Clergy Appointments

OFFICIAL APPOINTMENTS

The Most Reverend John R. Gaydos makes the following appointments:

CLERGY APPOINTMENTS

PASTORS

REVEREND JASON T. DOKE, from associate pastor of St. Patrick Church in Rolla and campus minister of the Catholic Newman Center at the Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, to pastor of St. Clement Church in St. Clement, Sacred Heart Church in Vandalia and the Mission of St. John in Laddonia.

REVEREND PAUL M. HARTLEY, from pastor of Sacred Heart Church in Vandalia and the Mission of the St. John in Laddonia, to pastor of St. Mary Church, Glasgow and St. Joseph Church in Slater.

REVEREND MONSIGNOR ROBERT A. KURWICKI, EV, from temporary administrator of St. Martin Church in St. Martins, and to continue as pastor of Cathedral of St. Joseph in Jefferson City and duties as Vice Chancellor.

REVEREND MONSIGNOR MARION J. MAKAREWICZ, to canonical pastor of Sacred Heart Church in Eldon, and to continue as pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Church in Lake Ozark.

REVEREND DANIEL J. MERZ, SLD, to canonical pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in Loose Creek and St. Louis of France Church in Bonnots Mill, and to continue as pastor of St. George Church in Linn and Our Lady Help of Christians Church in Frankenstein, and to continue duties on the Diocesan Liturgical Commission.

REVEREND MICHAEL P. MURPHY, from canonical pastor of St. Mary Church in Glasgow and St. Joseph Church in Slater, to canonical pastor of St. Boniface Church in Brunswick, the Mission of St. Joseph in Hurricane Branch and St. Raphael Church in Indian Grove, and to continue as pastor of St. Joseph Church in Salisbury and St. Mary of the Angels Church in Wien.

REVEREND LOUIS M. NELEN, from pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in Loose Creek and St. Louis of France Church in Bonnots Mill, to pastor of St. Martin Church in St. Martins and canonical pastor of St. Michael Church in Russellville, and to continue duties as Secretary to the Bishop, Vice Chancellor and Director of Seminarians.

REVEREND CHARLES D. PARDEE, from canonical pastor of St. Michael Church in Russellville, and to continue as pastor of St. Peter Church in Jefferson City and to continue duties as chaplain at Jefferson City Correctional Center.

REVEREND R. WILLIAM PECKMAN, from pastor of St. Clement Church in St. Clement, to pastor of SS. Peter & Paul Church in Boonville and St. Joseph Church in Fayette.

REVEREND ANTHONY J. VIVIANO, to pastor of St. Joseph Church in Westphalia and to continue as pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Folk and to continue duties as chaplain of Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City.

These appointments are effective July 1, 2017.

ADMINISTRATORS

REVEREND ALEXIUS EKKA, from canonical administrator of St. Joseph Church in Palmyra to canonical administrator of St. Ann Church in Warsaw and the Mission of SS. Peter & Paul in Cole Camp.

REVEREND BASIL ERUO, from canonical administrator of SS. Peter & Paul Church in Boonville and St. Joseph Church in Fayette to canonical administrator of St. Joseph Church in Palmyra.

REVEREND ALEXANDER GABRIEL, from canonical administrator of St. Mary Church, Glasgow and St. Joseph Church, Slater, to canonical administrator of Sacred Heart Church in Eldon.

REVEREND BONIFACE K. NZABONIMPA, from associate pastor of St. Peter Church in Jefferson City, to canonical administrator of St. Boniface Church in Brunswick, the Mission of St. Joseph in Hurricane Branch and St. Raphael Church in Indian Grove.

REVEREND CALLISTUS C. OKOROJI, from canonical administrator of St. Ann Church in Warsaw and the Mission of SS. Peter & Paul in Cole Camp, to canonical administrator of Immaculate Conception Church in Loose Creek and St. Louis of France Church in Bonnots Mill.

REVEREND MARK S. SMITH, JCL, from pastor of St. Joseph Church in Westphalia to canonical administrator of St. Peter Church in Marshall and the Mission of Holy Family in Sweet Springs and to continue duties in Matrimonial Tribunal Office.

These appointments are effective July 1, 2017.

ASSOCIATE PASTOR

REVEREND PAUL J. CLARK, newly ordained, to associate pastor of St. Patrick Church in Rolla.

This appointment is effective July 1, 2017.

ADDITIONAL CLERGY APPOINTMENTS

REVEREND MONSIGNOR MICHAEL T. FLANAGAN, EV, from canonical pastor of SS. Peter & Paul Church in Boonville and St. Joseph Church in Fayette, and as temporary administrator of St. Peter Church in Marshall and the Mission of Holy Family in Sweet Springs, and to continue as senior priest in service of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Columbia.

REVEREND STEPHEN W. JONES, from sacramental minister of St. Michael Church, Russellville, and to continue as president of Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City.

REVEREND DYLAN SCHRADER, from further studies, to sacramental minister of St. Mary Church in Milan and the Mission of St. Mary in Unionville with residence at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Jefferson City.

These appointments are effective July 1, 2017.

REVEREND GEOFFREY A. BROOKE, JR., from associate pastor of Sacred Heart Church in Columbia, assisting the pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Columbia as needed and as sacramental minister of St. Mary Church in Milan and the Mission of St. Mary in Unionville, to further studies in Rome.

This appointment is effective September 22, 2017.

RETIREMENT

REVEREND RICHARD W. FRANK, from pastor of St. Boniface Church in Brunswick, the Mission of St. Joseph in Hurricane Branch and St. Raphael Church in Indian Grove to retirement in a private residence.

REVEREND MONSIGNOR DONALD W. LAMMERS, PA, from pastor of Sacred Heart Church in Eldon to retired priest in residence at Cathedral of St. Joseph in Jefferson City.

These appointments are effective July 1, 2017.

 

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