Official Decree of Appointments
The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, makes the following appointments:
Reverend Dylan Schrader, PhD to Latinist and Censor Librorum, with continuing ministry as Pastor of St. Brendan Parish, Mexico, and Moderator of Religious Education.
Mister Benjamin Roodhouse, JD, JCL to Advocate in the Matrimonial Tribunal and Director of Canonical Services at the Chancery.
Deacon Richard P. Telthorst to Director of Catholic Cemeteries, and to continue with Nursing Home Ministry in Jefferson City.
These appointments are effective September 1, 2021.
Reverend Paul M. Hartley, Pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish, Montgomery City, St. Patrick Parish, Jonesburg and Church of the Resurrection Parish, Wellsville, to medical leave from July 31, 2021, until September 24, 2021.
Deacon Ronald E. Deimeke to parochial ministry at Immaculate Conception Parish, Montgomery City, St. Patrick Parish, Jonesburg and Church of the Resurrection Parish, Wellsville, to assist the pastor during his medical leave. This appointment is effective from July 31, 2021, until September 24, 2021. During this period, Deacon Deimeke’s ministry at St. Joseph Parish, Martinsburg, the Mission of St. John, Laddonia, and Sacred Heart Parish, Vandalia is suspended.
Deacon Chet L. Zuck to parochial ministry at Our Lady of Snows Parish, Mary’s Home, and to continue with ministry at Sacred Heart Parish, Eldon, effective September 1, 2021.
Given at the Chancery this 18th day of August 2021.
Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, S.T.D.
Bishop of Jefferson City
Mrs. Constance Schepers