I am excited to begin the journey with you as Pastor of Precious Blood. I look forward to getting to know you in the coming weeks!
I have spent most of my time after ordination in assignments in Gibson County and the westside of Evansville. What you may not know is that I spent much of my seminary life being assigned to places in Dubois County. I spent a summer at St Mary’s in Ireland. I also spent a summer at Holy Family in Jasper. I was assigned for two years as a deacon at St. Mary’s in Huntingburg. I went to seminary at St Meinrad, so Jasper was like a second home for some years. So in many ways it really feels like returning home to this area.
I also look forward to being a part of Holy Trinity Catholic School. The mission and ministry of this school is critical to the loving formation and education of our children in Dubois County.
I want to give a big thank you to your wonderful staff and ministry team you have at Precious Blood. I have been amazed at how personally invested and active our parishioners are at the church. I can already see this. This is a blessing, and such an important part of being a disciple of Jesus Christ.
I want to thank Fr Gary for his many years of spiritual leadership as Pastor of this community. He has been a constant source of prayer, kindness, and support during this time. I am forever in a debt of gratitude for his hospitality as we make this transition
Again, I look forward to meeting you all personally. Thank you for your patience with me as I get settled in. May the Blessings of our Loving God be with all of you!