Appointments: June 7, 2017

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

Effective March 21, 2017

Reverend Mark Huberty, dispensed from the obligations of the clerical state, including that of celibacy (i.e., laicization).

Effective June 14, 2017

Reverend Paul Baker, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Vincent de Paul in Brooklyn Park. Father Baker was ordained to the priesthood on May 27, 2017.

Reverend Michael Barsness, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton in Hastings. This is a transfer from his assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Vincent de Paul in Brooklyn Park.

Reverend Bryce Evans, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of the Holy Name of Jesus in Wayzata. Father Evans was ordained to the priesthood on May 27, 2017.

Reverend Nicholas Froehle, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Ambrose in Woodbury. Father Froehle was ordained to the priesthood on May 27, 2017.

Reverend Byron Hagan, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of Holy Cross in Minneapolis. This is a transfer from his assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of Divine Mercy in Faribault.

Reverend Nicholas Hagen, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of Our Lady of Grace in Edina. Father Hagen was ordained to the priesthood on May 27, 2017.

Reverend Andrew Jaspers, appointed parochial vicar of the Cathedral of Saint Paul in Saint Paul. This is a transfer from his assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Agnes in Saint Paul.

Reverend Kyle Kowalczyk, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of the Epiphany in Coon Rapids. This is a transfer from his assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of Divine Mercy in Faribault.

Reverend Kevin Manthey, appointed chaplain to Hill-Murray School in Maplewood, and sacramental minister to the Church of the Guardian Angels in Chaska. This is a transfer from his assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Stephen in Anoka.

Reverend Michael McClellan, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Therese in Deephaven and appointed chaplain to Providence Academy in Plymouth. This is a transfer from his assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Ambrose in Woodbury.

Reverend Matthew Quail, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Stephen in Anoka. Father Quail was ordained to the priesthood on May 27, 2017.

Reverend Timothy Sandquist, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of Saint John the Baptist in Savage. Father Sandquist was ordained to the priesthood on May 27, 2017.

Reverend Brandon Theisen, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of Divine Mercy in Faribault. Father Theisen was ordained to the priesthood on May 27, 2017.

Reverend Chad VanHoose, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of All Saints in Lakeville. Father VanHoose was ordained to the priesthood on May 27, 2017.

Reverend Benjamin Wittnebel, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Peter in Forest Lake. Father Wittnebel was ordained to the priesthood on May 27, 2017.

Reverend Timothy Wratkowski, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of All Saints in Lakeville. Father Wratkowski was ordained to the priesthood on May 27, 2017.

July 1, 2017

Reverend Leonard Andrie, appointed pastor of the Church of Saint Therese in Deephaven. Father Andrie has been serving as parochial administrator of the same parish.

Reverend John J. Bauer, appointed parochial administrator of the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Minnetonka. This is a transfer from his assignment as formation adviser and spiritual director at the Saint John Vianney College Seminary in Saint Paul.

Reverend Donald DeGrood, appointed pastor of the Church of Saint John the Baptist in Savage. This is a transfer from his assignment as Vicar for Clergy for the Archdiocese.

Reverend John Drees, appointed parochial administrator of the Church of Saint Joseph in Taylors Falls and the Church of Saint Francis Xavier in Franconia. This is a transfer from his assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Peter in Forest Lake.

Reverend Joah Ellis, appointed pastor of the Church of Our Lady of Peace in Minneapolis. Father Ellis has been serving as parochial administrator of the same parish.

Reverend Spencer Howe, appointed parochial administrator of the Church of the Holy Cross in Minneapolis. This is a transfer from his assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of the Holy Name of Jesus in Wayzata.

Reverend Glen Jenson, appointed pastor of the Church of Saint Patrick in Edina. This is a transfer from his assignment as pastor of the Church of the Holy Cross in Minneapolis.

Reverend James Livingston, appointed pastor of the Church of Saint Paul in Ham Lake. Father Livingston has been serving as parochial administrator of the same parish.

Reverend Thomas McKenzie, appointed parochial administrator of the Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Saint Paul. This is a transfer from his assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton in Hastings.

Reverend Marcus Milless, appointed hospital chaplain at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis and as sacramental minister at the Church of the Holy Family in Saint Louis Park. This is a transfer from his assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of All Saints in Lakeville.

Reverend Stephen O’Gara, appointed parochial administrator of the Church of the Assumption in Saint Paul. Father O’Gara is a retired priest of the Archdiocese since 2014.

Reverend Timothy Rudolphi, appointed parochial vicar of Mary Mother of the Church in Burnsville. This is a transfer from his assignment as pastor of the Church of Saint Patrick in Edina.

Reverend Thomas Santa, Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, appointed parochial administrator of the Church of Saint Gerard Majella in Brooklyn Park and the Church of Saint Bridget in Minneapolis. Father Santa has been in residence at the Church of Saint Alphonsus in Brooklyn Center.

Reverend Nicholas VanDenBroeke, appointed parochial administrator of the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Lonsdale. This is a transfer from his assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of the Epiphany in Coon Rapids.

Effective July 3, 2017

Reverend Paul Haverstock, appointed parochial vicar of the parish of Saints Joachim and Anne in Shakopee. Father Haverstock is returning to the Archdiocese after completing graduate studies in Rome.

Effective August 1, 2017

Reverend Dennis Thompson, appointed parochial vicar of the Church of Saint John Neumann in Eagan. This is a transfer from his assignment as pastor of the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Lonsdale.

Incardination

Reverend Allen Kuss, was granted incardination into the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis on April 21, 2017. Father Kuss was a priest of the Diocese of Bismarck from his ordination in 1984 until his incardination into the Archdiocese.

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