Clergy Assignments

Bishop Finn is pleased to make the following clergy assignments. Unless otherwise noted, these assignments are effective June 26, 2013.

 

Retirement

Fr. Thomas Albers, CPpS, Pastor of St. Mary Parish, Nevada, to retire.

 

Deacon Ross Beaudoin, Administrator of St. James Parish, Kansas City, to retire.

 

Fr. Terry Bruce, Pastor of St Elizabeth Parish, Kansas City, to retire.

 

Fr. James Healy, Pastor of St. Robert Bellarmine, Blue Springs, to retire.

 

Fr. Lloyd Opoka, Pastor of St. Matthew the Apostle Parish, Kansas City, to retire.

 

 

Pastor/Administrator

Fr. Sebastian Allgaier, O.S.B., with the nomination of Abbot Gregory Polan, O.S.B., to be Pastor of Blessed Sacrament Parish in Bethany.

 

Fr. Matthew Bartulica, Administrator of St. Cyril, Sugar Creek to Pastor of St. Cyril, Sugar Creek and Pastor of St. Mary, Independence with residence at St. Mary.

 

Fr. Matthew Benjamin, Administrator of St. Mary, St. Joseph and its mission, Seven Dolores, Hirlingen to be Pastor of St. Mary, Nevada and its mission, St. Bridget, Rich Hill, and to reside at St. Mary’s, Nevada.

 

Fr. John Bolderson, Pastor of St. Patrick, Butler to be Pastor of St. Robert Bellarmine, Blue Springs, with residence at St. Robert Parish.

 

Fr. Ernie Davis, Administrator of St. Therese Little Flower Parish, St. Louis, to remain Administrator of St. Therese Little Flower, and to be Administrator of St. James, Kansas City.

 

Fr. Terrell Finnell, Pastor of St. Monica, Kansas City, to be Pastor of Church of the Good Shepherd, Smithville, with residence at Good Shepherd.

 

Fr. Adam Haake, Associate Pastor of St. Regis, Kansas City, to be Administrator of St. Mary, St. Joseph, and of the mission, Seven Dolors, Hirlingen.

 

Fr. Greg Haskamp, Pastor of Church of the Good Shepherd, Smithville, to be Pastor of St. Elizabeth, Kansas City.

 

Fr. Thomas Hermes, Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Montrose to remain Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Montrose, and to be Pastor of St. Patrick, Butler, with residence at Immaculate Conception.

 

Fr. Jeffery Jambon, LC, Chaplain at Benedictine Priory of Our Lady of Ephesus, Gower, to be Administrator of St Patrick Parish, St. Joseph, with residence at St Patrick.

 

Fr. Adam Johnson, Associate Pastor of St. John LaLande Parish, Blue Springs, to be Administrator of St. Matthew the Apostle Parish, Kansas City.

 

Fr. Thomas Ludwig, Pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Joseph, to be Pastor of St. Monica, Kansas City, with residence to be determined.

 

Fr. Christian Malewski, Administrator of Our Lady of Lourdes, Harrisonville to be Pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Joseph, with residence at Our Lady of Guadalupe.

 

Fr. Sean McCaffery, Associate Pastor of St. Peter, Kansas City, to be Administrator of Saint John Francis Regis, Kansas City, with residence at St. John Francis Regis

 

Fr. Ian Murphy, Associate Pastor of Christ the King, Kansas City, to be Administrator of Our Lady of Lourdes, Harrisonville, with residence at Our Lady of Lourdes.

 

Fr. Joseph Powers, Rector of Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph to be Rector of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Kansas City, with residence at Immaculate Conception.

 

Fr. Jorge Ramirez, Administrator of St. Patrick, St. Joseph, to be Administrator of Sacred Heart/Guadalupe, Kansas City, with residence to be determined.

 

Fr. Matthew Rotert, Pastor of St. Mary, Independence, to be Rector of Co-Cathedral of Saint Joseph, with residence at Co-Cathedral.

 

Fr Carlito Saballo, SOLT, to be Pastor of St. Louis Parish, Kansas City, with residence at the Society Residence on Tracy Avenue, effective May 1, 2013.

 

 

Special Assignments

Fr. T. James Hart, retired, to be chaplain to the Jeanne Jugan Center, Little Sisters of the Poor, Kansas City, and to reside at the Center, effective April 29, 2013.

 

Reverend Monsignor Bradley Offutt, Vicar General, formerly Rector of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, to remain full time Vicar General, and to reside at the Cathedral.

 

Fr. Richard Rocha, Formerly Pastor of St. John Francis Regis, and Vocation Director, to continue as Vocation Director with residence at Christ the King Parish, Kansas City.

 

 

Transitional Deacons

Rev. Mr. John Fitzpatrick, following Ordination to the Diaconate on May 18, 2013, assigned to assist the Pastor at Christ the King Parish, Kansas City, and to complete seminary studies.

 

Rev. Mr. Leonard Gicheru, following Ordination to the Diaconate on May 18, 2013, assigned to assist the Pastor at Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, and to complete seminary studies.

 

Rev. Mr. Daniel Gill, following Ordination to the Diaconate on May 18, 2013, assigned to assist the Pastor at St. Andrew Parish, Kansas City, and to complete seminary studies.

 

Rev. Mr. Eric Schneider, following Ordination to the Diaconate on May 18, 2013, assigned to assist the Pastor at St. John LaLande Parish, Blue Springs, and to complete seminary studies.

 

Please pray for these men in their assignments. 

 

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  • Carol

    Was father John Bolderson a widower , and then became a priest?

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