2019 Priest Assignments

Pastors:

Reverend Samuel R. Brand – Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Arkansas City; relieved as Chaplain Bishop Carroll Catholic High School, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Marco A. De Loera – Pastor, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Wichita; relieved as Pastor, St. Andrew, Independence, St. Francis, Xavier, Cherryvale, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Joshua R. Evans – Pastor, St. Cecilia Parish, Haysville; relieved as Parochial Vicar, St. Thomas Aquinas, Wichita, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend John P. Fogliasso – Pastor, St. Jude, Wichita; relieved as Chaplain Newman University, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Theodore Khin – Pastor, Sacred Heart, Fredonia, St. Ignatius, Neodesha; relieved as Pastor, St. Rose of Lima, Council Grove, St. Anthony, Strong City, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Zachary G. B. Pinaire – Pastor, St. Andrew, Independence, St. Francis, Xavier, Cherryvale; relieved as Parochial Vicar St. Paul Parish, WSU, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Andrew J. Seiler – Pastor, St. Rose of Lima, Council Grove, St. Anthony, Strong City; relieved as Associate Chaplain, Catholic Care Center, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Charles F. Seiwert – Pastor, Our Lady of Guadalupe, South Hutchinson, Effective June 18, 2019

Parochial Vicar:

Reverend Andrew J. Bergkamp – Parochial Vicar, St. Joseph Parish, Wichita and Associate Chaplain, Bishop Carroll Catholic High School; relieved as Parochial Vicar, Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Wichita, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend J. D. Betzen – Parochial Vicar, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Wichita; relieved as Parochial Vicar, St. Anne, Wichita, Effective July 15, 2019
Reverend Andrew D. Dellasega – Parochial Vicar, St. Francis of Assisi, Wichita, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Juan Garza – Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Wichita, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Clay A. Kimbro – Parochial Vicar, St. Anne, Wichita; relieved as Parochial Vicar Our Lady of Lourdes, Pittsburg, Effective July 15, 2019
Reverend Andrew J. Labenz – Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Lourdes, Pittsburg; relieved as Parochial Vicar, St. Francis of Assisi, Wichita, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Matthew T. Siegman – Parochial Vicar, Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Wichita, Effective June 18, 2019

Parochial Administrator:

Reverend Dominic Potnuru – Administrator, Sacred Heart, Eureka, St. John, Hamilton, St. Teresa, Madison; relieved as chaplain Ascension Via Christi, St. Joseph, Effective June 18, 2019

Chaplains and Special Assignments:

Reverend Jacob K. Carlin – Coordinator of Cursillo in the Hispanic Community; remaining as Parochial Vicar St. Patrick, Wichita, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Gabriel A. Greer – Director, Office of Worship for the Diocese of Wichita; remaining part-time Chaplain Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School, Priest Assistant to the Bishop, and Diocesan Master of Ceremonies, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Adam E. Grelinger – Chaplain, Newman University; relieved as Parochial Vicar Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Wichita, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Stephen F. Gronert – Associate Chaplain, Catholic Care Center; relieved as pastor Sacred Heart, Eureka, St. John, Hamilton, St. Teresa, Madison, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Edmund M. Herzog – Chaplain, Bishop Carroll Catholic High School; relieved as Associate Chaplain of the same and Parochial Vicar, Christ the King, Wichita, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Andrew K. Hoffman – On Loan to the Diocese of Salina for service to St. Isidore Catholic Student Center, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Effective June 18, 2019 – June 2021
Reverend Thomas Hoisington – Adult Faith Formation Instructor, Offering services to the Spiritual Life Center and parishes upon request with residence at Sacred Heart, Colwich, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend John F. Jirak – Vicar for Evangelization, Stewardship and Discipleship; Member of the Bishop’s Leadership Team; Remaining Pastor, Church of the Magdalen and Judge of the Matrimonial Tribunal; Relieved as Chaplain of the Extraordinary Form Mass Community (at a later date) and Director of Spiritual Formation for St. Joseph House of Formation, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Edmond G. Mary Kline – Chaplain, Ascension Via Christi, St. Joseph, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Jose Machado – Facilitator for Evangelization, Discipleship and Stewardship for the Hispanic Community in Diocese of Wichita with Residence at the Priests Retirement Center; relieved as Pastor Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Wichita, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend James S. Mainzer – On loan to the Diocese of Dodge City for a period of three years; relieved as Pastor St. Jude, Wichita, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Darrin M. May – Director, Spiritual Life Center; Chaplain, Legion of Mary; relieved as Administrator, St. Cecilia, Haysville, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Patrick R. Reilley – To Advanced Studies in Canon Law with residence at the Casa Santa Maria, Rome, Italy, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Daniel L. Vacca – On loan to Diocese of Jefferson City for a period of three years; relieved as pastor, Sacred Heart, Fredonia, St. Ignatius, Neodesha, Effective June 18, 2019
Reverend Kenneth S. Van Haverbeke – Chaplain, Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Wichita; Parochial Vicar, St. Anthony, Garden Plain and St. Mary, Aleppo with residence, St. Mary Aleppo; relieved as Director of Spiritual Life Center, Vicar for Stewardship and Parish Life, Director of the Office of Stewardship and Member of Bishop’s Leadership Team, Effective June 18, 2019

Non-clergy Appointment:

Sister John Patrick Beckius, STCR – Coordinator, Liturgical Services and Catechesis Office of Worship for the Diocese of Wichita from Director of the same, Effective June 18, 2019