Priests of St Joseph Parish

Priests came from area churches to have mass as often as possible, usually a couple of times a year, until 1913 when Fr. Nicholas came monthly. Had mass weekly after the Franciscans came.

1859

Fr. Louis Gergaud

   
 

Fr. Martin

   
 

Fr. Quelard

   
 

Fr. Menard

   
 

Fr. Cooney

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Fr. Rechitan

   
 

Fr. Lemoyne

   
 

Fr. Westpin

   
 

Fr. C. Ludovic Enaut

   
 

Fr. C. Mahe

Purchased the Cemetary

 

1906-1907

Fr. Ludovic Enaut

came back

 

1913

Fr. Nicholas VanDegear

Came monthly

 

1924-1931

Fr. John Marsh

   

1931-1934

Fr. Ed

   
 

Fr. Ba. Scallan

   
 

Fr. John J. Degaer

   
 

Fr. Martin Walsh

   

1936-1939

Fr. La M.R. Gremillion

He came from Rayville

 

1939-1941

Fr. Jasper Mauss

Came from Monroe

 
 

Fr. Walfrid Boesche

O.F.M

 

1941-1943

Fr. Walfrid Boesche

O.F.M

 
 

Fr. Ulric Landolt

   

1943-1951

Fr. Ulric Landolt

First Pastor that lived in Bastrop

St. Joseph Parish Priest

 

Fr. Medard Buvala

   
 

Fr. Werner Holzer

   
 

Fr. Normand Bielicke

   
 

Fr. Raymond Micek

   

1951-1957

Fr. Thomas Cassman

O.F.M

St. Joseph Parish Priest

 

Fr. Patrick O’Brien

   
 

Fr. Raymond Micek

   
 

Fr. Laurus Rhode

   

1957-1963

Fr. Erwin Huntscha

O.F.M

St. Joseph Parish Priest

1963-1966

Fr. Rem Stiglitz

O.F.M

St. Joseph Parish Priest

1966-1971

Fr. Thomas Cassman

O.F.M

St. Joseph Parish Priest

 

Fr. Patrick O’Brien

   
 

Fr. Method Wilson

   
 

Fr. Floribert Veverka

   

1971-1973

Fr. Floribert Veverka

O.F.M

St. Joseph Parish Priest

 

Fr. Bruce Orey

   

1973-1975

Fr. Patrick O’Brien

 

St. Joseph Parish Priest

 

Fr. Elstan Coghill

   
 

Fr. Michael Lemier

   
 

Fr. Bernardine Hahn

   

19375-1980

Fr. Elstan Coghill

O.F.M

St. Joseph Parish Priest

 

Fr. Bernardine Hahn

   

1980-1982

Fr. Guy Henry

 

St. Joseph Parish Priest

1982-1983

Fr. Silvin Watterkotte

 

St. Joseph Parish Priest

1983-1990

Fr. Vincent Elsen

 

St. Joseph Parish Priest

 

Fr. Michael Lemier

   
 

Fr. Paul Francis Roberts

   
 

Fr. Antonine Tibesar

   
 

Fr. John Eaton

   
 

Fr. James Walton

   

1990-1992

Fr. Govie Moraus

 

St. Joseph Parish Priest

1992-1997

Fr. Joe Martina

 

St. Joseph Parish Priest

1997-2004

Fr. Bob Inzina

 

St. Joseph Parish Priest

2004-2006

Fr. John Kennedy

 

St. Joseph Parish Priest

2006-2009

Fr. Dariusz Pawlowski

 

St. Joseph Parish Priest

2009-2013

Fr. Richard Norsworthy

 

St. Joseph Parish Priest

2013-present

Fr. Lijo Thomas Ed.D.

Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (C.M.I)

St. Joseph Parish Priest

2014-present

Deacon Marc Vereen

   

 

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