Bishop’s appointments

Appointments
Effective Thursday, July 1, 2021
Very Rev. Richard A. Adam, relieved of present assignment as rector and pastor of Sacred Heart Cathedral, and assigned as pastor of St. John Vianney Parish, Bettendorf.
Rev. Gary L. Beckman, while remaining as pastor of St. Wenceslaus Parish, Iowa City, assigned as pastor of St. Bernadette Parish, West Branch.
Rev. Corey C. Close, relieved of present assignment as pastor of St. Bridget Parish, Victor and St. Patrick Parish, Brooklyn, and assigned to advanced studies in canon law.
Deacon Mark A. Comer, while remaining in present diaconal assignment at St. Joseph Parish, DeWitt, assigned to diaconal ministry at Ss. Philip and James Parish, Grand Mound.
Rev. Bruce A. DeRammelaere, while remaining as pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Davenport, appointed as Dean of the Davenport Deanery for a three-year term.
Rev. Hai D. Dinh, relieved of present assignment as parochial vicar of Ss. Mary and Mathias Parish, Muscatine and St. Joseph Parish, Columbus Junction, and assigned as pastor of St. Mary Parish, Lone Tree; St. Joseph Parish, Hills; and St. Mary Parish, Nichols.
Rev. Ross M. Epping, while remaining as Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Davenport, relieved of present assignment as pastor of St. Mary Parish, Grinnell, and assigned as chaplain of St. Ambrose University, Davenport.
Rev. Scott M. Foley, relieved of present assignment as parochial vicar of Our Lady of Victory Parish, Davenport and chaplain of Assumption High School, Davenport, and assigned as pastor of St. Mary Parish, Grinnell.
Deacon Dan E. Freeman, relieved of present assignment as deacon at St. Andrew Parish, Blue Grass, and assigned as deacon and parish life coordinator of St. Mary Parish, Wilton.
Rev. Robert L. Grant, Ph.D., with the approval of Most Rev. William M. Joensen of the Diocese of Des Moines, while remaining on the faculty of St. Ambrose University, Davenport and as sacramental minister of St. Andrew Parish, Blue Grass, assigned as sacramental minister of St. Mary Parish, Wilton.
Rev. Jacob M. Greiner, while remaining as pastor of Our Lady of Victory Parish, Davenport and Director of Seminarians for the Diocese of Davenport, relieved of present assignment as priest moderator of St. Andrew Parish, Blue Grass.
Very Rev. Thomas J. Hennen, STL, while remaining as Vicar General for the Diocese of Davenport and a Consultor for the Diocese of Davenport, relieved of present assignments as chaplain of St. Ambrose University and Associate Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Davenport, and assigned as pastor of Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport and priest moderator of St. Andrew Parish, Blue Grass and St. Mary Parish, Wilton.
Deacon Christopher L. Kabat, while remaining in present diaconal assignment at St. Wenceslaus Parish, Iowa City, assigned to diaconal ministry at St. Bernadette Parish, West Branch.
Rev. Scott G. Lemaster, relieved of present assignment as pastor of Assumption & St. Patrick Parish, Charlotte; Immaculate Conception Parish, Petersville; Ss. Mary & Joseph Parish, Sugar Creek; and St. Patrick Parish, Delmar, and assigned as pastor of St. Patrick Parish, Brooklyn and St. Bridget Parish, Victor.
Rev. Francis V. Odoom, while remaining as pastor of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish, Lost Nation, relieved of assignment as pastor of Sacred Heart Parish, Oxford Junction and Ss. Philip & James Parish, Grand Mound, and assigned as pastor of Assumption & St. Patrick Parish, Charlotte; Immaculate Conception Parish, Petersville; Ss. Mary & Joseph Parish, Sugar Creek; and St. Patrick Parish, Delmar.
Rev. Stephen C. Page, while remaining as pastor of St. Joseph Parish, DeWitt, assigned as pastor of Ss. Philip and James Parish, Grand Mound.
Rev. Joseph M. Sia, while remaining a Consultor for the Diocese of Davenport, pastor of St. Patrick Parish, Iowa City, and Director of the Recently Ordained Program for the Diocese of Davenport, relieved of assignment as pastor of St. Bernadette Parish, West Branch and St. Joseph Parish, West Liberty.
Rev. Michael J. Spiekermeier, from assignment as pastor of St. Mary Parish, Lone Tree; St. Joseph Parish Hills; and St. Mary Parish, Nichols to retirement.
Rev. David G. Steinle, while remaining a Consultor for the Diocese of Davenport, from assignment as pastor of St. Mary Parish, Wilton to retirement.
Rev. Guillermo Treviño, while remaining as chaplain of Regina Catholic Education Center, Iowa City, relieved of present assignment as parochial vicar of St. Patrick Parish, Iowa City; St. Joseph Parish, West Liberty; and St. Bernadette Parish, West Branch, and assigned as pastor of St. Joseph Parish, West Liberty and St. Joseph Parish, Columbus Junction.
Very Rev. James J. Vrba, VF, from assignment as pastor of St. John Vianney Parish and Dean of the Davenport Deanery to retirement.
Rev. Christopher T. Weber, while remaining as pastor of Ss. Mary and Mathias Parish, Muscatine, relieved of assignment as pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Columbus Junction.


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