Restructuring of the Office of Vocations

Most Reverend Stephen D. Parkes, Bishop of the Diocese of Savannah, has announced that the Office of Vocations will be restructured by region beginning in 2023. The following priests have been appointed as Vocations Promoter within their respective deaneries:
  • Albany:
    Fr. Peter Oyenugba, M.S.P.
  • Augusta:
    Fr. Chris Hassel
  • Columbus:
    Fr. Brian O’Shaughnessy
  • Macon:
    Fr. John Johnson
  • Savannah:
    Fr. Drew Larkin (also Coordinator of Deanery Vocations Promoters)
  • Statesboro:
    Fr. Fredy Angel
  • Valdosta/Brunswick:
    Fr. Robert Phillips

Fr. Drew Larkin will serve as the Coordinator of Deanery Vocations Promoters.

Vocations Promoters will work closely with the Coordinator of Vocations Promoters to encourage prayer among the faithful for the increase of vocations to the Priesthood and Consecrated Life. They will also be a point of contact with men who express interest in the Priesthood and will assist in the initial screening and discernment with these men.

Director of Communications

Jillison Parks
912-484-4042 (cell)


Communications Specialist

Katharine R. Rose

Creative Content Producer

Madeline Walz


Creative Content Producer

Ashley Reyes


Administrative Coordinator

Justin Motes. Ph.L.


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