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1. Marion/Delaware/Union/Madison Deanery
Fr. Seth Keller (left)

Fr. Dan Dury (right) -

Fr. Ed Shikina (below) -

  • Our Lady of Lourdes, Ada

  • St. Mary, Delaware

  • Immaculate Conception, Kenton

  • St. Mary, Marion

  • Our Lady of Lourdes, Marysville

  • Sacred Hearts, Cardington

  • St. John Neumann, Sunbury

  • St. Joan of Arc, Powell/St. Peter, Columbus

  • St. Paul, Westerville

  • St. Joseph, Plain City

2. Tuscarawas/Holmes/Knox/Coshocton Deanery
Fr. Jeff Coning –

Fr. Tom Gardner -

  • Sacred Heart, Coshocton

  • Immaculate Conception, Dennison

  • St. Joseph, Dover

  • St. Peter, Millersburg/Sts. Peter & Paul, Glenmont 

  • St. Francis de Sales, Newcomerstown

  • Sacred heart, New Philadelphia

  • Holy Trinity, Bolivar

  • St. Vincent de Paul, Mt. Vernon

  • St. Luke, Danville

3. Muskingum/Perry Deanery
Fr. Ty Tomson –

  • St. Bernard, Corning

  • Church of the Atonement, Crooksville

  • St. Ann, Dresden

  • St. Mary, Mattingly Settlement

  • St. Patrick, Junction City

  • St. Rose, New Lexington

  • Holy Trinity, Somerset

  • St. Joseph, Somerset

  • St. Nicholas, Zanesville

  • St. Mary, Bremen

  • St. Bernadette, Lancaster

  • St. Mark, Lancaster

  • Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption, Lancaster

  • St. John, Logan

  • St. Joseph, Sugar Grove

4. South Deanery
. Frank Brown –

  • St. Joseph, Circleville

  • St. Colman, Washington Courthouse

  • St. Peter and St. Mary, Chillicothe

  • Holy Trinity, Jackson

  • Holy Redeemer, Portsmouth

  • St. Mary of the Annunciation, Portsmouth

  • St. Mary, Waverly

  • Sts. Peter and Paul, Wellston

  • Holy Trinity, Pond Creek

  • St. Peter in Chains, Wheelersburg

  • St. Sylvester, Zaleski

5. Licking Deanery
Fr. Stephen Smith –

  • Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Buckeye Lake

  • St. Edward the Confessor, Granville

  • St. Leonard, Heath

  • Church of the Ascension, Johnstown

  • Church of the Blessed Sacrament

  • St. Francis de Sales, Newark

  • Church of the Resurrection


6. Center-South Columbus Deanery
Fr. Paul Marich, O.P. -

  • St. Joseph Cathedral/Holy Cross

  • Sts. Augustine and Gabriel

  • St. Dominic

  • St. Catharine

  • St. Patrick

  • Corpus Christi/St. Ladislas

  • St. Mary

  • Holy Rosary-St. John

  • St. Leo Oratory

7. Northwest Columbus Deanery

Fr. Jeff Rimelspach –

  • St. Agatha

  • St. Andrew

  • St. Brigid of Kildare

  • St. Brendan the Navigator

  • St. Christopher

  • St. Margaret of Cortona

  • Our Lady of Victory

  • St. Timothy

8. North High/Northland Deanery
Fr. Sean Dooley –

  • St. Francis of Assisi

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe, Star of the New Evangelization

  • St. Thomas More Newman Center

  • Immaculate Conception

  • St. John the Baptist/Sacred Heart/St. Andrew Kim Taegon Korean Catholic Church

  • St. Michael, Worthington

  • St. Elizabeth/St. Matthias/St. Anthony

  • St. James the Less

  • Our Lady of Peace

9. West Columbus Deanery
Fr. Brian O'Connor –

  • Holy Family

  • St. Agnes

  • St. Aloysius

  • St. Cecilia

  • St. Mary Magdalene

  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Grove City

  • St. Patrick, London

  • Sts. Simon and Jude, West Jefferson

  • St. Stephen the Martyr

10. East Columbus Deanery
Fr. Brian O'Connor –

  • St. Matthew, Gahanna

  • St. Catharine

  • Christ the King/St. Thomas

  • Holy Spirit/St. Philip 

  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton/Our Lady of Miraculous Medal

  • St. Pius X, Reynoldsburg

  • St. John XXIII, Canal Winchester/St. Mary, Groveport



11. Ethnic Communities


In addition to your own parish priest(s), Regional Vocation Promoters are priests who have been appointed to assist those discerning in the various Vicariates (regions) of the diocese.  They are happy to talk with you about prayer and vocations, to connect you with vocation events in your region or diocese, and to accompany you in your discernment. 


To find who is the Vocation Promoter for your area, find your Vicariate/Parish below:

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