Vicar for Priests

Vicar for Priests

Office Staff

Vicar for Priests
Rev. Christopher L. Cordes
573-635-9127, ext. 271

Senior Administrative Assistant
Salena Morgan
573-635-9127, ext 214

Wellness Care Coordinator
Danielle Freie, LPN


Mailing Address:

Alphonse J. Schwartze
Memorial Catholic Center

Attn: Vicar for Priests Office

2207 West Main Street
Jefferson City, MO 65109-0914

Vicar for Priests

A bishop is the visible face of a diocese, appointed by the pope to lead the clergy and the faithful. The bishop appoints vicars to handle many of his administrative tasks. The Vicar for Priests represents the bishop in matters pertaining directly to the priests of the diocese.

Upcoming Events Crop3
  • April 13- Stewardship Conference
  • April 22-26- Conception Abbey Retreat 
  • June 1- Priest/Diaconate Ordination 
  • June 3- Sports Day 
  • June 24-28- Mercy Center Retreat
  • September 9-10- Wellness Days
  • October 7-11- Priests' Institute
  • November 6- Memorial Mass
  • December 7- Priest/Diaconate Ordination

Mercy Center- Priest Retreat

June 24-28, 2024

Mass Coverage Requests

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Ongoing Pastor Formation

Ministry to Priests

-Calendar of Events-

2024 through 2028