Ascension Religious Vocations & Seminarians

Meet and pray for the Religious from our parish!

Fr. Greg Bierbaum

Fr. Greg Bierbaum
stmarkhr.org
Pastor, St. Mark Catholic Church, Highlands Ranch, CO

Fr. Greg is a former Ascension parishioner and attended the Pope St. John XXIII National Seminary.
Fr. Greg was ordained a Priest on May 30, 2015.

Fr. Gerard Alba
kcnativity.org

Fr. Gerard entered Mundelein Seminary 2005-2007
Fr. Gerard re-entered Mundelein Seminary in 2012
Fr. Gerard was ordained a Deacon in May 2014
Fr. Gerard was ordained a Priest November 15, 2015
Fr. Gerard’s first assignment was Holy Trinity in Lenexa, KS 2014-2019
Fr. Gerard is currently the Associate Pastor at Church of the Nativity in Leawood, KS

Fr. Jared Loeher

Fr. Jared Loehr, LC
Legionary of Christ Apostolic
Community of Houston, Texas
www.legionariesofchrist.org

Fr. Jared temporarily professed vows on September 15, 2009
Fr. Jared professed final vows on August 22, 2016
Fr. Jared was ordained into the priesthood in May, 2019

Sr. Mary of the Beatitudes Dubbert
Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matara
ssvmusa.org

Serving in 2020:  Tuscania, Italy
Sr. Mary of the Beatitudes is in her third year of Religious Vows

Sr. Mary Teresa Laville, IHM
Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
of Wichita sistersihmofwichita.org

Serving in 2020: Colwich, KS
Sr. Mary Teresa made her first profession of vows on April 28, 2018
Sr. Mary Teresa is in her third year of Religious Vows

Sr. Peter Marie Lewandowski, C.K.
School Sisters of Christ the King
www.cksisters.org

Serving in 2020: Lincoln, NE
Sr. Peter Marie had her first profession of vows on January 5, 2013
and has renewed her vows annually

Alex Rickert
Kansas City Kansas Diocesan Seminarian
archkck.org/vocations/seminarians-list

In seminary, 2020, Kenrick Glennon Seminary, St. Louis, MO
Alex is in second year of College Seminary

Brian Jacobson
Kansas City Kansas Diocesan Seminarian
archkck.org/vocations/seminarians-list

In seminary, 2020, St. John Vianney, Denver, CO
Brian graduated from Conception Seminary College and is in his Spirituality Year

Deacon John Stanley
Kansas City Kansas Permanent Deacon
www.archkck.org/deacon

Entered formation August, 2012
Ordained Deacon June 3, 2017

Deacon Ken Billinger
Kansas City Kansas Permanent Deacon
www.archkck.org/deacon

Entered formation  September, 2015
Ordained Deacon June 20, 2020

Kris Kuckelman
Kansas City Kansas Permanent Deacon
www.archkck.org/deacon

Entered formation  September, 2015
Ordained Deacon June 20, 2020

Michael Uhlmansiak
Aspirant for
Kansas City Kansas Permanent Deacon
www.archkck.org/deacon

Entered formation September, 2019

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