Farewell Fr. Umberg and Fr. John Amankwah! Welcome Fr. Bidwell and Fr. Seher!
Fr. Umberg is beginning his new pastorate at St. Joseph Church in North Bend.
Fr. John Amankwah will be the new parochial vicar at St. Ignatius Monfort Heights.
We welcome Fr. Mike Bidwell who will be pastor of both St. William and St. Teresa as a pastoral region.
We welcome Fr. Phil Seher as sacramental minister.
We want to remind people that this is neither a merger nor a consolidation. The churches and schools are not being closed. This is part of the ongoing plans developed over the last 10 years while the archdiocese copes with our priest shortage.
Please say the Archbishop’s Prayer for Vocations frequently!
St. William is a Roman Catholic parish located on the west side of Cincinnati, Ohio. Our parish has approximately 700 families and 215 children in the school, including the
20 children in our Autism scholarship program. From 1910, when it was established, until the present day, St. William has been known as an institution of spiritual and academic
excellence, bringing Jesus' message of love and forgiveness to those around us, welcoming any who want to join us, and sharing generously the gifts talents, and blessings that
God has given us.
While St. William has long been recognized throughout the Archdiocese of Cincinnati for both its spiritual and academic excellence, one of our greatest sources of renown and
pride is our music ministry.