P.O. Box 1248
St. Cloud, MN 56302-1248
Phone: (320) 251-2340 Fax: (320) 251-0470

Most Rev. Patrick M. Neary, C.S.C., Bishop
Colleen Haider, Executive Administrative Assistant to Bishop Neary
Rev. Scott Pogatchnik, Vicar General
Rev. Tom Knoblach, Vicar for Clergy and Vicar for Health Care Ethics
Rev. Matthew Crane, Vicar for Canonical Affairs
Rev. Ralph Zimmerman, Vicar for Retired Priest and Vicar for Permanent Deacons
Joe Towalski, Chancellor
, Vice Chancellor
Maria Heymans-Becker, Administrative Assistant
Steinbach, Receptionist/Secretary

Finance Office

Joseph Spaniol, Finance Officer
Brittany Prigge, Accountant
Amanda Thelen, Accounts Payable

Planning Office

Brenda Kresky, Director
Maria Koopmeiners, Assistant

Safe Environment

Linda Kaiser, Director

Maintenance, Dietary and Grounds

Manuel Pinto-Rivero, Maintenance Supervisor
Eric Gohmann, Custodian and Groundskeeper
Michelle Laudenbach, Dietary Cook/Housekeeper
Carrie Ellis, Dietary Cook


Pastoral Center

305 7th Avenue North

St. Cloud, MN 56303

CEM Office (Catholic Education Ministries)
Phone: (320) 251-0111 Fax: (320) 251-0259

David Fremo, Director
Kristi Bivens, Associate Director for Lay Leadership Formation
Laura Gorder, Administrative Assistant
Christine Pinto, Associate Director for Faith Formation
Kent Schmitz, Associate Director for Youth Ministry/Adolescent Catechesis

Phone: (320) 251-3022

Joe Towalski, Director
Barbara Simon-Johnson, Marketing Manager
David Mohs, IT Coordinator

The Central Minnesota Catholic Magazine
Phone: (320) 251-3022
Kristi Anderson, Editor
Carol Jessen-Klixbull, Copy Editor
Nikki Rajala
, Copy Editor
Anne Schluender, Circulation/Database Assistant
Dianne Towalski, Social Media Manager

Health Care Ministry
Phone: (320) 251-2700 Ext. 54621

Bethany Tollefson, Coordinator for Parish Health Ministries Program

Human Resources
Phone: (320) 258-7655 Fax: (320) 258-7652

Bailey Ziegler, Director

Marriage and Family
Phone: (320) 252-4721 Fax: (320) 258-7658

Patrick Flynn, Director
Janet Dusek, Associate Director for Respect Life
Wendy Gessell, Natural Family Planning Clerical Support
Sheila Reineke, Associate Director for Natural Family Planning
Jan Zylla, Clerical Support

Fully Engaged, LLC
Phone: (320) 258-7611
Dawn Gohmann, Clerical Support
Jill Svihel, Associate Director for Fully Engaged

Multicultural Ministries
Phone: (320) 529-4614

Mayuli Bales, Director
Laurie Robles Ramirez, Latino Ministry Associate

Permanent Diaconate Office
Phone: (320) 203-0554 Fax: (320) 258-0392

Deacon Richard Scheierl, Director
Deacon Lucio David Hernandez, Associate Director
Julie Jacobs, Administrative Assistant

Social Concerns (Catholic Charities)
Phone: (320) 229-6020

Kateri Mancini, Director

Stewardship and Development
Phone: (320) 258-7654

Anna Kampa, Interim Director
Anne Schluender, Database Assistant

Phone: (320) 251-6557 Fax: (320) 202-9224

Rev. Virgil Helmin, J.C.L., Judicial Vicar
Rev. Matthew Crane, J.C.L., Adjutant Judicial Vicar
Rev. Tom Olson, Defender of the Bond
Theresa Wyburn, Defender of the Bond
Karrie Mollner, Administrative Assistant

Phone: (320) 251-5001

Rev. Doug Liebsch, Director
Julie Jacobs, Administrative Assistant

Phone: (320) 255-9068 Fax: (320) 251-0259

Sr. Jeanne Wiest, O.P., Director
Gorder, Administrative Assistant


Affiliate Organizations

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Saint Cloud
Phone: (320) 650-1550

Dcn. Steve Pareja, Executive Director

Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Saint Cloud
Phone: (320) 258-7653

David Eickhoff, Executive Director

Mission Office for the Diocese of Saint Cloud
Phone: (320) 251-1100 Fax: (320) 251-2061

Elizabeth Neville Brown, Director
Teresa Trout, Coordinator of Misson Education
Carolina Walz, Office Manager
Rev. Bill Vos, CRS Diocesan Director