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Clergy assignments effective in July

May 28, 2019

Bishop Paul D. Sirba has announced the following clergy assignments, effective Wednesday, July 17.  

Priests 
  • Father Paul Strommer, parochial vicar of St. Francis, Brainerd; All Saints, Baxter; and St. Thomas of the Pines, Brainerd, to parochial vicar of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary and St. Mary Star of the Sea, Duluth. 
  • Father Jeremy Bock, parochial vicar of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary and St. May Star of the Sea, Duluth, to parochial vicar of Blessed Sacrament, Hibbing. 
  • Father Beau Braun, parochial vicar of Blessed Sacrament, Hibbing, to parochial vicar of St. Francis, Brainerd; All Saints, Baxter; and St. Thomas of the Pines, Brainerd.  
  • Father Andy Knop OMI, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, IL, to Administrator of St. Michael, Duluth.
  • Father Francis Kabiru, Administrator of St. Michael, Duluth, to Archdiocese of Nairobi.
Deacons 
  • Deacon Chico Anderson, deacon at St. Lawrence, St. Joseph, and Holy Family, Duluth, to deacon at Benedictine Living Community and St. Scholastica Monastery and College of St. Scholastica. 
  • Deacon John Foucault, deacon at St. Benedict, Duluth, to deacon at St. Lawrence and Holy Family, Duluth.  
  • Deacon James Philbin, deacon at St. Benedict, Duluth, to deacon at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary and St. Mary Star of the Sea, Duluth. 
  • Deacon Richard Laumeyer, deacon at St. Mary Star of the Sea, Duluth, to retirement. 
  • Deacon David Lindmeier, deacon at St. Michael, Duluth, to retirement.