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Diocese of Savannah

Priest Directory

The following list includes Diocesan and Religious priests in the Diocese of Savannah.
Please contact the Chancery Office with corrections.

Reverend Jason Adams

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. John the Evangelist, San Jose Mission
City: Valdosta, Lake Park

Campus Ministry Chaplain – Valdosta State University
Priestly Life Committee

Reverend Theodore Agba

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. Teresa of Avila
City: Grovetown

Reverend Jacob Almeter

Pastor
Location: Our Lady Star of the Sea, St. Marys and St. Francis of Assisi
City: Folkston

Chair, Priestly Life Committee

Reverend Fredy Angel

Parochial Vicar
Location: St Teresa
City: Albany

College of Consultors

Reverend Samuel Aniekwe

Parochial Administrator
Location: St. Mary
City: Americus

Reverend John Stephen Ariko, AJ

Parochial Vicar
Location: Immaculate Conception, St. Mark, Holy Redeemer, St. William
City: Dublin, Eastman, McRae, Sandersville

Reverend David Arnoldt

Retired
City: Evans

Retired Army Chaplain

Very Reverend Bob Benko, OFM Conv., VF

Pastor
Location: Our Lady of Lourdes
City: Columbus

Dean of the Columbus Deanery

Reverend Tomas Agustin Beroch

Parochial Vicar
Location: Sacred Heart
City: Warner Robins

Reverend Godfred Boachie-Yiadom

Parochial Administrator
Location: St. Augustine
City: Thomasville

Most Reverend J. Kevin Boland

Bishop Emeritus
City: Savannah

Reverend Brett Brannen

Spiritual Director
Location: Pontifical College Josephinum
City: Columbus, Ohio

Reverend Joey Buencamino

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. Christopher, Holy Cross, Our Lady of Guadalupe
City: Claxton, Pembroke, Sandhill

In Residence at St. Christopher, Claxton

Reverend Victor Canela, ST

Pastor
Location: St. Joseph the Worker
City: Bainbridge

Reverend Juan Carlos Castillo

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. Joseph
City: Augusta

Reverend Michael Cerrone

Retired
State: Texas

Retired Army Chaplain

Reverend Robert Chaney

Pastor
Location: Resurrection of Our Lord
City: Savannah

Director, Black Catholic Ministry
Clergy Welfare

Reverend Rigoberto Chávez, ST

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. Joseph the Worker
City: Bainbridge

Reverend Douglas Clark, STL

Retired
In Residence: St. Matthew, Statesboro

College of Consultors

Reverend Monsignor P James Costigan

Retired
Location: St. Peter the Apostle
City: Savannah

In Residence

Reverend John C. Coughlin, OFM

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. Peter Claver
City: Macon

Ministry at Mount de Sales Academy

Reverend Gabriel Cummings

Pastor
Location: St. Frances Cabrini
City: Savannah

Reverend Robert Cushing

Retired


Reverend Benjamin Dallas

Sabbatical
Location: Oratory of St. Philip Neri
City: Detroit, MI

Reverend Noel Danielewicz, OFM Conv.

Pastor
Location: St. Benedict the Moor
City: Columbus

In residence at St. Anne

Reverend Matthew Ericksen

Hospital Chaplain
Location: St. Joseph/Candler
City: Savannah

Reverend Rafael Estrada

Pastor
Location: Good Shepherd
City: Baxley/Hazlehurst
 

Reverend Romanus Ezeugwu, MSP

Pastor
Location: St. Benedict the Moor
City: Savannah

Reverend Eric Filmer

Pastor
Location: St. Patrick
City: Kathleen

Clergy Welfare

Very Reverend Daniel F. Firmin, JCL

Diocesan Administrator, Pastor
Location: Pastoral Center, St. James the Less
City: Savannah

Diocesan Judge
College of Consultors

Reverend Luis Fonseca

Parochial Vicar
Location: Our Lady of Lourdes
City: Port Wentworth

Reverend Mariusz Fuks

Pastor
Location: Most Holy Trinity,
City: Augusta

Reverend Ronald Gatman, O.S.B.

Subprior, Faculty
Location: Benedictine Priory
City: Savannah

Reverend George Gonzalez

Retired
City: Columbus

Reverend Alfonso Gutierrez

Pastor
Location: Immaculate Conception
City: Moultrie

Reverend Richard Hart

Retired
City: Augusta

Reverend Chris Hassel

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. Francis Xavier
City: Brunswick

Campus Ministry Chaplain – College of Coastal Georgia
Priestly Life Committee

Reverend Thomas Healy

Retired
City: Augusta

Promoter of Justice

Reverend John Paul Heiser, O.S.B.

Faculty
Location: Benedictine Priory
City: Savannah

Reverend Francis Higgins

Retired
City: Savannah

Reverend James Holloway

Retired
City: St. Simons Island

Reverend Walter Ingram

Pastor
Location: St. Teresa of Avila
City: Grovetown

Reverend Gordian Iwuji, MSP

Pastor
Location:  Sacred Heart, Vidalia, and St. Andrew the Apostle, Reidsville
City: Vidalia

Reverend John Johnson

Pastor, Associate Vocation Director
Location: St. Matthew
City: Statesboro

Campus Ministry Chaplain – Georgia Southern University

Reverend Solomon Kaanan

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. Mary on the Hill Church
City: Augusta

Reverend Adam Kasela

Pastor
Location: St. Stephen
City: Hinesville

Reverend Michael Kavanaugh

Pastor
Location: St. Peter the Apostle
City: Savannah

Director of Ecumenism

Reverend Monsignor John A. Kenneally

Retired
Location: St. William
City: St. Simons Island

College of Consultors

Reverend Donal Keohane

Retired
State: California

Reverend Mike Kerin, GHM

Pastor
Location: Holy Family, St. Luke
City: Blakely, Cuthbert

Reverend David Klecker, O.S.B.

Faculty
Location: Benedictine Priory
City: Savannah

Reverend Vernon Knight

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. Mary on the Hill
City: Augusta

Campus Ministry Chaplain – Augusta State University
Priestly Life Committee

Reverend David Koetter

Pastor
Location: Blessed Sacrament
City: Savannah

Reverend Xavier Kumbalaparampil

Retired
Location: India

Reverend Dawid Kwiatkowski

On Loan
Location: Diocese of Kielce, Poland

Reverend Brian La Burt

Pastor
Location: St. John the Evangelist
City: Valdosta

Reverend Weston Lamb

Retired
City: Springfield

Reverend Peter Lanshima

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. James the Less
City: Savannah

Reverend Andrew Larkin

Parochial Vicar, Tribunal Office, Diocesan Mastor of Ceremonies
Location: Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist and Catholic Pastoral Center
City: Savannah

Reverend William Leahy

Retired
City: Folkston

Reverend Sooho Lee

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. Joseph
City: Augusta

Korean Community

Very Reverend Raymond Levreault, VF

Pastor
Location: St. Teresa
City: Albany

Dean of the Albany Deanery
Associate State Chaplain, Knights of Columbus

Reverend Michael Lubinsky

Retired

Reverend Louis Lussier, O.S. Cam.

Pastor
Location: Our Lady of the Assumption
City: Sylvania

Reverend John Lyons

Pastor
Location: Sacred Heart
City: Savannah

Clergy Welfare

Reverend John R. Madden

Pastor
Location: Christ the King
City: Pine Mountain

Reverend Nicholas Mansell

Retired
City: Warner Robins

Reverend John Markham

Retired
City: Augusta

VA Hospital Chaplain

Reverend Patrick May

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. James the Less
City: Savannah

Campus Ministry Chaplain – Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus

Reverend Allan McDonald

Pastor
Location: St. Anne
City: Richmond Hill

College of Consultors

Reverend William J. McIntyre, OFM

Pastor, Parochial Administrator
Location: St. Peter Claver and Holy Spirit, Macon (Parochial Administrator)
City: Macon

Very Reverend Timothy McKeown, VF

Pastor
Location: St. Francis Xavier
City: Brunswick

Dean of Valdosta/ Brunswick Deanery
College of Consultors

Reverend Daniel Melaba

Parochial Administrator
Location: St. Joseph
City: Waycross

Reverend Gonzalo E. Meza

Chaplain
Location: Carmelite Monastery and Memorial Health University Medical Center
City: In Residence at Blessed Sacrament, Savannah

Reverend Pablo Migone

Chancellor, Vocations Director
Location: Pastoral Center
City: Savannah

Campus Ministry Chaplain – Savannah College of Art and Design
College of Consultors

Reverend Richard Minch

Retired
City: Rincon

Retired Army Chaplain

Reverend Thomas Murphy

Pastor
Location: Our Lady of Lourdes
City: Port Wentworth

Corpus Christi - Pooler

Reverend Tom Nellis

Retired
City: Statesboro

Reverend Kim Son Nguyen

Pastor
Location: Sts. Peter and Paul
City: Savannah

Reverend Martino Nguyen

Pastor
Location: St. Boniface
City: Springfield

Reverend Peter Hung Nguyen

Parochial Administrator
Location: St. Michael 
City: Montezuma

Reverend Monsignor Fred Nijem

Retired

Reverend Patrick O'Brien

Retired
City: Savannah

Reverend Daniel O'Connell

Pastor
Location: Holy Family
City: Columbus

Reverend Paul O'Connell

Pastor
Location: St. Paul
City: Douglas

Reverend Kevin O'Keefe

Pastor, Associate Vocation Director
Location: St. Anthony of Padua
City: Ray City

College of Consultors

Reverend Paulinus Chikelue Okpala

Parochial Administrator
Location: St. Theresa
City: Cordele

Reverend Keith O'Neill, OFM Conv.

Parochial Administrator
Location: St. Joseph
City: Jesup

Prison Ministry

Reverend Monsignor William Oliver O'Neill

Retired Rector
Location: Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist
City: Savannah

In Residence

Reverend Christopher Ortega

Parochial Administrator
Location: Holy Trinity, Swainsboro, and Holy Family, Metter
City: Swainsboro

Chaplain – Youth, Young Adult and Campus Ministry

Reverend Thomas Brian O'Shaughnessy

Faculty
Location: Aquinas High School
In-Residence: Most Holy Trinity, Augusta

Reverend Patrick Otor, MSP

Parochial Administrator
Location: Sacred Heart
City: Waynesboro

College of Consultors

Reverend Peter Oyenugba, MSP

Pastor
Location: Our Divine Saviour
City: Tifton
 

Reverend Ronald Pachence

Professor
Location: University of San Diego
City: San Diego, CA

Reverend Paul Pantiru, OFM Conv.

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. Anne
City: Columbus

Reverend Frank Patterson

Retired
City: Columbus

Reverend Francois Pellissier, GHM

Prison Ministry
City: Fitzgerald

Reverend Thomas Peyton

Retired
Location: Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist
City: Savannah

In Residence

Reverend Carlos Eduardo Pinzon

Pastor
Location: St. Juliana
City: Fort Valley

Reverend Robert Phillips

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. Anne
City: Richmond Hill

Reverend Stephen Pontzer

Pastor
Location: Sacred Heart
City: Warner Robins

Clergy Welfare

Reverend John Quang

Retired
City: Ann Arbor, MI

Retired Navy Chaplain

Reverend Gerald Ragan

Pastor
Location: St. Michael
City: Tybee Island

Reverend Carlos Rivero

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. Teresa of Avila
City: Grovetown

Very Reverend Mark Ross, VF

Pastor
Location: St. Mary on the Hill
City: Augusta

Dean of the Augusta Deanery

Reverend Michael Roverse

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. Teresa of Avila
City: Grovetown

Reverend Rodolfo Roxas

Hospital Chaplain
Location: St. Joseph Hospital
City: Savannah

Reverend Robert Schlageter, OFM Conv.

Guardian, Pastor
Location: Franciscan Martyrs Friary, St. Anne
City: Columbus

Reverend Monsignor Christopher Schreck, SSL, STD, PhD

Pastor
Location: St. William 
City: St. Simons Island, GA

Very Reverend J. Gerard Schreck, JCD, JV, VF

Rector
Location: Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist
City: Savannah

Judicial Vicar
Diocesan Judge
Dean of the Savannah Deanery
College of Consultors

Reverend Jude Shayo, AJ

Parochial Administrator
Location: Immaculate Conception, St. Mark, Holy Redeemer, St. William
City: Dublin, Eastman, McRae, Sandersville

Reverend Joseph Smith

Hospital Chaplain
Location: St.Joseph/Candler
City: Savannah

Reverend Finbarr Stanton

Retired
Location: Holy Family
City: Columbus

In Residence

Reverend Vicente Terrazas

Administrator
Location: St. Christopher, Holy Cross, Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Jude
City: Claxton. Pembroke, Sandhill, Glennvillle

In Residence at St. Jude, Glennville

Reverend John Reynolds Ha Tran

Chaplain
Location: Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base
City: St Marys

Reverend Mark Van Alstine

Pastor
Location: St. Joseph
City: Augusta

Reverend Emanuel Vasconcelos, OFM Conv.

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. Anne
City: Columbus

Campus Ministry Chaplain – Columbus State University

Very Reverend Scott Winchel, VF

Pastor
Location: St. Joseph
City: Macon

Dean of the Macon Deanery

Reverend John Wright

Parochial Vicar
Location: St. Joseph
City: Macon

Campus Ministry Chaplain – Mercer University

Reverend Richard Young

Retired
City: Savannah

Reverend Jean-Luc Zadroga, O.S.B.

Prior, Faculty
Location: Benedictine Priory
City: Savannah

Reverend Frank Ziemkiewicz, O.S.B.

Headmaster
Location: Benedictine Priory
City: Savannah