Officials

May 9, 2016 – Officials

The Most Reverend William Patrick Callahan, D.D., Bishop of La Crosse, makes the following announcements:

Deacon Juan Pedro Roblez Baltazar, Pastoral Associate at Saints Peter and Paul in Independence and Saint John the Apostle Parish in Whitehall is also appointed Deacon at Saints Peter and Paul Parish in Independence and Saint John the Apostle Parish in Whitehall, effective May 7, 2016.

The Reverend Eric Awortwe-Dadson, Parochial Administrator of Saint Francis of Assisi Parish in Ellsworth, is appointed Pastor effective June 30, 2016.

The Reverend Antony Joseph, Parochial Administrator of Saint Bartholomew Parish in Trempealeau and Saint Mary Parish in Galesville, is appointed Pastor effective June 30, 2016.

The Reverend Prince Amala Jesuraja, Parochial Administrator of Sacred Heart Parish in Elmwood, Saint Luke Parish in Boyceville and Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Spring Valley, is appointed Pastor effective June 30, 2016.

The Reverend Daniel E. Oudenhoven, Parochial Administrator of the Newman Parish in Eau Claire, is appointed Pastor effective June 30, 2016.

The Reverend Aruldoss Sundaram, with the permission of the Most Reverend Anthony Devotta, Bishop of the Diocese of Tiruchirapelli, India, is appointed Parochial Administrator of Saint Charles Borromeo Parish in Genoa, effective June 30, 2016.

The Reverend Francis Xavier Dias, with the permission of the Rt. Reverend Joseph Ponniah, Bishop of Natticaloa, Batticola, Sri Lanka, is appointed Parochial Administrator of Saint Joseph Parish in Adams, effective June 30, 2016.

The Reverend G. Valentine Joseph, Pastor of Saint Vincent de Paul Parish and Our Lady Queen of Heaven Parish in Wisconsin Rapids, is released from his responsibilities as Pastor of Saint Vincent de Paul Parish. He retains his appointment as Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Heaven Parish in Wisconsin Rapids, effective June 30, 2016.

The Reverend Mark A. Miller, Associate Pastor of Saint Vincent de Paul Parish and Our Lady Queen of Heaven Parish in Wisconsin Rapids and Chaplain at Assumption Middle and High School in Wisconsin Rapids, is released from his responsibilities as Associate Pastor of Saint Vincent de Paul Parish in Wisconsin Rapids, effective June 30, 2016. He retains all other appointments.

The Reverend Jerome Patric, Pastor of Saint Patrick Parish in Sparta and Saint John the Baptist in Summit Ridge, is appointed Pastor of Saint Vincent de Paul Parish in Wisconsin Rapids, effective June 30, 2016.

The Reverend Monsignor Michael J. Gorman is released from his responsibilities as Parochial Administrator of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Viroqua and Saint Mary Parish in Coon Valley, effective June 30, 2016.

The Reverend Joseph Maria Arockiam, OFM Cap., with the permission of the Reverend John Arumai Nathan, Minister Provincial of the Capuchin Provincialate of Tamil Nadu, India, is appointed Parochial Administrator of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Viroqua and Saint Mary Parish in Coon Valley, with residence at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Viroqua, effective June 30, 2016.

The Reverend Maria Dass Irudayam, OFM Cap., with the permission of the Reverend John Arumai Nathan, Minister Provincial of the Capuchin Provincialate of Tamil Nadu, India, is appointed Chaplain at Mayo Franciscan Medical Center in La Crosse, effective May 16, 2016. Effective June 30, 2016, his residence will be at the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish rectory in Viroqua.

The Reverend Daniel H. Hackel, Pastor of Saint James Parish in Amherst, Saint Mary of Mount Carmel Parish in Fancher and Immaculate Conception Parish in Custer, is released from his responsibilities as Pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Custer, while retaining his other appointments, effective June 30, 2016.

The Reverend Gregory A. Michaud, Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Polonia, Saint Adalbert Parish in Rosholt and Saint Mary Parish in Torun, is released from his responsibilities as Pastor of Saint Adalbert Parish in Rosholt and Saint Mary Parish in Torun; he remains Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Polonia and is also appointed Pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Custer, effective June 30, 2016.

The Reverend Jeffrey W. Hennes, Associate Rector of Saint Joseph the Workman Cathedral and Saint James the Less Parish in La Crosse, Chaplain at Aquinas Middle and High School in La Crosse, and Chaplain to the Hmong Community in the La Crosse area, is appointed as Parochial Administrator of Saint Adalbert Parish in Rosholt and Saint Mary Parish in Torun, with residence at Saint Adalbert Parish rectory in Rosholt, effective June 30, 2016.

The Reverend Peter M. Manickam, Pastor of Saint Mary Help of Christians Parish in Colby, Saint Bernard Parish in Abbotsford and Saint Louis Parish in Dorchester, is released from his responsibilities as Pastor of Saint Bernard Parish in Abbotsford and Saint Louis Parish in Dorchester, effective June 30, 2016. He remains Pastor of Saint Mary Help of Christians Parish in Colby.

The Reverend Timothy L. Oudenhoven, Chaplain to the Hispanic Community in the Abbotsford, La Crosse and Sparta areas is released from those responsibilities and is appointed Pastor of Saint Bernard Parish in Abbotsford and Saint Louis Parish at Dorchester and Chaplain to the Hispanic Community in the Abbotsford area with residence at Saint Louis Parish in Dorchester, effective June 30, 2016.

The Reverend Keith J. Kitzhaber, Associate Pastor of Holy Cross Parish in Santa Cruz, Bolovia, is appointed Pastor of Saint Patrick Parish in Sparta and Saint John the Baptist Parish in Summit Ridge and Chaplain to the Hispanic Community in the Sparta area, with residence at Saint Patrick Parish rectory in Sparta, effective June 30, 2016.

The Reverend Matthew N. Marshall, Associate Pastor of Saint Anne Parish in Wausau, Chaplain to Newman High School in Wausau, and Assistant to the Director of Vocations, is appointed Associate Rector of Saint Joseph the Workman Cathedral Parish and Saint James the Less Parish in La Crosse, Chaplain at Aquinas High School and Middle School in La Crosse, and Chaplain to the Hmong Community in the La Crosse area, with residence at Saint Joseph the Workman Cathedral Parish rectory, effective June 30, 2016. He retains his appointment as Assistant to the Director for Vocations.

The Reverend Nathaniel W. Kuhn, Associate Pastor of Saint John the Baptist Parish in Marshfield and Christ the King Parish in Spencer, Assistant to the Director of the Office for Vocations, and Chaplain to Columbus Middle and High School in Marshfield, is appointed Associate Pastor of Saint Anne Parish in Wausau and Chaplain to Newman High School in Wausau, effective June 30, 2016. He retains his appointment as Assistant to the Director for Vocations.

Deacon Daniel J. Sedlacek, following his ordination to 
the priesthood, will be appointed as Associate Pastor of Saint John the Baptist Parish in Marshfield and Christ the King Parish in Spencer, Chaplain to Columbus Middle and High School in Marshfield and Assistant to the Director of the Office for Vocations, with residence at Saint John the 
Baptist Parish rectory in Marshfield, effective June 30, 2016.

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