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


Alphonse J. Schwartze
Memorial Catholic Center

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.

Mercy Center Retreat June 12-16, 2023

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