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.

Mass Coverage Requests

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Priests' Institute 2023

 October 9 - 13, 2023

Pastors and Principals Workshop

September 19, 2023

This is the annual workshop. All pastors of parishes with schools and all priests who are preparing to become pastors are required to attend this meeting. All priests are invited and encouraged to attend. 

Wellness Day 2023

September 11 - 12, 2023

Ongoing Clergy Formation

August 25, October 27, and November 17, 2023

Ministry to Priests

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