Officials

May 8, 2018 – Officials

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

The Reverend Alan T. Burkhardt, Pastor of St. Anne Parish in Wausau, is also appointed Pastor of the quasi-parish Mary, Mother of Good Help Parish in Wausau, with continued residence at St. Anne Parish rectory in Wausau, effective May 8, 2018.

The Very Reverend Steven J. Brice, Pastor of St. Anthony de Padua Parish in Loyal, St. Mary Help of Christians Parish in Greenwood and Holy Family Parish in Willard and vicar forane of the Thorp Deanery, is appointed Pastor of Holy Spirit Parish in Stevens Point, with residence at the parish rectory, effective July 5, 2018.  He will be released from his responsibilities as vicar forane of the Thorp Deanery, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Billy J. Dodge, Director of Vocational Recruitment and Director of Continuing Education and Formation, is released from these responsibilities and is appointed Parochial Administrator of Roncalli Newman Parish in La Crosse, with residence at the parish rectory, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Brian J. Jazdewski, Pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Fountain City, St. Lawrence Parish in Alma and St. Boniface Parish in Waumandee, is appointed Pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus-St. Patrick Parish in Eau Claire, with residence at the parish rectory, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Prince Amala Jesuraja, Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Elmwood and Sacred Heart Parish in Spring Valley, is appointed Pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Fountain City, St. Lawrence Parish in Alma and St. Boniface Parish in Waumandee, with residence at Immaculate Conception Parish rectory in Fountain City, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Arulsamy Raja Kennedy, Parochial Administrator of St. John the Apostle Parish in Whitehall, is appointed Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Polonia and Immaculate Conception Parish in Custer, with residence at Sacred Heart Parish rectory in Polonia, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Janusz A. Kowalski, Pastor of Holy Rosary Parish in Owen and St. Bernard-St. Hedwig Parish in Thorp, is appointed Pastor of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Viroqua, with residence at the parish rectory, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Nathaniel W. Kuhn, Associate Pastor of St. Anne Parish in Wausau and Chaplain at Newman High School in Wausau, is appointed Parochial Administrator of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Genoa, with residence at the parish rectory, Chaplain at Aquinas High School in La Crosse, and Chaplain to the Hmong Community in the La Crosse area, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Joshy Mathew Kulungara, MSFS, Chaplain at St. Joseph Hospital in Chippewa Falls, is released from his responsibilities at St. Joseph Hospital and is appointed Parochial Administrator of Immaculate Conception Parish in Eau Claire, with residence at the parish rectory, effective July 5, 2018.

The Very Reverend James R. Kurzynski, Pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Menomonie and St. Luke Parish in Boyceville, Chaplain to the Newman Community at UW-Stout, and vicar forane of the Durand Deanery, is appointed Pastor of St. Olaf Parish in Eau Claire, with residence at the parish rectory, effective July 5, 2018.  He will be released from his responsibilities as vicar forane of the Durand Deanery, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Thomas F. Lindner, Pastor of Holy Spirit Parish in Stevens Point, is appointed Pastor of St. Anne Parish in Wausau, with residence at the parish rectory, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend John Selva Manohar, is appointed Pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Menomonie, with residence at the parish rectory, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Donald L. Meuret, Pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Eau Claire, is appointed Pastor of St. Paul Parish in Mosinee, with residence at the parish rectory, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Gregory A. Michaud, Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Polonia and Immaculate Conception Parish in Custer, is appointed Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Marshfield and Corpus Christi Parish in Bakerville, with residence at Sacred Heart Parish rectory in Marshfield, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Woodrow H. Pace, Pastor of Saints Peter and Paul Parish in Independence and the Director of the Mission Office/Propagation of the Faith, is also appointed Pastor of St. John the Apostle Parish in Whitehall, with continued residence at Saints Peter and Paul Parish rectory in Independence, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Peter Raj, Pastor of Blessed Sacrament Parish and Roncalli Newman Parish in La Crosse, is released from his responsibilities as Pastor of Roncalli Newman Parish effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Baskaran Sandhiyagu, Associate Pastor of Queen of the Apostles Parish in Tomah, is appointed Parochial Administrator of St. Bernard-St. Hedwig Parish in Thorp and Holy Rosary Parish in Owen, with residence at Holy Rosary Parish rectory in Owen, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Daniel J. Sedlacek, Associate Pastor of St. John the Baptist Parish in Marshfield and Christ the King Parish in Spencer, and Chaplain at Columbus High School and Middle School in Marshfield, is appointed Associate Pastor of St. Mary Parish in Altoona and St. Raymond of Peñafort Parish in Southern Eau Claire County, and Chaplain at Regis High School and Middle School in Eau Claire, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Arockia Amirtha-Raj Stanislaus, Parochial Administrator of Immaculate Conception Parish in Alma Center, St. John Cantius Parish in Fairchild and St. Joseph Parish in Fairview, is appointed Parochial Administrator of Sacred Heart Parish in Elmwood, Sacred Heart Parish in Spring Valley, and St. Luke Parish in Boyceville, with residence at Sacred Heart Parish rectory in Elmwood, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Leo J. Stanislaus, Associate Pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Menomonie and St. Luke Parish in Boyceville, is appointed Parochial Administrator of St. Anthony de Padua Parish in Loyal, St. Mary Help of Christians Parish in Greenwood and Holy Family Parish in Willard, with residence at St. Anthony de Padua Parish rectory in Loyal, effective July 5, 2018.

The Reverend Daniel L. Thelen, Associate Pastor of St Mary Parish in Altoona and St. Raymond of Peñafort Parish in Southern Eau Claire County, and Chaplain at Regis High School and Middle School in Eau Claire, is appointed Parochial Administrator of Immaculate Conception Parish in Alma Center, St. John Cantius Parish in Fairchild and St. Joseph Parish in Fairview, with residence at Immaculate Conception Parish rectory in Alma Center, effective July 5, 2018.

Deacon Kyle N. Laylan, upon his ordination to the priesthood, will be appointed Associate Pastor of Holy Family Parish in Arcadia and Sacred Heart Parish in Pine Creek, effective July 5, 2018.

Deacon Barry P. Saylor, upon his ordination to the priesthood, will be appointed Associate Pastor of St. John the Baptist Parish in Marshfield and Christ the King Parish in Spencer, and Chaplain at Columbus High School and Middle School in Marshfield, effective July 5, 2018.

Deacon David J. Allen, Deacon at Blessed Sacrament Parish and Roncalli Newman Parish in La Crosse, is released from his responsibilities at Roncalli Newman Parish, effective July 5, 2018.

Deacon David J. Belland, Deacon at Blessed Sacrament Parish and Roncalli Newman Parish in La Crosse, is released from his responsibilities at Blessed Sacrament Parish, effective July 5, 2018.

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