Appointments – July 7, 2016

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis:

Effective June 15, 2016

Reverend Spencer Howe, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of the Holy Name of Jesus in Medina. This is a transfer from his previous appointment as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint John Neumann in Eagan.

Reverend Andrew Jaspers, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Agnes and as spiritual director for Saint John Vianney College Seminary, both in Saint Paul. This is a transfer from his previous assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint John the Baptist in New Brighton.

Reverend Marc Paveglio, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of Pax Christi in Eden Prairie, and as spiritual director for Saint John Vianney College Seminary in Saint Paul. This is a transfer from his previous assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of Our Lady of Grace in Edina.

Effective July 1, 2016

Reverend Albert Backmann, appointed temporary parochial administrator of the Church of Saint Stephen in Minneapolis, while the current pastor, Reverend Joseph Williams, is on sabbatical.

Reverend Nels Gjengdahl, appointed sacramental minister of the Cathedral of Saint Paul. This is in addition to his current assignment at St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights.

Reverend Paul Moudry, appointed parochial administrator of the Church of Saint Frances Cabrini in Minneapolis.

Deacon James Saumweber, appointed to exercise the ministry of a permanent deacon at the Church of Saint Odilia in Shoreview. This is in addition to his current assignment at the Church of the Assumption in Saint Paul.

Retirement Effective July 1, 2016

Reverend Michael Tegeder, released from his assignments as pastor of the Church of Saint Frances Cabrini and the Church of Gichitwaa Kateri, both in Minneapolis, and as chaplain for Indian Ministries for the Archdiocese, and granted the status of retired priest. Father Tegeder has served the Archdiocese as a priest since his ordination in 1978.

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