Clergy Assignments

Bishop Finn is pleased to make the following clergy assignments.

Retirements have already been granted by earlier letter.

Unless otherwise noted, the effective date of these changes in assignment is June 17, 2015.

 

Retirement

Rev. Patrick Rush, Pastor of Visitation Parish, Kansas City, granted retirement.

 

Pastors

Rev. Donald Farnan, formerly Pastor of St. Thomas More Parish, Kansas City, appointment pending.

Rev. Adam Haake, formerly appointed in service to Bishop LeBlond High School, relieved of teaching duties, and to remain as Pastor of St. Mary Parish, St. Joseph, and Seven Dolors Parish, Hirlingen, with residence at St. Mary Parish.

Rev. Stephen Hansen, formerly Pastor of Coronation of Our Lady Parish, Grandview, appointed Pastor of St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, Gladstone, with residence at St. Andrew.

Rev. Richard Rocha, formerly Vocation Director, appointed Pastor of St. Thomas More Parish, with residence at St. Thomas More.

Rev. Vincent Rogers, formerly Pastor of St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, Gladstone, appointed Pastor of Visitation Parish, Kansas City, with residence at Visitation.

Rev. Matthew Rotert, relieved of duties as Canonical Pastor of St. Patrick Parish, St. Joseph, and to continue as pastor of Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, St. Joseph with residence at Co-Cathedral.

Rev. Eric Schneider, formerly Parochial Vicar of Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, St. Joseph, for the pastoral care of St. Patrick Parish, St. Joseph, appointed Pastor of St. Patrick Parish, with residence at St. Patrick.

 

Administrators

Rev. John Fitzpatrick, formerly Parochial Vicar of St. Andrew Apostle Parish, and in part-time service to St. Pius X High School, appointed Administrator of Coronation of Our Lady Parish, Grandview, with residence at Coronation.

Rev. Daniel Gill, formerly Parochial Vicar of St. John LaLande Parish, appointed Administrator of St. Matthew Apostle Parish, Kansas City, with residence at St. Matthew.

 

Parochial Vicars

Rev. Bryan Amthor, after ordination May 23, 2015, appointed Parochial Vicar of St. John LaLande Parish, Blue Springs, with residence at St. John LaLande.

Rev. Joshua Barlett, after ordination May 23, 2015, appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Andrew Apostle Parish, Gladstone, and to assist St. Pius X High School part-time, with residence at St. Andrew.

Rev. Ryan Koster, after ordination May 23, 2015, appointed full time to Bishop LeBlond High School, St. Joseph, with residence at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, St. Joseph.

Rev. Alex Kreidler, after ordination June 27, 2015, appointed to assist the Pastor at St. Gabriel Parish, Kansas City and to continue Graduate Studies in Rome, with residence at St. Gabriel, effective July 15.

Rev. Gabriel Lickteig, after ordination May 23, 2015, appointed full time to Archbishop O’Hara High School, with residence at Visitation Parish.

Rev. Andrew Mattingly, after ordination June 27, 2015, appointed to assist the Pastor at St Thomas More, Kansas City, and to continue Graduate Studies in Rome, with residence at St. Thomas More, effective July 15.

Rev. Jorge Andres Moreno, after ordination May 23, 2015, appointed Parochial Vicar of Presentation Parish, Lee’s Summit, with residence at Presentation.

Rev. Randolph Sly, with the nomination of Msgr. Jeffrey N. Steenson, Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter, appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Therese Parish, North, Kansas City, and to ministerial service as Parochial Administrator of the Anglican Ordinariate community, Our Lady of Hope, with residence to be determined.

Rev. Luis Felipe Suarez, after ordination May 23, 2015, appointed Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross Parish, Kansas City with residence at Holy Cross.

Rev. Curt Vogel, after ordination May 23, 2015, appointed Parochial Vicar of Visitation Parish, Kansas City, with residence at Visitation.

 

Special Assignments

Rev. Adam Johnson, formerly Pastor of St. Matthew Apostle Parish, appointed Associate Director of the Vocation Office, with residence at St. Thomas More.

Rev. Gregory Lockwood, formerly Administrative Director of the Office of Vocations, appointed Vocation Director, and to remain as Administrator of Christ the King Parish, Kansas City, with residence at Christ the King.

 

Transitional Deacon

Rev. Mr. Samuel Miloscia, after ordination May 16, 2015, assigned to assist the Pastor at St. John LaLande, Blue Springs, and to continue seminary studies, with residence at St. John LaLande.

Please pray for these men in their new assignments.

 

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October 21, 2017
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