Directory: St. Patrick, Ottawa

Father Gary C. Caster


Born in Lynwood, CA, Nov. 30, 1961 Ordained Dec. 19, 1992

Parochial vicar St. Patrick in Washington, and asst. chaplain, Peoria Notre Dame High School 1993; Chaplain Bradley University Newman Center while remaining asst. chaplain Peoria Notre Dame 1994; Chaplain Peoria Notre Dame 1995. Chaplain St. Robert Bellarmine Newman Center in Normal 1999; Assist the Bishop with special projects 2005; Asst. St. Patrick in Washington and St. Luke in Eureka 2006.  Chaplain Williams College in MA 2007.

Parochial vicar, St. Columba, St. Patrick, and St. Francis of Assisi parishes in Ottawa 2019.

Father David M. Kipfer


Born in Peoria, IL on September 29, 1962.
Ordained on May 28, 1988.
Parochial Vicar at Holy Trinity in Bloomington (1988). Pastor at St. Mary in Delavan and St. Joseph in Hopedale, and Associate Director of Vocations (1992). Director of Vocations, Pastor at St. Peter in Peoria, and Rector at the Cathedral of St. Mary (1993). Remaining Director of Vocations and Rector at the Cathedral of St. Mary (1995). Pastor at St. Columba in Ottawa (1997). While remaining Pastor at St. Columba in Ottawa, to Pastor at St. Mary Grand Ridge (2000). Pastor St. Columba, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Patrick parishes in Ottawa 2017.

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