Official – May 23, 2014

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, 2014:

Reverend Mister Mitchell Bechtold to parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Andrew, Greenwald, the Church of Saint John, Meire Grove, the Church of Saint Mary, Melrose, and the Church of Saint Michael, Spring Hill;

Reverend Mister Timothy Gapinski to parochial vicar of the Church of the Holy Spirit, the Church of Saint Anthony, and the Church of Saint John Cantius, Saint Cloud;

Reverend David Grundman to parochial vicar of the Church of All Saints, Holdingford, the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Opole, the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Saint Anna, and the Church of Saint Columbkille, Saint Wendel;

Reverend Omar Guanchez from parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Andrew, Greenwald, the Church of Saint John, Meire Grove, the Church of Saint Mary, Melrose, and the Church of Saint Michael, Spring Hill, to pastor of the Church of Saint Mary of Mount Carmel, Long Prairie;

Reverend Joseph Herzing to pastor of the Church of Saint Mary, Little Falls, while continuing as pastor of the Church of the Holy Family, Belle Prairie, and the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Little Falls;

Reverend John Knopik from parochial vicar of the Church of All Saints, Holdingford, the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Opole, the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Saint Anna, and the Church of Saint Columbkille, Saint Wendel, to parochial vicar of the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Braham, the Church of Christ the King, Cambridge, and the Church of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Isanti;

Reverend Benjamin Kociemba from parochial vicar of the Church of the Holy Spirit, the Church of Saint Anthony, and the Church of Saint John Cantius, Saint Cloud to full-time chaplain to Saint Cloud Cathedral;

Reverend Nicholas Landsberger from pastor of the Church of Saint Mary, Little Falls, to retirement;

Reverend Mister Aaron Nett to parochial vicar of the Cathedral of Saint Mary, the Church of Saint Augustine, and Christ Church Newman Center, Saint Cloud;

Reverend Mark Ostendorf from parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Wendelin, Luxemburg, the Church of the Holy Cross, Pearl Lake, and the Church of Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Rockville, to pastor of the Church of Saint Francis de Sales, Belgrade, the Church of Saint Donatus, Brooten, and the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Elrosa;

Reverend Gregory Paffel to pastor of the Church of Our Lady of the Angels, Sauk Centre, and the Church of Saint Alexius, West Union, while continuing as pastor of the Church of Saint Paul, Sauk Centre;

Reverend Jeremy Ploof from parochial vicar of the Cathedral of Saint Mary, the Church of Saint Augustine, and Christ Church Newman Center, Saint Cloud, to parochial vicar of the Church of the Holy Family, Belle Prairie, the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Little Falls, and the Church of Saint Mary, Little Falls;

Reverend Robert Rolfes from pastor of the Church of Saint Mary, Help of Christians, Saint Augusta, to full-time vicar general and moderator of the curia;

Reverend Mark Stang from pastor of the Church of Saint Francis de Sales, Belgrade, the Church of Saint Donatus, Brooten, and the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Elrosa, to chaplain of the Saint Cloud Hospital, Saint Cloud;

Reverend James Statz from pastor of the Church of Our Lady of the Angels, Sauk Centre, and the Church of Saint Alexius, West Union, to pastor of the Church of Lady of the Runestone, Kensington, and the Church of Saint John Nepomuk, Lake Reno;

Reverend Mister Jeremy Theis to parochial vicar of the Church of Our Lady of the Angels, Sauk Centre, the Church of Saint Paul, Sauk Centre, and the Church of Saint Alexius, West Union;

Reverend Roger Thoennes from pastor of the Church of our Lady of the Runestone, Kensington, and the Church of Saint John Nepomuk, Lake Reno, to parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Wendelin, Luxemburg, the Church of the Holy Cross, Pearl Lake, and the Church of Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Rockville;

Reverend Donald Wagner to pastor of the Church of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Isanti, while continuing as pastor of the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Braham, and the Church of Christ the King, Cambridge;

Reverend Ronald Weyrens from pastor of the Church of the Sacred Heart, Sauk Rapids, to pastor of the Church of Saint Wendelin, Luxemburg, the Church of the Holy Cross, Pearl Lake, and the Church of Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Rockville;

Reverend Mark Willenbring from administrator of the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Long Prairie, to retirement;

Reverend Ralph Zimmerman from pastor of the Church of Saint Wendelin, Luxemburg, the Church of the Holy Cross, Pearl Lake, and the Church of Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Rockville, to pastor of the Church of the Sacred Heart, Sauk Rapids.

Given at the Chancery                                                                        Jane M. Marrin
Saint Cloud, Minnesota                                                                             Chancellor
13 May 2014