The Most Reverend R. Walker Nickless, Bishop of Sioux City, hereby announces the following appointments and retirement:
Very Reverend Bradley C. Pelzel, V.G., while remaining Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia for the Diocese of Sioux City, is assigned as priest in residence at the Cathedral of the Epiphany, effective July 10, 2018.
Very Reverend Douglas M. Klein, V.F., while remaining Pastor of Christ the King Parish, Sioux Center and St. Mary Parish, Rock Valley, is named Dean of the Northwest Deanery, effective immediately.
Reverend Father Daniel C. Guenther, is appointed as Pastor of St. Mary Parish, Humboldt, which includes pastoral care for St. John’s worship site in Gilmore City, and Sacred Heart Parish, Livermore, effective immediately.
Reverend Father Andrew J. Galles, is assigned as Parochial Vicar of Mater Dei Parish in Sioux City, effective July 10, 2018.
Reverend Father Jeremy J. Wind, is assigned as Parochial Vicar of Cathedral of the Epiphany Parish in Sioux City, effective July 10, 2018.
Reverend Father Edward M. Girres, while remaining Pastor of St. Cecelia Parish, Algona, St. Michael Parish, Whittemore, and St. Joseph Parish Bode, is assigned as Pastor of Ss. Peter and Paul Parish, West Bend, effective July 10, 2018.
Reverend Father Brian J. Danner, granted a leave of absence effective Dec. 1, 2017.
Deacon Gary Schon, from Parochial Deacon at St. Elizabeth Seton, Glidden; St. Joseph, Dedham; and Annunciation, Coon Rapids, to retired, for reasons of health, effective April 13, 2018.
Most Rev. R. Walker Nickless, Bishop of Sioux City
Deacon David A. Lopez, Ph.D., Chancellor