Priest Directory

The following list includes Diocesan and Religious priests in the Diocese of Savannah.

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Name Assignment Location City Additional Appointments and Notes
Reverend Jason Adams Parochial Vicar St. James the Less Savannah Diocesan Scout Chaplain
Priestly Life Comm.
Reverend Jacob Almeter Parochial Vicar Immaculate Conception Dublin Priestly Life Comm.
Reverend Fredy Angel Pastor St. Anthony of Padua Ray City  
Reverend Stephen Angell       Personal Leave
Reverend Samuel Aniekwe Parochial Administrator St. Mary Americus  
Reverend David Arnoldt Retired   Evans Retired Army Chaplain
Reverend Isidore Nguyen Baky Retired St. Boniface Springfield In Residence
Reverend Bob Benko, OFM Conv. Pastor Our Lady of Lourdes Columbus In Residence at St. Anne
Reverend Godfred Boachie-Yiadom Parochial Administrator St. Augustine Thomasville  
Most Reverend J. Kevin Boland Bishop Emeritus   Savannah  
Reverend Brett Brannen Pastor Blessed Sacrament Savannah Council of Priests 
Reverend Joey Buencamino Special Assignment   Columbus  
Reverend Victor Canela, ST Pastor St. Joseph the Worker Bainbridge  
Reverend Juan Carlos Castillo Parochial Vicar St. Joseph Augusta  
Reverend Michael Cerrone Retired   Texas Retired Army Chaplain
Reverend Robert Chaney Pastor Resurrection of Our Lord Savannah Director, Black Catholic Ministry  
Very Reverend Douglas Clark, STL, VF Pastor St. Matthew Statesboro Dean of Statesboro Deanery, 
State Chaplain - Knights of Columbus
Reverend Monsignor P. James Costigan Retired St. Peter the Apostle Savannah In residence
Reverend John C. Coughlin, OFM Parochial Vicar St. Peter Claver Macon Ministry at Mount de Sales Academy
Reverend Gabriel Cummings Pastor St. Frances Cabrini Savannah  
Reverend Robert Cushing Pastor St. Joseph  Waycross  
Reverend Benjamin Dallas Pastor Sacred Heart Vidalia Council of Priests
Reverend Noel Danielewicz, OFM Conv. Pastor St. Benedict the Moor Columbus In residence at St. Anne
Reverend Timothy Donahue       Personal Leave
Reverend Henry Drozd Retired    Savannah Retired Army Chaplain
Reverend Matthew Ericksen Hospital Chaplain St. Joseph/Candler Savannah  
Reverend Rafael Estrada  Pastor  Good Shepherd Baxley/Hazlehurst Council of Priests
Reverend Romanus Ezeugwu, MSP Pastor St. Benedict the Moor Savannah  
Reverend Justin Ferguson       Leave of Absence
Reverend Eric Filmer Pastor St. Patrick Kathleen Council of Priests 
Clergy Welfare
Very Reverend Daniel F. Firmin, JCL, VG Vicar General
Pastor
Pastoral Center
St. James
Savannah 
Savannah
Diocesan Judge
Reverend Luis Fonseca Parochial Vicar Our Lady of Lourdes Port Wentworth  
Reverend Mariusz Fuks Pastor Our Lady Star of the Sea St. Marys  
Reverend Ronald Gatman, O.S.B. Subprior & Faculty Benedictine Priory Savannah  
Reverend Stephen Gergel Retired    Kingsland  
Reverend George Gonzalez Retired   Columbus  
Reverend Alfonso Gutierrez Pastor Immaculate Conception Moultrie  
Reverend Richard Hart Retired   Augusta  
Most Reverend Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv. Bishop  Pastoral Center  Savannah  
Reverend Christopher Hassel Parochial Vicar St. Francis Xavier Brunswick  
Reverend Thomas Healy Retired   Augusta Promoter of Justice
Reverend John Paul Heiser, O.S.B. Faculty
Parochial Vicar
Benedictine Priory
St. James the Less
Savannah  
Reverend Francis Higgins Retired   Savannah  
Reverend James Holloway Retired   St. Simons Island  
Reverend Michael Hull Pastor St. Ignatios of Antioch Augusta Melkite Eparchy Rite Church of Newton, MA
Reverend Walter Ingram Pastor St. Teresa of Avila Grovetown Council of Priests
Reverend Gordian Iwuji, MSP Pastor Holy Trinity Swainsboro  
Reverend John Johnson Pastor St. Christopher Claxton  
Reverend Adam Kasela Pastor St. Stephen Hinesville  
Reverend Michael Kavanaugh Pastor St. Peter the Apostle Savannah Director of Ecumenism
Reverend Monsignor John A. Kenneally Pastor St. William St. Simons Island  
Reverend Donal Keohane Retired   California  
Reverend Mike Kerin, GHM Pastor Holy Family
St. Luke
Blakely
Cuthbert
 
Reverend Aaron Killips       Personal Leave
Reverend David Klecker, O.S.B. Faculty Benedictine Priory Savannah  
Reverend Vernon Knight Parochial Vicar St. Mary on the Hill Augusta Priestly Life Committee
Reverend David Koetter Pastor Holy Spirit Macon  
Reverend Xavier Kumbalaparampil Retired   India  
Reverend Dawid Kwiatkowski Parochial Vicar St. John the Evangelist Valdosta Council of Priests
Reverend Brian LaBurt Pastor St. John the Evangelist Valdosta  
Reverend Weston Lamb Retired   Springfield  
Reverend Andrew Larkin Parochial Vicar St. Anne Richmond Hill Marriage Tribunal
Reverend William Leahy Retired   Folkston  
Reverend Sooho Lee Parochial Vicar St. Joseph Augusta Korean Community
Reverend Monsignor Marvin LeFrois Retired   Valdosta  
Very Reverend Raymond Levreault, VF Pastor St. Teresa Albany Dean of the Albany Deanery
Associate State Chaplain - Knights of Columbus
Reverend  Michael Lubinsky Retired      
Reverend Louis Lussier, O.S. Cam. Pastor Our Lady of the Assumption Sylvania  
Reverend John Lyons Pastor Sacred Heart Savannah Clergy Welfare
Very Reverend John R. Madden, VF Pastor Christ the King Pine Mountain Deacon of the Columbus Deanery
Reverend Nicholas Mansell     Columbus Medical Leave
Reverend John Markham Retired   Augusta VA Hospital Chaplain
Reverend Jeremiah McCarthy, JCL Retired   Columbus Defender of the Bond
Chair Clergy Welfare
Reverend Allan McDonald Pastor St. Anne Richmond Hill  
Reverend William J. McIntyre, OFM Pastor St. Peter Claver Macon Council of Priests
Very Reverend Timothy McKeown, VF Pastor St. Francis Xavier Brunswick Dean of Valdosta/ Brunswick Deanery
Reverend Gonzalo E. Meza Parochial Vicar St. Teresa of Avila Grovetown  
Reverend Pablo Migone Chancellor
Vocations Director
Pastoral Center Savannah Assistant to the Bishop
 
Reverend Richard Minch Retired   Rincon Retired Army Chaplain
Reverend Thomas Murphy Pastor Our Lady of Lourdes Port Wentworth Corpus Christi - Pooler
Reverend Tom Nellis Retired   Statesboro  
Reverend Kim Son Nguyen Pastor Sts. Peter and Paul Savannah  
Reverend Martino Nguyen Pastor St. Boniface Springfield  
Reverend Peter Hung Nguyen Parochial Vicar St. Teresa of Avila Grovetown  
Reverend Monsignor Fred Nijem Pastor Sacred Heart Warner Robins  
Reverend Patrick O'Brien Retired   Savannah  
Reverend Daniel O'Connell Pastor  Holy Family  Columbus  
Reverend Paul O'Connell Pastor St. Paul Douglas  
Reverend Kevin O'Keefe Parochial Vicar Sacred Heart Warner Robins Council of Priests,
Chair, Priestly Life Committee
Reverend Michael O'Keeffe Retired Blessed Trinity Ocala, FL  
Reverend Paulinus Chikelue Okpala Parochial Administrator St. Theresa Cordele  
Reverend Keith O'Neill, OFM Conv.  Parochial Administrator St. Joseph Jesup Prison Ministry 
Reverend Monsignor William Oliver O'Neill Retired Rector Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Savannah In residence,
Council of Priests 
Reverend Christopher Ortega Parochial Vicar St. Teresa Albany  
Reverend Thomas Brian O'Shaughnessy Administrator
Faculty
Most Holy Trinity
Aquinas High School
Augusta  
Reverend Patrick Otor, MSP Parochial Administrator Sacred Heart Waynesboro  
Reverend Peter Oyenugba, MSP Pastor Our Divine Saviour Tifton Council of Priests 
Reverend Ronald Pachence Professor University of San Diego San Diego, CA  
Reverend Frank Patterson Retired   Columbus  
Reverend Francois Pellissier, GHM Prison Ministry   Fitzgerald  
Reverend Thomas Peyton Retired Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Savannah In residence
Reverend Carlos Eduardo Pinzon Parochial Administrator St. Michael
St. Juliana
Montezuma
Fort Valley
 
Reverend Stephen Pontzer Pastor Immaculate Conception Dublin Clergy Welfare
Reverend John Quang Retired   Ann Arbor, MI Retired Navy Chaplain
Reverend Gerald Ragan Pastor St. Michael Tybee Island  
Very Reverend Mark Ross, VF Pastor St. Mary on the Hill Augusta Dean of the Augusta Deanery
Reverend Michael Roverse Parochial Vicar St. Teresa of Avila Grovetown  
Reverend Rodolfo Roxas Hospital Chaplain  St. Joseph Hospital Savannah  
Reverend Timothy Ryan Retired   Roswell Retired Air Force Chaplain
Reverend Robert Schlageter, OFM Conv. Guardian
Pastor
Franciscan Martyrs Friary
St. Anne
Columbus  
Reverend Steven Schraufnagel       Personal Leave
Reverend Monsignor Christopher Schreck, SSL, STD, PhD. Rector Pontifical College Josephinum Columbus, Ohio  
Very Reverend J. Gerard Schreck, JCD, JV, VF Rector Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Savannah Judicial Vicar
Diocesan Judge
Dean of the Savannah Deanery
Reverend Mark David Skura, OFM Conv. Parochial Vicar St. Anne Columbus  
Reverend Joseph Smith Hospital Chaplain St.Joseph/Candler Savannah  
Reverend Finbarr Stanton Retired Holy Family Columbus In residence
Reverend Vicente Terrazas Parochial Vicar St. Christopher Claxton In Residence at St. Jude - Glennville
Reverend John Reynolds Ha Tran Parochial Vicar Blessed Sacrament Savannah  
Reverend Mark Van Alstine Pastor St. Joseph Augusta  
Reverend Emanuel Vasconcelos, OFM Conv. Parochial Vicar St. Anne Columbus  
Reverend Raul Vasquez, ST Parochial Vicar St. Joseph the Worker Bainbridge  
Very Reverend Scott Winchel, VF Pastor St. Joseph Macon Dean of the Macon Deanery
Reverend John Wright Parochial Vicar St. Joseph Augusta  
Reverend Richard Young Retired   Savannah  
Reverend Jean-Luc Zadroga, O.S.B. Prior & Faculty Benedictine Priory Savannah  
Reverend Frank Ziemkiewicz, O.S.B. Headmaster Benedictine Priory Savannah  
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