady of Lourdes, Columbia
Email Address: jandjkidchasers@aol.com
Phone #: (573) 356-2413

Linhardt, Wayne (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 2007
Parish Location/City: Taos
Email Address: waynenmarilyn@outlook.com
Phone #: (573) 635-8794

Long, L. Michael

Ordination Year: 2010
Parish Location/City: Monroe City
Email Address: mlbarranch@hotmail.com
Phone #: (573) 735-2803

Lovell, David (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1993
Parish Location/City: Laurie
Email Address: edlovell@att.net
Phone #: (573) 480-4565
Associated Diocese: Diocese of Des Moines

Mahsman, Luke

Ordination Year: 2019
Parish Location/City: St. Joseph, Palmyra; Holy Family, Hannibal; St. Joseph, Louisiana; & Mary Queen of Peace, Clarksville
Email Address: mahsmanl@palmyra.k12.mo.us
Phone #: (573) 231-6856

Manion, Thomas C.

Ordination Year: 1983
Parish Location/City: Rolla
Email Address: tcmbrowntrout9@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 364-2083

Martin, Turf D.

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City: Sedalia
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Nursing Home Ministry
Email Address: turf.d.martin54@gmail.com
Phone #: (660) 827-0151

McClay, Tyler

Ordination Year: 2016
Parish Location/City: Cathedral of St. Joseph, Jefferson City
Email Address: tylermcclay@mac.com
Phone #: (573) 635-2706

McLaughlin, Matthew

Ordination Year: 2007
Parish Location/City : Rolla
Email Address: mcl@rollanet.org
Phone #: (573) 368-3908

Medina, Jamie

Ordination Year: 2019
Parish Location/City: St. Peter, Marshall & Holy Family, Sweet Springs
Work Assignment: A
ssist with Hispanic Ministry in the Diocese of Jefferson City
Email Address: jm7017891@gmail.com
Phone #: (660) 202-2410

Miller, David (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1996
Parish Location/City : Boonville
Email Address: dkndav0438@yahoo.com
Phone #: (660) 888-6827

Mitchell, Joseph (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 2002
Parish Location/City: Marshall
Email Address: joe.vic.mitchell@sbcglobal.net
Phone #: (660) 886-6476

Mitchell, Larry W.

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City: Shelbina & Clarence
Email Address: ldmitchell71@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 588-4651

Mobley, R. Bruce

Ordination Year: 2016
Parish Location/City :
Macon
Phone #:
(660) 346-0375
E-mail: tecbox6@brucemobley.com

Montenegro, Nestor

Ordination Year: 2019
Parish Location/City: St. Patrick Parish, Sedalia
Work Assignment: Assist with Hispanic Ministry in the Diocese of Jefferson City
Phone #: (660) 619.7109
E-mail: Nestor3892@yahoo.com

Neudecker, John L.

Ordination Year: 2002
Parish Location/City: Fulton
Email Address: jlneudecker11@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 826-9713

Orozco, Amparo

Ordination Year: 2019
Parish Location/City: St. Peter Parish, Marshall & Holy Family, Sweet Springs
Work Assignment: Assist with Hispanic Ministry in the Diocese of Jefferson City
Email Address: Nestor3892@yahoo.com
Phone #: (660) 631-9294

Poulter, Paul

Ordination Year: 2007
Parish Location/City: Lake Ozark
Email Address: hummingbirdhollowfarm@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 378-9220

Puglis, Joseph

Ordination Year: 2004
Parish Location/City: Our Lady of Lourdes, Columbia
Email Address: jnmpuglis@centurytel.net
Phone #: (573) 446-0721

Purvis, Ray

Ordination Year: 2003
Parish Location/City: Immaculate Conception, Jefferson City
Email Address: rldmpurvis@embarqmail.com
Phone #: (573) 635-5038

Quinn, Gerry

Ordination Year: 1980
Email Address: gerryquinn75@gmail.com
Phone #: (314) 952-9875
Associated Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Louis

Rackers, Robert J. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1979
Email Address:  rackersb@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 632-9166

Ramsay, Daniel J.

Ordination Year: 2002
Parish Location/City: Holts Summit
Email Address: dramsay50@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 897-4927

Ream, OSF, Dr. David D.

Ordination Year: 1999
Parish Location/City: Kirksville
Email Address: umbria2@earthlink.net
Phone #: (660) 627-5626

Reibenspies, Terence L. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1977
Email Address: terryreib@pacbell.net
Phone #: (805) 390-0745

Reinkemeyer, Robert W.

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City: Tipton
Email Address: Reinkhaus@gmail.com
Phone #: (660) 537-2362

Reyes, Louis

Ordination Year: 2019
Parish Location/City: St. Peter Parish, Marshall & Holy Family, Sweet Springs
Work Assignment: Assist with Hispanic Ministry in the Diocese of Jefferson City

Email Address: luisreyes661@yahoo.com
Phone #: (660) 619-7882

Ruggiero, Frank

Ordination Year: 2007
Parish Location/City : St. Thomas More Newman Center, Columbia
Email Address: frank.ruggiero@comonewman.org
Phone #: (573) 442-2630

Sago, Chris

Ordination Year: 2019
Parish Location/City: St. Pius X, Moberly
Email Address: CSAGO@ORSCHELN.com
Phone #: (660) 651-8077

Schepers, Edwin

Ordination Year: 2010
Parish Location/City: California
Email Address: donna.schepers@vr.dese.mo.gov
Phone #: (573) 796-4417

Schmitz, Fred

Ordination Year: 2007
Parish Location/City: Osage Bend
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Pastoral Minister
Email Address: stmargaretob@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 635-8793

Schowengerdt, Robert
Schwartze, John A.

Ordination Year: 2008
Parish Location/City : Cathedral of St. Joseph, Jefferson City
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Nursing Home Ministry
Email Address: jascas19@gmail.com
Phone #: (210) 241-6940
Associated Diocese: Diocese of San Antonio

Schwartze, Stephen

Ordination Year: 2010
Parish Location/City: Mary's Home
Email Address: sschwartze@yahoo.com
Phone #: (573) 493-2340

Seibert, William

Ordination Year: 2019
Parish Location/City: Immaculate Conception, Jefferson City
Work Assignment: Liaison and assist with ministry at Lincoln University, Jefferson City
Email Address: majseibert@embarqmail.com
Phone #: (573) 893-5073

Sims, Alan D.

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City : Wardsville
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Nursing Home Ministry & Director of Cemeteries
Email Address: alan.d.sims@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 496-0151

Skahan, James (Svc. outside dio.)

Ordination Year: 1999
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Serving Diocese of Kansas City KS
Email Address: jvskahan@hotmail.com
Phone #: (913) 682-3864

Stahl, Ted (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 2001
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Service outside the diocese
Email Address: tednorma@cox.net
Phone #: (620) 228-3122

Steffes, Gary D. (Svc. outside dio.)

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City : Serving Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau
Email Address: garyds73@yahoo.com
Phone #: (660) 651-1779

Stroesser, Edward D.

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City : Holts Summit
Email Address: eds@communiqueinc.com
Phone #: (573) 636-6896

Telthorst, Ric

Ordination Year: 2016
Parish Location/City : St. Peter, Jefferson City
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Nursing Home Ministry
Email Address: ric@mtia.org
Phone #: (573) 634-3744

Thompson, David

Ordination Year: 2007
Parish Location/City : St. Peter, Jefferson City
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Nursing Home Ministry
Email Address: det19091993@socket.net
Phone #: (573) 635-2406

Toll, Bernhard F. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1985
Email Address: bntoll@hotmail.com
Phone #: (660) 395-5640

Towey, Martin G.

Ordination Year: 1978
Email Address: toweys@charter.net
Phone #: (636) 294-2483
Associated Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Louis

Valdes, Anthony J.

Ordination Year: 2002
Parish Location/City: Linn & Frankenstein
Email Address: valde1@aol.com
Phone #: (573) 301-0651

Vise, Sr., Rick

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City: St. Robert & Richland
Email Address: Retinmizzu1961@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 774-4152

Visot, Luis R. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1982
Email Address: Guiso1@verizon.net
Phone #: (717) 622-8798

Von Gunten, Richard (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1999
Parish Location/City: Camdenton
Email Address: ravongunten@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 434-2159

Wand, Mark A.

Ordination Year: 2004
Parish Location/City: Versailles
Email Address: markwand@sbcglobal.net
Phone #: (573) 372-6553
Associated Diocese: Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau

Warden, Donald (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1982
Email Address: jdwarden2@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 437-3174

Watkins, John

Ordination Year: 2019
Parish Location/City: Holy Family, Hannibal; St. Joseph, Palmyra; St. Joseph, Louisiana; & Mary Queen of Peace, Clarksville.
Email Address: watkins@palmyra.k12.mo.us
Phone #: (573) 406-3064

Watson, G. Robert (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1989
Email Address: marbowat@yahoo.com
Phone #: (660) 827-2200

Weaver, John D.

Ordination Year: 2002
Parish Location/City: Milan & Unionville
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Pastoral Minister
Email Address: jweaver@demanddata.com
Phone #: (573) 445-8654

Weisel, Fred W. (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1987
Email Address: fredweiselipad@gmail.com           
Phone #: (573) 442-5142

Whalen, Tom (Ret.)

Ordination Year: 1996
Parish Location/City: St. Peter, Jefferson City
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Nursing Home Ministry
Email Address: thomasmw@socket.net
Phone #: (573) 694-4977

Wickern, Chris

Ordination Year: 2016
Parish Location/City: Sedalia
Email Address: Chris.Wickern@gmail.com
Phone #: (417) 399-2446

Wildhaber, Jr., Kenny V.

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City: Immaculate Conception, Jefferson City
Chancery Office/Work Assignment: Nursing Home Ministry
Email Address: kwildhaber@icloud.com
Phone #: (573) 636-3932

Wilson, Burdett E.

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City: St. Joseph, Salisbury & St. Mary of the Angels, Wien 
Email Address: cmeewilson@live.com
Phone #: (660) 277-4402

Zuck, Jr., Chet L.

Ordination Year: 2013
Parish Location/City: Eldon
Email Address: cmzuck2013@gmail.com
Phone #: (573) 369-2446