Appointments – June 19, 2014

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

His Excellency, the Most Rev. John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

Effective June 15, 2014

  • Reverend Jonathan Kelly, appointed to the faculty of Saint John Vianney Seminary in Saint Paul. This is a transfer from his current assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of All Saints in Lakeville.
  • Reverend Evan Koop, appointed half-time to the faculty of Saint John Vianney Seminary in Saint Paul, and half-time as Chaplain for Latino ministry for the parishes of Risen Savior in Burnsville and Saint Joseph in Red Wing. This is a transfer from his current assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Stephen in Anoka. 

Effective July 1, 2014

  • Reverend Nathaniel Meyers, appointed pastor of the Church of Saint Francis Xavier in Buffalo, Minnesota. This is a transfer from his current appointment as parochial vicar of the Church of Our Lady of Grace in Edina.
  • Reverend Fernando Ortega, appointed pastor of the Church of the Guardian Angels in Chaska. This is a transfer from his current appointment as pastor of the Church of Saint Pius V in Cannon Falls and the Church of Saint Joseph in Miesville.
  • Reverend James Perkl, appointed pastor of the Church of Mary, Mother of the Church in Burnsville. This is a transfer from his current appointment as pastor of the Church of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton in Hastings.
  • Reverend Christopher Shofner, appointed temporary parochial administrator of the Church of Saint Wenceslaus in New Prague. This is a temporary appointment until the pastor, Father Kevin Clinton, returns from sabbatical on September 30, 2014.

Effective August  8, 2014

  • Reverend Victor Valencia, appointed pastor of the Church of Most Holy Redeemer in Montgomery, and the Church of Saint Patrick in Shieldsville. This is a transfer from his current appointment as pastor of the Church of Saint Ignatius in Annandale.
  • Reverend George Kallumkalkudy, CMI, appointed pastor of the Church of Saint Ignatius in Annandale. This is a transfer from his current appointment as pastor of the Church of Most Holy Redeemer in Montgomery, and the Church of Saint Patrick in Shieldsville.

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