ST. JOSEPH PARISH

ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

Tel: (519) 745-9302 FAX: (519) 741-9944


E-Mail: office@stjosephkitchener.org


History of Priests

Year Pastors Associates
1930 to 1933 Father Reuben Haller
  • Founding Pastor
  • Pastor for 38 years
  • Pastor emeritus for 22 years
1934 to 1935 Father Reuben Haller Father J.J. Sullivan
1936 Father Reuben Haller Father J.J. Sullivan
Father H.B. Smith
1937 to 1942 Father Reuben Haller Father H.B. Smith
1943 Father Reuben Haller Father H.B. Smith
Father T.G Hill
1944 Father Reuben Haller Father T.G Hill
1945 Father Reuben Haller Father T.G Hill
Father C.P. LoBello
1946 to 1947 Father Reuben Haller Father C.P. LoBello
1948 Father Reuben Haller Father C.P. LoBello
Father J.P. Meyer
1949 Father Reuben Haller Father J.P Meyer
Father F.J. Morgan
1950 to 1954 Father Reuben Haller Father F.J. Morgan
1955 Father Reuben Haller Father F.J. Morgan
Father R.J. King
1956 Father Reuben Haller Father R.J. King
1957 Father Reuben Haller Father R.J. King
Father A.J. Olinsky
1958 Father Reuben Haller Father A.J. Olinsky
1959 Father Reuben Haller Father A.J. Olinsky
Father Vincent A. Paulter
1960 Father Reuben Haller Father Vincent A. Paulter
1961 to 1962 Father Reuben Haller Father Vincent A. Paulter
Father Paul J. Driscoll
1963 Father Reuben Haller Father Vincent A. Paulter
Father Paul J. Driscoll
Father H.T. Englert
1964 Father Reuben Haller Father Vincent A. Paulter
Father H.T. Englert
1965 Father Reuben Haller Father H.T. Englert
Father L.P. Cullaton
1966 to 1967 Father Reuben Haller Father L.P. Cullaton
1968 to 1969 Father Len P. Cullaton Msgr. Reuben Haller
1970 Father Len P. Cullaton Msgr. Reuben Haller
Father D.R. Hinsperger
(in residence - pastor of St. Mark's)
Father L.J. Halk
1971 to 1973 Father Len P. Cullaton Msgr. Reuben Haller
Father L.J. Halk
1974 Father Len P. Cullaton Msgr. Reuben Haller
Father L.J. Halk
Father J.A. Curtin
1975 to 1977 Rev. Harold Smith Msgr. Reuben Haller
Father J.A. Curtin
1978 Rev. Charles Schefter Msgr. Reuben Haller
Father J.A. Curtin
Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Mission
Rev. Manuel Lourenco O.H.
1979 Rev. Charles Schefter Msgr. Reuben Haller
Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Mission
Rev. Manuel Lourenco O.H.
1979 Very Rev. Monsignor Reuben M. Haller first Pastor of St. Joseph's passed away on Nov. 11, 1979 He is buried in the Priests Plot in Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener (on your left at the main entrance) Inscribed on his plaque:

Very Rev. Monsignor Reuben M. Haller
Ordained 1912
1889 - 1979
O God I Love You
1980 to 1981 Rev. Charles Schefter Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Mission
Rev. Manuel Lourenco O.H.
1982 to 1983 Rev. Leo Speagle Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Mission
Rev. Manuel Lourenco O.H.
1984 to 1985 Rev. Leo Speagle ?
1986 Rev. Leo Speagle Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Mission
Rev. G. Catarino
1987 to 1988 Rev. Don Sanvido Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Mission
Rev. G. Catarino
1989 Rev. Don Sanvido ?
1990 to 1994 Rev. Don Sanvido Our Lady of Guadalupe Hispanic Mission
Rev. Jose Huja
1995 to 1996 Father Ken Miskiewicz Our Lady of Guadalupe Hispanic Mission
Rev. Jose Huja
1997 Father Ken Miskiewicz Our Lady of Guadalupe Hispanic Mission
Father Paul Voisin CR
1998 to 2000 Father Terence Sehl Our Lady of Guadalupe Hispanic Mission
Father Paul Voisin CR
2001 to 2004 Father Terence Sehl Our Lady of Guadalupe Hispanic Mission
Father Nelson Carvajal CR
2005 Father Brian Quigley mccj Fr. Chris Besigye, mccj
2006 Father Brian Quigley mccj Fr. Tom Vermiglio, mccj
2007 to 2011 Father Brian Quigley mccj Father Tom Vermiglio, mccj
Father Denis Wilkinson, mccj
January 2011 to August 2011 Father Tom Vermiglio, mccj Father Dennis Wilkinson, mccj
August 2011 to July 2014 Father Tom Vermiglio, mccj Father Denis Wilkinson, mccj
Father Dennis Conway, mccj
July 2014 to September 2014 Father Tom Vermiglio, mccj Father Denis Wilkinson, mccj
September 2014 to April 2015 Father Tom Vermiglio, mccj Father Ruffino Ezama, mccj
April 2015 to July, 2016 Father Tom Vermiglio, mccj Father Shane Degblor, mccj
July, 2016 to present Father Brian Quigley, mccj Father Tom Vermiglio, mccj
Father Shane Degblor, mccj