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Clergy Appointments

Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr has made the following appointments:

2013

  • Father David Kohut, OFM begins as Pastor of St. Francis Seraph Parish, Cincinnati, effective July 1, 2013.
  • Father Dennis Caylor retires as Pastor of St. Joseph and St. Raphael Parishes, Springfield, effective July 1, 2013, and as Dean of the Springfield Deanery effective July 7, 2013.
  • Father Edwin Gearhart is appointed Parochial Administrator of Saint Raphael and Saint Joseph Parishes, Springfield, effective July 1, 2013 while continuing as Pastor of Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus Parish, Springfield.
  • Father William Kramer is appointed Parochial Vicar of Saint Raphael and Saint Joseph Parishes, Springfield, effective July 1, 2013.
  • Reverend Patrick A. Fairbanks, S.J., pastor of St. Francis Xavier, Cincinnati, effective July 1, 2013.
  • Reverend Alfons W. Minja, C.PP.S., pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Montezuma, effective June 1, 2013.
  • Reverend Jon-Paul Bevak, parochial administrator of Old St. Mary’s, Cincinnati, effective June 17, 2013.
  • Reverend Martin Fox, has been appointed to full time ministry at Holy Cross – Immaculata Parish in Cincinnati effective June 24, 2013. Bishop Joe Binzer assumes the responsibilities of the Office of Priestly Formation.
  • Reverend Ronald Haft, parochial administrator, St. Teresa of the Infant Jesus, Covington, and parochial vicar of Immaculate Conception, Bradford, St. Denis, Versailles, and Holy Family, Frenchtown, effective July 1, 2013.
  • Reverend Patrick McMullen, parochial administrator, St. Peter in Chains, Hamilton, and St. Joseph, Hamilton, effective July 1, 2013.
  • Reverend Edward Pratt, parochial administrator, Holy Name, Trenton, while continuing as pastor of Our Lady of Sorrows, Monroe, effective July 1, 2013.
  • Reverend Thomas A. Snodgrass, regular weekend and holy day assistance at Sacred Heart, Fairfield, and St. Ann, Hamilton, effective July 1, 2013, while continuing in the Chancery Office.
  • Reverend Jerome Bishop, parochial vicar of St. Susanna, Mason, effective July 1, 2013.
  • Reverend Stephen Lattner, OSB, parochial vicar of Our Lady of Sorrows, Monroe, and Holy Name, Trenton,  effective July 1, 2013.
  • Reverend Matthew Lee, parochial vicar of Champaign County Region, which includes St. Michael, Mechanicsburg; Immaculate Conception, North Lewisburg; St. Mary, Urbana; and Sacred Heart, St. Paris, effective July 1, 2013.
  • Reverend Steve Mondiek, parochial vicar of St. Charles Borromeo, Kettering, effective July 1, 2013.
  • Reverend Robert Muhlenkamp, parochial vicar of St. Aloysius Gonzaga and St. Jude, Cincinnati, effective July 1, 2013.
  • Reverend Tim Ralston, parochial vicar of Coldwater Cluster, which includes Holy Trinity, Coldwater; St. Anthony, St. Anthony; and St. Mary, Philothea, effective July 1, 2013.
  • Reverend James Romanello, parochial vicar of St. Maximilian Kolbe, Liberty Township, effective July 1, 2013.
  • Reverend Marc Soellner, parochial vicar of Our Lady of the Visitation, Cincinnati, effective July 1, 2013.
  • Reverend Daniel Hartnett, SJ, pastor of St. Robert Bellarmine, effective Jan. 1, 2013.
  • Reverend Alfons W. Minja, C.PP.S., temporary parochial administrator of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Montezuma, effective Feb. 27, 2013.
  • Reverend Bonaventure M. Cai My Loc, CMC, Chaplain/Moderator of Sacred Heart, Dayton, Vietnamese Catholic Community, effective April 3, 2013.
  • Reverend Larry Tharp, pastor of Sacred Heart, Fairfield, and St. Ann, Hamilton, effective summer 2013.
  • Reverend Larry Gearhart, pastor of Champaign County Region, which includes: Sacred Heart, St. Paris; St. Mary, Urbana; St. Michael, Mechanicsburg; Immaculate Conception, North Lewisburg, effective summer 2013.
  • Reverend Daniel Meyer, pastor of St. Charles Borromeo in Kettering, effective summer 2013.
  • Reverend Gregory Konerman, pastor of Holy Angels in Dayton, effective summer 2013.
  • Reverend Tom  McCarthy, pastor of St. Ann, Groesbeck, effective summer 2013.
  • Reverend Michael Hay, pastor of St. Jude and St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Cincinnati, effective summer 2013.
  • Reverend James Simons, pastor of St. Denis, Versailles, and Holy Family, Frenchtown, while remaining as pastor of Immaculate Conception, Bradford, effective summer 2013.

Retirements

  • Reverend Tom Dennemann, effective June 30, 2013
  • Reverend Thomas Gaeke, effective April 1, 2013
  • Reverend Gerald Haemmerle, effective June 30, 2013
  • Reverend John Kroeger, Ph.D., effective June 30, 2013
  • Reverend David Vincent, effective June 30, 2013