Priest appointments 2018

Pastors

Rev. Msgr. Francis X. Blood, pastor of Holy Trinity Parish in St. Ann, to pastor of Holy Rosary Parish in Warrenton

 

 

 

Rev. Msgr. Kevin G. Callahan, pastor of St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Ellisville, to pastor of St. Paul Parish in Fenton

 

 

 

Rev. Saji Mathew Cheruparambil, associate pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Manchester, to parochial administrator of St. Gertrude Parish in Krakow and St. Ann Parish in Clover Bottom

 

 

 

Rev. William F. Dotson, parochial administrator of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in St. Charles, to pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in St. Charles

 

 

 

Rev. Timothy J. Foy, parochial administrator of St. John the Baptist Parish in Gildehaus, to pastor of St. John the Baptist Parish in Gildehaus

 

 

 

Rev. Anthony J. Gerber, parochial administrator of St. Theodore Parish in Flint Hill, to pastor of St. Theodore Parish

 

 

 

Rev. Joseph C. Geders, CM, upon presentation of his provincial superior, is assigned as pastor of St. Vincent DePaul Parish in Perryville, Christ the Savior Parish in Brewer, Our Lady of Victory Parish in Sereno, and St. Rose of Lima Parish in Silver Lake and as parochial administrator of St. James in Crosstown and St. Joseph in Highland, effective July 1, 2018

 

 

Rev. Michael J. Grosch, parochial administrator of St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Shrewsbury, to pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Parish

 

 

 

Rev. Thomas J. Haley, pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Valley Park, to pastor of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish in Ferguson

 

 

 

Rev. Scott Jones, associate pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Valley Park, to parochial administrator of Immaculate Conception Parish in Arnold

 

 

 

Rev. Lijo S. Kallarackal, parochial administrator of St. Martin DePorres Parish in Florissant, to pastor of St. Martin DePorres Parish

 

 

 

Rev. Gregory S. Klump, associate pastor of Ste. Genevieve Parish in Ste. Genevieve and pastor of Sts. Philip and James Parish in River Aux Vases, to pastor of Our Lady Parish in Festus

 

 

Rev. Philip D. Krill, pastor of St. Gertrude Parish in Krakow and St. Ann Parish in Clover Bottom, to pastor of St. Richard Parish in Creve Coeur

 

 

 

Rev. Jeffrey A. Maassen, pastor of Our Lady Parish in Festus, to pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Valley Park

 

 

 

Rev. Christopher M. Martin, vocation director of the Archdiocese of St. Louis and vice-rector of Cardinal Glennon College Seminary, to pastor of St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Ellisville

 

 

 

Rev. John W. Mayo, pastor of Holy Rosary Parish in Warrenton, to pastor of St. Raphael Parish in St. Louis

 

 

 

Rev. Msgr. C. Eugene Morris, pursuing doctoral studies, to rector of the Oratory of Sts. Gregory and Augustine with residence at St. Luke the Evangelist Parish in Richmond Heights

 

 

 

Rev. Edward G. Nemeth, parochial administrator of Ste. Genevieve Parish in Ste. Genevieve, to pastor of Ste. Genevieve Parish in Ste. Genevieve and pastor of Sts. Philip and James Parish in River Aux Vases

 

 

Rev. Eric F. Olsen, assigned to the Archdiocese of St. Louis Latin America Apostolate in Bolivia, to parochial administrator of Holy Trinity Parish in St. Ann and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Ferguson

 

 

Rev. Robert J. Reiker, pastor of St. Raphael the Archangel Parish in St. Louis, to pastor of St. Bernadette Parish in St. Louis

 

 

 

Rev. Steven P. Robeson, senior associate pastor of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne Parish in Florissant, to pastor of St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish in Concord Hill

 

 

 

Rev. Paul J. Rothschild, pastor of St. Dominic Savio Parish in Affton and St. George Parish in St. Louis, to pastor of the new St. John Paul II Parish in St. Louis, effective July 1, 2018

 

 

 

Rev. John M. Seper, pastor of St. Richard Parish in Creve Coeur, to pastor of St. Peter Parish in St. Charles

 

 

Rev. William C. Thess, pastor of St. Agnes Parish in Bloomsdale and St. Lawrence Parish in Lawrenceton, to pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Farmington and parochial administrator of St. Catherine Parish in Coffman

 

 

Rev. Rickey J. Valleroy, pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Farmington and St. Catherine Parish in Coffman, to pastor of St. Agnes Parish in Bloomsdale and St. Lawrence Parish in Lawrenceton

 

 

Rev. Noah A. Waldman, parochial administrator of St. Martin of Tours Parish in Lemay, to pastor of St. Martin of Tours Parish

 

 

 

Rev. Michael J. Witt, rector of the Oratory of Sts. Gregory and Augustine, pastor of All Saints Parish in University City and professor of Church history at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, is relieved of his duties as rector of the Oratory of Sts. Gregory and Augustine and will remain as pastor of All Saints Parish in University City and professor of Church history at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Associate pastors

Rev. Philip J. Bene, adjutant judicial vicar of the Metropolitan Tribunal and part-time associate pastor at St. Paul Parish in Fenton, to part-time senior associate pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Clayton and to continue as adjutant judicial vicar of the Metropolitan Tribunal

 

 

Rev. Msgr. Michael E. Dieckmann, pastor of St. Paul Parish in Fenton, to senior associate pastor of Holy Infant Parish in Ballwin

 

 

 

Rev. Ricardo A. Escobar, OP, associate pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in St. Charles, to associate pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Manchester

 

 

 

Rev. Peter J. Fonseca, associate pastor of Queen of All Saints Parish in Oakville, to associate pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Florisssant

 

 

 

Rev. Paul J. Hamilton, associate pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Florissant, to associate pastor of St. Peter Parish in Kirkwood and to remain on the faculty of Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

 

 

 

Rev. John Paul Hopping, pastor of St. Peter Parish in St. Charles, to senior associate pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in St. Charles

 

 

 

Rev. Larry T. Huber, pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Arnold, to senior associate pastor of St. Gerard Majella Parish in Kirkwood

 

 

 

Rev. Joseph Xiu Hui Jiang, associate pastor of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, to associate pastor of St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish in St. Louis

 

 

 

Rev. David M. Miloscia, associate pastor of Assumption Parish in Mattese, to associate pastor of Ste. Genevieve Parish in Ste. Genevieve and of Sts. Philip and James Parish in River Aux Vases

 

 

Rev. John C. Nickolai, associate pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Imperial, to associate pastor of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne Parish in Florissant

 

 

 

Rev. Alexander M. Nord, associate pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Dardenne Prairie, to associate pastor of Assumption Parish in O'Fallon and part-time chaplain of St. Dominic High School in O'Fallon

 

 

Rev. Gerson A. Parra Meza, newly ordained, to associate pastor of Holy Trinity Parish in St. Ann and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Ferguson and part-time chaplain of Rosati-Kain High School in St. Louis

 

 

 

Rev. Clark A. Philipp, pursuing further studies at the North American College, Rome, to associate pastor at Queen of All Saints Parish in Oakville and part-time chaplain of St. Mary's High School in St. Louis

 

 

 

Rev. Christopher M. Rubie, newly ordained, to associate pastor, Immaculate Conception Parish in Dardenne Prairie

 

 

 

Rev. Gary Vollmer, senior associate pastor of St. Gerard Majella Parish in Kirkwood, to senior associate pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Imperial

 

 

 

Rev. Thomas A. Vordtriede, associate pastor of Holy Infant Parish in Ballwin, to associate pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Imperial and part-time chaplain of St. Pius X High School in Festus

 

 

Rev. Ryan M. Weber, associate pastor of St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish in St. Louis, to associate pastor of Assumption Parish in Mattese

 

 

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS

Rev. Donald T. Anstoetter, assigned to doctoral studies at the Liturgical Institute, Mundelein, Ill., to director of worship at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary and to continue his doctoral studies with residence at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

 

 

Rev. Fadi Thomas M. Auro, pursuing doctoral studies and in residence at St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Shrewsbury, to formation advisor and assistant professor of philosophy at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary with residence at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

 

 

Rev. Brian S. Fallon, associate vocation director for the Archdiocese of St. Louis and parochial administrator of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish in Crestwood, to vocation director for the Archdiocese of St. Louis and pastor of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish in Crestwood

 

 

Rev. John J. O'Brien, pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Ferguson, is granted permission to serve on the faculty of St. John's Seminary, Archdiocese of Los Angeles, in Camarillo, Calif.

 

 

 

Rev. Charles K. Samson, assigned to doctoral studies in Rome, to assistant for formation for Cardinal Glennon College and assistant professor of biblical theology at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary with residence at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary while continuing to pursue a doctoral degree

 

 

Rev. Jason J. Schumer, director of worship at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, to vice-rector of Cardinal Glennon College Seminary

 

 

 

Rev. Richard Wosman, SM, associate pastor of St. Alban Roe Parish in Wildwood, to director of faith formation for secondary schools for the Archdiocese of St. Louis and part time-associate pastor of St. Alban Roe Parish

 

 

Rev. Edward J. Voltz, associate pastor of St. Peter Parish in Kirkwood, to chaplain for campus ministry at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, part-time chaplain of Duchesne High School, St. Charles, and associate vocation director for the St. Charles area, with residence at St. Peter Parish in St. Charles


RETIREMENTS

Rev. Gary J. Faust, pastor of St. Bernadette Parish in St. Louis, to retire with residence at St. Agnes Home in Kirkwood

 

 

 

Rev. Robert T. Rosebrough, pastor of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish in Ferguson, to retire in private residence

 

 

 

Rev. David L. Wichlan, pastor of St. Rita Parish in Vinita Park, to retire with residence at Regina Cleri Home for Retired Priests in Shrewsbury 

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