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Offices and Agencies

Name Position Phone
Beth Buller Administrative Assistant, Office of Child and Youth Protection 337-439-7400, Ext. 307
Bishop Harold Perry Building Chancery Annex 337-439-7400
Bonnie S. Landry, J.C.L. Director of the Tribunal / Judge 337-439-7400
Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana Sr. Mary Vianney Walsh, RSM 337-439-7436
Chancery of the Diocese of Lake Charles 337-439-7400
Deacon Edward Lavine Cultural Diversity 337-439-7436
Deacon Erroll DeVille Director, Diocesan Ecumenical Affairs 337-439-7400
Deacon George Carr Advocate, Tribunal 337-439-7400
Deacon George Stearns Chancellor 337-439-7400
Deacon George Stearns Archives, Diocesan 337-439-7400
Deacon George Stearns Chairman of Diocesan Building Commission 337-439-7400
Deacon George Stearns Office of the Chancellor 337-439-7400
Deacon Glenn Viau Pastoral Associate, Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church 337-477-1234
Deacon Glenn Viau Assistant to Vicar for Clergy 337-477-1434
Deacon Josue Canelo Director, Office of Hispanic Ministries 337-436-7223
Deacon Patrick LaPoint, Sr. Director of Apostleship of the Sea 337-436-1315
Debbie Wadsack Secretary, Catholic Charismatic Renewal Center 337-439-1898
Jessica Watson Assistant, Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana 337-439-7436
Kirby Raymond Production, Catholic Television Programming 337-439-7426
Laura Prejean Administrative Assistant, Adult Education 337-439-7400, Ext. 308
Michelle Monceaux Assistant Director, Saint Charles Center 337-855-1232
Mrs. Caroline Matt Administrative Assistant, Office of Family Life 337-439-7426
Mrs. Caroline Matt Administrative Assistant, Office Youth and Young Adult Ministry 337-439-7400
Mrs. Debbie Foreman Office Manager/Notary, Diocesan Tribunal 337-439-7400
Mrs. Milissa Thibodeaux Director of Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry 337-439-7426
Ms. Patricia Myers Director of Fiscal Affairs 337-439-7400
Ms. Susan Borgman Administrative Assistant, Office of Religious Education 337-439-7400
Ms. Susie Miller Receptionist 337-439-7400
Office of Hispanic Ministry Reverend D.B. Thompson, Co-Chaplain 337-527-5261
Office of Liturgy Director, Rev. Ruben Buller 337-477-1236
Office of the Bishop Bishop of Lake Charles 337-439-7400
Rachel Robinson Administrative Assistant, Saint Charles Center 337-855-1232
Rachel's Vineyard Site Leader, Marjorie Long 337-439-7400, Ext. 317
Reverend Albert W. Borel, J.C.L. Adjutant Judicial Vicar, Tribunal 337-439-7400
Reverend Jeffrey Starkovich Chaplain, St. Louis Catholic High School 337-436-7223
Reverend John Payne, JCL Judge, Diocesan Tribunal 337-439-7400
Reverend Monsignor Daniel A. Torres, V.G. Chairman, Diocesan Boundaries Commission 337-439-7400
Reverend Monsignor Harry D. Greig Defender of the Bond, Tribunal 337-439-7400
Reverend Monsignor Jace F. Eskind, J.C.L. Judge, Diocesan Tribunal 337-439-7400
Reverend Monsignor Vincent A. Sedita Judge, Tribunal 337-439-7400
Reverend Nathan Long Vocation Recruiter 337-477-1434
Reverend Nathan Long Director, Continuing Education 337-477-1434
Reverend Roland Vaughn Diocesan Penitentiary 337-756-2529
Reverend Rommel Tolentino Chaplain, Apostleship of the Sea, Seafarers' Center 337-436-1315
Reverend Rommel Tolentino Chaplain for the Extraordinary Form of the Mass 337-436-7251
Reverend Susil Fernando Vocation Recuiter 337-824-1164
Reverend Whitney Miller, Ph.D., L.P.C. Director, Diocesan Counseling Services 337-855-1232
Reverend Whitney Miller, Ph.D., LPC Director, Saint Charles Center 337-855-1232
Rickard Newman Director, Office of Child and Youth Protection 337-439-7400
Sr. Mary Elisha Glady, RSM Director, Office of Rellgious Education 337-439-7400
Sr. Mary Vianney Walsh, RSM., L.C.S.W. Director, Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana 337-439-7436
Stella Maris Seafarers Center at the Port of Lake Charles Deacon Patrick LaPoint, Director 337-436-1315
Stephanie Rodrigue Director, Office of Development 337-439-7400, Ext. 217
Stewardship and Development, Office of Stephanie Rodrigue, Director 337-439-7400, Ext. 217
The Gabriel Project Site Leader, Majorie Long 337-439-7400, Ext. 317
The Most Reverend Glen John Provost, D.D. Bishop 337-439-7400
Tribunal Diocesan Tribunal of First Instance 337-439-7400
Very Reverend Aubrey V. Guilbeau, V.E. Secretary, Secretariat for the Ministry of Clergy and Religious 337-855-6662
Very Reverend Aubrey V. Guilbeau, V.E. Director, Deaf Apostolate 337-855-6662 (Voice Only)
Very Reverend Aubrey V.Guilbeau, V.E. Vicar for Clergy 337-855-6662
Very Reverend Ruben Buller Master of Ceremonies to Bishop Provost 337-439-7400
Vicar for Clergy, Office of Vicar, Very Reverend Aubrey Guilbeau, V.F. 337-625-3364
Beth Buller Administrative Assistant 337-439-7400, Ext. 307
Beth Buller Administrative Assistant 337-439-7400, Ext. 307
Reverend Paul Jussen, M.S. Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church 337-527-5261
Morris LeBleu Director 337-439-7400, Ext. 304

Administration

Name Position Phone
Central Deanery Dean, Very Reverend Marcus Johnson, V.F. 337-436-8093
Deacon George Stearns, Chancellor and Archivist Chancellor and Archivist 337-439-7400
Reverend Edward Richard, M.S. Dean, West Deanery 337-527-5261
Reverend Jeffrey Starkovich Diocesan Spokesperson 337-477-1236
Reverend Monsignor Daniel A. Torres, V.G. Vicar General 337-439-7400
Rickard Newman Secretary for the Ministry of Chrstian Formation 337-439-7400
South Deanery Dean, Very Reverend Anthony Fontenot, V.F. 337-478-0213
Sr. Mary Vianney Walsh, RSM, L.C.S.W. Secretary for the Ministry of Pastoral Services 337-439-7436
Very Reverend Anthony Fontenot, V.F. Dean, South Deanery 337-478-0213
Very Reverend Jacob Scott Conner, V.F. Dean, East Deanery 337-639-4399
Very Reverend Ruben Buller Vice Chancellor 337-439-7400
Very Reverend Ruben Buller Secretary for the Ministry of Administration 337-439-7400
West Deanery Dean, Very Reverend Aubrey Guilbeau, V.F. 337-625-3364
The Most Reverend Glen John Provost, D.D., M.A. Bishop of Lake Charles 337-439-7400

Ministries and Services

Name Position Phone
Blaine & Denise Wyninger Coordinators/Leaders Domestic Church 337-764-1562
Marjorie Long Site Leader, The Gabriel Project 337-439-7400, Ext. 317
Reverend Benignus L. Wego, S.V.D. Chaplain, Lake Charles Memorial Hospital 494-3288
Saint Charles Center 337-855-1232

Diocesan Priests

Name Position Phone
Reverend Monsignor Daniel A. Torres, V.G. Pastor, Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church 337-436-1236
Reverend Alan Trouille Pastor, Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church 337-734-3446
Reverend Albert Wayne Borel, J. C. L. Pastor, St. John Bosco Catholic Church 337-433-2467
Reverend Andrews Kollannoor, M.S. Pastor, Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church 337-527-6722
Reverend Augustine Mulanjanany Retired 318-613-1472
Reverend Babasino Fernandes Pastor, Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Creole 3370-542-4795
Reverend Benignus L. Wego, S.V.D. Chaplain, Lake Charles Memorial Hospital 337-582-3503
Reverend Bino Poovannikunnel, M.S. Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church 337-527-5261
Reverend Brian M. King Director of Spiritual Care Services, Christus St. Patrick Hospital 337-491-7739
Reverend Carlos Garcia Pastor, St. Joseph Catholic Church 337-589-7358
Reverend Charles McMillin Pastor, Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church 337-824-0168
Reverend Clyde Thomas Pastor, St. Eugene Catholic Church, Grand Chenier 337-538-2245
Reverend D. B. Thompson On Leave for Studies
Reverend Don A. Piraro Retired 337-602-4135
Reverend E. Joseph McGrath Retired
Reverend Edward Brunnert, M.S. Pastor, Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church, DeQuincy 337-786-3500
Reverend Edward Richard, M.S. Pastor, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church 337-527-5261
Reverend Fred Russi Retired 337-824-2324
Reverend Gerard C. Smit Retired 302-365-6811
Reverend Gijo G. Ikkaramattom, H.G.N. Pastor, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 337-625-3364
Reverend Henry J. Mancuso, Jr. 337-439-5689
Reverend Jeffrey Starkovich Pastor, St. Henry Catholic Church 337-436-7223
Reverend Jenesh Joseph, HGN Pastor, Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Oakdale 318-335-3780
Reverend Joby Mathew, H.G.N. Parochial Vicar, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church 337-436-8093
Reverend John A. Poerio Retired 337-475-7566
Reverend John Huckaby Pastor, St. Theodore Catholic Church 337-855-6662
Reverend John Payne Pastor, St. John Vianney Catholic Church 337-359-2502
Reverend Jose Vattakunnel, MOC Pastor, St. Paul Catholic Church 337-584-2817
Reverend Jude Brunnert, M.S. Pastor, St. Joseph Catholic Church, DeRidder 337-463-6878
Reverend Lawrence A. Kohler, M.S. In Residence, Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church, Sulphur 337-527-6722
Reverend Luke Krzanowski, M.S. Pastor, St. Theresa of the Child Jesus, Carlyss 337-583-4800
Reverend Marshall E. Boulet Retired 337-485-6674
Reverend Michael J. Barras Chaplain, West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital, Sulphur 337-433-2467
Reverend Monsignor Charles Dubois Retired
Reverend Monsignor Harry D. Greig Retired 337-477-5117
Reverend Monsignor Jace F. Eskind, J.C.L. Pastor, St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church 337-478-3845
Reverend Monsignor James Gaddy Pastor, St. Mary of the Lake 337-598-3101
Reverend Monsignor James M. Gaddy Retired 337-274-0559
Reverend Monsignor Louis Melancon Retired - In Residence, St. Landry Church 337-942-6552
Reverend Monsignor Ronald Groth Retired 337-329-2614
Reverend Monsignor Vincent A. Sedita Retired
Reverend Nathan Long Pastor, Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church & McNeese Student Center 337-477-1434
Reverend Roland Vaughn Retired 337-515-9033
Reverend Rommel Tolentino Pastor, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception 337-436-72512
Reverend Susil Fernando Pastor, Immaculate Concepton Catholic Church, Jennings 337-824-1164
Reverend V. Wayne LeBleu Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Pastor 337-436-8093
Reverend Vijaya Prakash Peddoju, HGN Parochial Vicar, St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church 337-439-4585
Reverend Vincent Vadakkedath Pastor, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Welsh 337-734-3673
Reverend Whitney G. Harris Working outside the Diocese
Reverend Whitney Miller, Ph.D., L.P.C. Director, Saint Charles Center 337-855-1232
Reverend William M. Miller Pastor, St. Lawrence, Raymond 337-584-2700
The Most Reverend Glen John Provost, D.D.,M.A. Bishop of Lake Charles 337-439-7400
Very Reverend Anthony Fontenot, V.F. Pastor, Christ the King Catholic Church, Lake Charles 337-478-0213
Very Reverend Aubrey V. Guilbeau, V.E. Pastor, St. Theodore Catholic Church 337-855-6662
Very Reverend Jacob Scott Conner, V.F. Pastor, St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church 337-639-4399
Very Reverend Marcus Johnson, V.F. Pastor, St. Margaret of ScotlandCatholic Church 337-439-4585
Very Reverend Ruben Buller Moderator of the Curia 337-439-7400
Reverend Trey Ange Parochial Vicar, Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church 337-477-1236
Reverend Matthew Cormier Parochial Vicar, St. Henry Catholic Church 337-477-7223
Reverend Jude Fernando, TOR Pastor 337-734-3673
Reverend Arvind Minz, HGN Pastor St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church 337-762-3365
Reverend Ruben Villarreal, Ph.L., J.C.L. Judge, Diocesan Tribunal 337-439-7400

Catholic Schools

Name Position Phone
Immaculate Conception Cathedral Catholic School Mrs. Christi Jarreau, Principal 337-433-3497
Mrs. Claudia Bushnell Administrative Assistant, Child Nutrition for Catholic Schools 337-433-9640
Ms. Edrie Durio Supervisor, Child Nutrition for Catholic Schools 337-433-9640
Office of Catholic Schools Kimberlee Gazzolo, Superintendent 337-433-9640
Our Lady Immaculate Catholic School Mrs. Nicole Reeves, Principal 337-824-1743
Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic School Mrs. JoAnn Wallwork, Principal 337-477-7349
Our Lady's Catholic School Mr. Trevor Donnelly, Principal 337-527-7828
St. Louis Catholic High School Mrs. Kimberlee Gazzolo, Interim Administrator 337-436-7275
St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic School Mrs. Wendy Wicke, Prinicpal 337-436-7959
St. Theodore Holy Family Catholic School Mrs. Jennifer Bellon, Principal 337-855-9465

Diocesan Parishes

Name Position Phone
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Lake Charles Reverend Rommel Tolentino, Pastor 337-436-7251
Christ the King Catholic Church, Lake Charles Very Reverend Anthony Fontenot, Pastor 337-478-0213
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Jennings Reverend Susil Fernando, Pastor 337-824-1164
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Sulphur Reverend Gijo Ikkaramattom, HGN, Pastor 337-625-3364
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Lake Charles Reverend V. Wayne LeBleu, Pastor 337-436-8093
Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Jennings Reverend Charles McMillin, Pastor 337-824-0168
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Lake Charles Mission of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish
Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Lake Charles Reverend Nathan Long, Pastor 337-477-1434
Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church, DeQuincy Reverend Vincent Vadakkedath, Pastor 337-786-3500
Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church, Sulphur Reverend Andrews Kollannoor, M.S., Pastor 337-527-6722
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Jennings Reverend Jude Fernando, TOR, Pastor 337-824-3182
Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, Sulphur Reverend Edward Richard, M.S., Pastor 337-527-5261
Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Welsh Reverend Alan Trouille, Pastor 337-734-3446
Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, Johnson Bayou Mission of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, Hackberry 337-762-3365
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Lake Arthur Reverend Jay Alexius, Pastor 337-774-2614
Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, Lake Charles Reverend Monsignor Daniel A. Torres, Pastor 337-477-1236
Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Cameron Reverend Babasino Fernandes, Pastor 337-542-4795 or 337-542-4078
Reverend Vincent Vaddakadeth Pastor, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church 337-824-3182
Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Creole Pastor, Reverend Babasino Fernandes 337-542-4795 or 337-542-4078
Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Lake Charles Reverend Richard Adiukwu, Pastor 337-439-2646
Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Oakdale Reverend Jenesh Joseph, Pastor 318-335-3780
St Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church, Lake Charles Very Reverend Marcus Johnson, V.F., Pastor 337-439-4585
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Fenton Reverend Rojo A. Palatty Koonathan, Pastor 337-756-2529
St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church, Elizabeth Mission of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Oakdale
St. Henry Catholic Church, Lake Charles Reverend Jeffrey Starkovich, Pastor 337-436-7223
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Oberlin Very Reverend Jacob Scott Conner, V.F. 337-639-4399
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Lacassine Mission of St. Charles Borromeo Parish 337-588-4606
St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Bell City Reverend John Payne, Pastor 337-358-2502
St. Joseph Catholic Church, DeRidder Reverend Jude Brunnert, M.S., Pastor 337-463-6878
St. Joseph Catholic Church, Elton Reverend Jose Vattakunnel, MOC, Pastor 337-550-4599
St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Raymond Rev. William Miller, Pastor 337-584-2700
St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, Lake Charles Reverend Monsignor Jace F. Eskind, J.C.L., Pastor 337-478-3845
St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church, Big Lake Reverend Monsignor Harry D. Greig, Pastor 337-598-3101
St. Patrick Catholic Church, Sweetlake Mission of St. Mary of the Lake Parish
St. Paul Catholic Church, Elton Reverend Jose Vattakunnel, MOC, Pastor 337-584-2818
St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, Iowa Mission of St. Joseph Parish, Welsh, under the Pastoral Care of St. Raphael Catholic Church, Iowa
St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Kinder Rev. Keith Pellerin, Pastor 337-738-5612
St. Pius X Catholic Church, Ragley Reverend Timothy Goodly, Pastor 337-725-3719
St. Raphael Catholic Church, Iowa Reverend Dismas Mauk, S.V.D., Administrator 337-582-3503
St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Catholic Church, Carlyss Reverend Luke Krzanowski, M.S., Pastor 337-583-4800

Permanent Deacons

Name Position Phone
Deacon Albert Weinnig Deacon - St. Joseph Catholic Church, DeRidder 337-463-6878
Deacon Bennett McNeal Immaculate Conception, Jennings 337-824-7811
Deacon Brian Soileau Deacon - Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Oakdale 318-335-3780
Deacon Chris Gregory Deacon - Immaculate Cocnception Catholic Church, Maplewood 337-625-5665
Deacon Dale Deshotel St. Joan of Arc 337-639-2314
Deacon Dan Landry St. Margaret of Scotland 337-477-2844
Deacon Ed McNally Our Lady Help of Christians, Jennings 337-824-7122
Deacon Edward Lavine Sacred Heart of Jesus, Lake Charles 337-439-7436
Deacon Erroll DeVille Deacon - Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Lake Charles 337-439-2646
Deacon Fred Reed St. John Bosco 337-436-9053
Deacon George A. Stearns Chancellor & Archivist Diocese of Lake Charles 337-439-7400
Deacon George Carr Our Lady Queen of Heaven 337-855-6876
Deacon Glen Bertrand Deacon - St. Joseph Catholic Church, DeRidder 337-463-6878
Deacon Glenn Viau Our Lady of Good Counsel 337-477-7451
Deacon H. E. Wagner, Jr. Immaculate Conception, Maplewood 337-625-3364
Deacon Jesse Menard Deacon - St. Joseph Catholic Church, Vinton 337-589-7358
Deacon John Eaves St. Paul 337-584-2818
Deacon Johnny Mounce Our Lady of LaSalette, Sulphur 337-527-7763
Deacon Joseph E. Bushnell Immaculate Heart of Mary 337-439-6953
Deacon Josue Canelo Deacon, St. Henry Catholic Church, Lake Charles 337-436-7223
Deacon Leo Hebert Deacon - St. Theodore Catholic Church, Moss Bluff 337-855-6662
Deacon Maurice Serice Retired 713-340-2823
Deacon Michael Tramel St. Lawrence 337-616-9583
Deacon Milton White Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception 337-474-4037
Deacon Patrick Hebert Deacon - St. Henry Catholic Church, Lake Charles 337-436-7223
Deacon Patrick LaPoint, Sr. Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church 337-528-3575
Deacon Ray Menard St. Maraget of Scotland 337-478-0415
Deacon Richard Donahoe Deacon - St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, Lake Charles 337-478-3845
Deacon Roy Nash St. Philip Neri 337-738-5212
Deacon Sumner F. Kohlhund St. Joseph, DeRidder 337-463-5474

Seminarians

Name Position Phone
Nguyen, Lai Seminarian
Alec January 2nd Year College, St. Joseph Seminary College
Andrew DeRouen 1st Year Theology, Pontifical North American College, Rome
Eric Gruspier 3rd Year College, St. Joseph Seminary College
Joseph Caraway 1st YearTheology, Pontifical North American College, Rome
Michael Beverung 4th Year Seminary College, St. Joseph Seminary College
Olin Chester 3rd Year College, St. Joseph Seminary College
Reverend Jeffrey Starkovich Director of Seminarians/Director of Vocations 337-436-7223
William Fruge 1st Year Pre-Theology, Notre Dame Seminary
Samuel Bond 1st Year Theology, Notre Dame Seminary
Michael Caraway 2nd Year Theology, Pontifical North American College
Deacon Samuel Orsot 3rd Year Theology, Notre Dame Seminary

Consecrated Life

Name Position Phone
Brothers of LaSalette (M.S.) Retired
Daughters of Mary, Mother of Mercy (D.M.M.M) 337-474-7270
Daughters of Mary, Mother of Mercy (D.M.M.M) 337-478-7187
Daughters of Mary, Mother of Mercy (D.M.M.M) Sr. Berndette de Lourdes Dike, D.M.M.M (Superior for North America)
Daughters of Mary, Mother of Mercy (D.M.M.M.) 337-480-1222
Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word (CCVI) 337-602-3907
Sr. Mary Vianney Walsh, RSM, L.C.S.W. Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, Michigan 337-439-7436

Associations of the Christian Faithful

Name Position Phone
Sisters of Emmanuel (S.E.)
Camille Martinez 337-477-3810
Ruth McDaniel Formation Director 337-526-2000
Louise Stelly Director 337-477-0729