Officials

October 30, 2018 – Officials

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

Deacon David Allen, Deacon at Blessed Sacrament Parish in La Crosse and Parish Director of St. Patrick Parish in Sparta and St. John the Baptist Parish in Summit Ridge, is released from his responsibilities as Parish Director at St. Patrick Parish in Sparta and St. John the Baptist Parish in Summit Ridge, effective October 31, 2018.

The Reverend Monsignor Richard W. Gilles, Pastor of Queen of the Apostles Parish in Tomah and Priest Moderator of St. Patrick Parish in Sparta and St. John the Baptist Parish in Summit Ridge, is released from his responsibilities as Priest Moderator of St. Patrick Parish in Sparta and St. John the Baptist Parish in Summit Ridge, effective October 31, 2018.

The Reverend Eric R. Berns is appointed Pastor of St. Patrick Parish in Sparta and St. John the Baptist Parish in Summit Ridge, with residence at St. Patrick Parish rectory in Sparta, effective October 31, 2018.

The Reverend Monsignor Joseph G. Diermeier, VG, vicar forane of the Wausau Deanery and Pastor of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Marathon, is released from his responsibilities as vicar forane of the Wausau Deanery, effective November 1, 2018.

The Reverend Monsignor Mark R. Pierce, Pastor of St. Michael Parish and Church of the Resurrection Parish, both in Wausau, is also appointed vicar forane of the Wausau Deanery, to complete the three-year term of the Reverend Monsignor Joseph G. Diermeier, effective November 1, 2018.

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