Official – June 5, 2015

Categories: Officials

The Most Reverend Donald J. Kettler, Bishop of the Diocese of Saint Cloud, makes the following appointments in the Diocese of Saint Cloud, effective July 1, 2015:

KirchenerReverend Peter Kirchner from chaplain at St. Clare’s Monastery, Sauk Rapids, to pastor of the Church of Saint Francis de Sales, Belgrade, the Church of Saint Donatus, Brooten, and the Church of the Saints Peter and Paul, Elrosa;

 

 

Seminary studentReverend John Knopik from parochial vicar of the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Braham, the Church of Christ the King, Cambridge, and the Church of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Isanti, to pastor of the Church of Saint Mary, Chokio, and the Church of Ave Maria, Wheaton;

 

 

NettReverend Aaron Nett from parochial vicar of Christ Church-Newman Center, Saint Cloud, while continuing as parochial vicar of the Cathedral of Saint Mary, Saint Cloud, and the Church of Saint Augustine, Saint Cloud;

 

 

NordickReverend Jerome Nordick from medical leave of absence to chaplain at St. Clare’s Monastery, Sauk Rapids;

 

 

 

OelrchReverend Anthony Oelrich from rector of the Cathedral of Saint Mary, Saint Cloud, and pastor of the Church of Saint Augustine, Saint Cloud, while continuing as pastor of Christ Church-Newman Center, Saint Cloud;

 

 

 

fr_scottReverend Scott Pogatchnik to rector of the Cathedral of Saint Mary, Saint Cloud, and pastor of the Church of Saint Augustine, Saint Cloud, while continuing as Vocations Director of the Diocese of Saint Cloud;

 

 

VirnigReverend Laurn Virnig from pastor of the Church of the Holy Cross, North Prairie, and the Church of the Holy Trinity, Royalton, to retirement;

 

 

 

dWalzReverend Daniel Walz from pastor of the Church of St. John, Foley, and the Church of St. Patrick, Minden Township, to pastor of the Church of the Sacred Heart, Freeport, the Church of the Immaculate Conception, New Munich, and the Church of St. Rose of Lima, Saint Rosa;

 

 

walz_1Reverend Mr. Gabriel Walz to parochial vicar of the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Braham, the Church of Christ the King, Cambridge, and the Church of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Isanti;

 

 

VandebergReverend Joseph Vandeberg from pastor of the Church of Saint Mary, Chokio, and the Church of Ave Maria, Wheaton, to pastor of the Church of the Sacred Heart, Glenwood and the Church of St. Bartholomew, Villard;

 

 

wolfbauerdcnseminarianReverend Michael Wolfbauer from pastor of the Church of the Sacred Heart, Glenwood, and the Church of St. Bartholomew, Villard, to pastor of the Church of St. John, Foley, and the Church of St. Patrick, Minden Township;

 

 

 The Most Reverend Donald J. Kettler, Bishop of the Diocese of Saint Cloud, after the presentation of the Right Reverend John Klassen, OSB, makes the following appointment in the Diocese of Saint Cloud, effective July 1, 2015:

Klassen, RReverend Roger Klassen, OSB from pastor of the Church of the Sacred Heart, Freeport, the Church of the Immaculate Conception, New Munich, and the Church of St. Rose of Lima, Saint Rosa, to pastor of the Church of the Holy Cross, North Prairie, and the Church of the Holy Trinity, Royalton.

 

 

Given at the Chancery                                                                                               Jane Marrin
Saint Cloud, Minnesota                                                                                                Chancellor
May 28, 2015