Appointments: May 9, 2013

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

Effective June 15, 2013

Father Paul Basil Kubista was named pastor of Church of the Holy Trinity, Goodhue, the Church of St. Mary of Belvidere, and the Church of St. Columbkille of Belle Creek. He has most recently served at the Church of St. Hubert of Chanhassen.

Father Kubista was ordained in 2010 and has also served at the Church of St. Mathias of Hampton, the Church of St. John of Vermillion, and the Church of St. Mary of New Trier.

Effective July 1, 2013

Father James Adams was named associate priest of Parroquia Jesucristo Resucitado, Puerto Ordaz, Estado Bolivar, Venezuela. He has most recently served at St. Nickolaus Church of New Market. Father Adams was ordained in 2004 and has also served in Hmong ministry at the Church of St. Vincent of St. Paul, Hispanic ministry at the Church of St. Odilia, the Cathedral of St. Paul, St. Charles Borromeo of Minneapolis, and the Church of Saint Ambrose of Woodbury.

Father Patrick Thomas Barnes was named pastor of St. Nickolaus Church of New Market. Father Barnes was ordained in 2010 and has been serving at St. Charles Borromeo of Minneapolis and DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis.

Father Alex Bernard Carlson was named pastor of Church of St. John the Baptist of Excelsior. Father Carlson was ordained in 2010 and has served at the Church of Saint Ambrose of Woodbury and the Church of the Epiphany of Coon Rapids.

Father John Michael Long was named pastor of the Church of St. Stephen of Anoka. He has most recently served at the Church of St. Vincent de Paul of Osseo. Father Long was ordained in 1978 and has served at the Church of St. Joseph of Hopkins, the John Ireland School, St. Thomas Academy, the Church of the Guardian Angels of Oakdale, and the Church of St. Peter of North St. Paul.

Father Michael Allen Reding was named pastor of St. Thomas the Apostle in Minneapolis. He has most recently served at the Church of Saint Bartholomew of Wayzata. Father Reding was ordained in 1997 and has also served at Transfiguration Church of Oakdale.

Father Michael A. Van Sloun was named pastor of the Church of Saint Bartholomew of Wayzata. He was ordained in 1995 and has also served at the Church of St. Stephen of Anoka.

Father Paul Culligan Treacy was named pastor of the Church of St. Vincent de Paul of Osseo. He has most recently served at the Church of Our Lady of Peace in Minneapolis. Since his ordination in 2006 he has served at the Chaplaincy of Gitchitwaa Kateri in Minneapolis and the Church of St. Stephen of Anoka.

Category: Appointments

7ads6x98y