Appointments – June 11, 2020

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

Effective June 10, 2020

Reverend Austin Barnes, assigned as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Michael and the Church of Saint Mary in Stillwater. Father Barnes was ordained to the priesthood on May 30, 2020.

Reverend Scott Carl, assigned as sacramental minister for Latino ministry for the Church of Saint Odilia in Shoreview. This is in addition to his current assignment as vice rector of The Saint Paul Seminary in Saint Paul.

Reverend Clayton Forner, assigned as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Joseph in West Saint Paul, until returning to Rome in September to continue graduate studies. Father Forner was ordained to the priesthood on May 30, 2020.

Reverend Nicholas Froehle, assigned as parochial administrator of the Church of Saint Michael in Farmington. This is a transfer from his current assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of
Saint Ambrose in Woodbury.

Reverend Nathan Hastings, assigned as parochial vicar of the Church of Our Lady of Grace in Edina, and as chaplain to Chesterton Academy in Hopkins. Father Hastings was ordained to the priesthood on May 30, 2020.

Reverend Paul Hedman, assigned as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Peter in Forest Lake. Father Hedman was ordained to the priesthood on May 30, 2020.

Reverend Michael Izen, assigned as parochial administrator of the Church of Saint Charles in Bayport. This is in addition to his current assignments as pastor of the Church of Saint Michael and the Church of Saint Mary in Stillwater, and as canonical administrator for Saint Croix Catholic School.

Reverend Mark Joppa, assigned as pastor of the Church of Saint Rita in Cottage Grove. This is a transfer from his current assignment as pastor of the Church of Saint Charles in Bayport.

Reverend Benjamin Little, assigned as pastor of the Church of Saint John the Baptist in Savage. Father Little has been serving as parochial administrator of the same parish. This is a transfer from his current assignment as pastor of the Church of Saint Michael in Farmington.

Reverend Andrew Stueve, assigned as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Charles in Bayport. This is a transfer from his current assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Ignatius in Annandale and the Church of Saint Timothy in Maple Lake.

Reverend Timothy Tran, assigned as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Odilia in Shoreview. Father Tran was ordained to the priesthood May 30, 2020.

Reverend Benjamin Wittnebel, assigned as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Ambrose in Woodbury. This is a transfer from his current assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Peter in Forest Lake.

Effective July 1, 2020

Reverend Gregory Abbott, assigned as pastor of the Church of Saint Dominic in Northfield and the Church of the Annunciation in Hazelwood. This is a transfer from his previous assignment as chaplain for the University of Minnesota Medical Center.

Reverend Jake Anderson, assigned as pastor of the Church of Saint Lawrence in Minneapolis. Father Anderson has been serving as parochial administrator of the same parish, as well as Director of the Newman Center and Chapel at the University of Minnesota.

Reverend Patrick Barnes, assigned as pastor of the Church of Saint Henry in Monticello. This is a transfer from his current assignment as pastor of the Church of Saint Nicholas in
Elko New Market.

Deacon James Bauhs, assigned as interim Parish Life Administrator at the Church of Saint Nicholas in Carver. This is in addition to his current assignment as a permanent deacon at the Church of Saint Joseph in Waconia.

Reverend Michael Daly, granted a six-month leave of absence. Father Daly has been serving as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Odilia in Shoreview. (Editor’s note: For more information, visit St. Odilia’s website here.)

Reverend James DeBruycker, assigned as pastor of the Church of Gichitwaa Kateri in Minneapolis. This is in addition to his current assignment as pastor of the Church of Saint Joan of Arc in Minneapolis.

Reverend William Deziel, assigned as pastor of the Church of the Annunciation in Minneapolis. This is a transfer from his current assignments as pastor of the Church of the Guardian Angels in Chaska and the Church of Saint Nicholas in Carver.

Reverend John Drees, assigned as pastor of the Church of Saint Joseph in Taylors Falls and the Church of Saint Francis Xavier of Franconia. Father Drees has been serving as parochial administrator of the same parishes.

Reverend Stephen Gideon, granted faculties of the Archdiocese and assigned as Director of Worship and formation director at The Saint Paul Seminary in Saint Paul. Father Gideon is a priest of the Diocese of Nashville.

Reverend Paul Haverstock, assigned as parochial administrator of the Church of Saint Gabriel the Archangel in Hopkins. This is a transfer from his current assignment as parochial vicar of the Parish of Saints Joachim and Anne in Shakopee.

Reverend Peter Hughes, assigned as pastor of the Church of Saint Boniface in Saint Bonifacius and the Church of Saint Mary of Czestochowa in Delano. Father Hughes has been serving as parochial administrator of the same parishes.

Reverend James Liekhus, assigned as pastor of the Church of Saint Richard and the Church of the Assumption in Richfield, and as canonical administrator of Blessed Trinity Catholic School in Richfield. This is a transfer from his current assignment as pastor of the Church of Saint Gabriel the Archangel in Hopkins.

Reverend Peter Ly, assigned as pastor of the Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Maplewood. Father Ly has been serving as parochial administrator of the same parish.

Reverend Brian Lynch, assigned as parochial vicar of the Church of the Transfiguration in Oakdale. This is a transfer from his current assignment as pastor of the Church of Our Lady of the Prairie in Belle Plaine.

Reverend Michael Kaluza, assigned as pastor of the Church of Our Lady of the Prairie in Belle Plaine. This is a transfer from his current assignment as pastor of the Church of Mary Queen of Peace in Rogers.

Reverend Kevin Kenney, assigned as chaplain to DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis. This is in addition to his current assignment as pastor of the Church of Saint Olaf in Minneapolis and as parochial administrator of the Church of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Minneapolis. Father Kenney succeeds Father Bruno Nwachukwu, who will continue in his assignment as chaplain for North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale.

Reverend Kyle Kowalczyk, assigned as pastor of the Church of Saint Maximilian Kolbe in Delano. Father Kowalczyk has been serving as parochial administrator of the same parish.

Reverend Thomas Margevicius, assigned as parochial vicar for Latino ministry for the Church of the Risen Savior in Burnsville. This is a transfer from his assignment to the faculty of The Saint Paul Seminary in Saint Paul, and is in addition to his current assignment as Director of the Office of Worship for the Archdiocese.

Reverend TJ McKenzie, assigned as pastor of the Church of Saint Pius X in White Bear Lake. Father McKenzie has been serving as parochial administrator of the same parish.

Reverend Mark Pavlik, assigned as pastor of the Church of Mary Queen of Peace in Rogers. This is a transfer from his current assignment as pastor of the Church of Saint Richard in Richfield.

Reverend John Powers, assigned as parochial vicar of the church of Saint Nicholas in Elko New Market and the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Lonsdale. This is a transfer from his current assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Michael and the Church of Saint Mary in Stillwater.

Reverend Jimmy Puttananickal, CFIC, assigned as pastor of the Church of Saint Mary in Saint Paul. Father Puttananickal has been serving as parochial administrator of the same parish.

Reverend Matthew Quail, assigned as parochial vicar of the Parish of Saints Joachim and Anne in Shakopee. This is a transfer from his current assignment as parochial vicar of the Church of Saint Stephen in Anoka.

Reverend Paul Shovelain, assigned as pastor of the Church of Saint John the Baptist in New Brighton. Father Shovelain has been serving as parochial administrator of the same parish.

Reverend James Stiles, assigned as pastor of the Church of Saint Mary in Le Center, the Church of Saint Henry in Saint Henry, the Church of the Immaculate of Conception in Marysburg, and the Church of the Nativity in Cleveland. Father Stiles has been serving as parochial administrator of the same parishes.

Reverend Rolf Tollefson, assigned as parochial administrator of the Church of Saint Nicholas in Carver. This is in addition to his current assignment as pastor of the Church of Saint Hubert in Chanhassen.

Reverend Nicholas VanDenBroeke, assigned as parochial administrator at the Church of Saint Nicholas in Elko New Market, and as canonical administrator at Holy Cross Catholic School in Webster. This is in addition to his assignment as pastor of the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Lonsdale.

Reverend Anthony VanderLoop, assigned as pastor of the Church of the Guardian Angels in Chaska. This is a transfer from his current assignment as pastor of the Church of Saint Henry in Monticello.

Reverend Chad VanHoose, assigned as pastor of the Church of Saint Jude of the Lake in Mahtomedi. Father VanHoose has been serving as parochial administrator of the same parish.

Reverend Joseph Williams, assigned as parochial administrator of Holy Rosary Parish in Minneapolis. This is in addition to his current assignments as pastor of the Church of Saint Stephen in Minneapolis and as Vicar for Latino Ministry for the Archdiocese.

Effective August 1, 2020

Reverend Evan Koop, assigned as sacramental minister for Latino ministry for the Church of Saint Henry in Monticello. This is in addition to his current assignment to the faculty of The Saint Paul Seminary in Saint Paul.

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