Vicars Forane (Deans)

Vicars Forane, or Deans, are priests who assist the Archbishop in the administration of the Archdiocese. Each Dean is responsible for a given Deanery, or Vicariate Forane, which is a geographical subdivision of the Archdiocese, and which comprises the parishes located within that area. The initials "V.F." following the name of the Dean indicate his status as a Vicar Forane.

  • North City Deanery (Comprises parishes in the City of St. Louis located north of Market Street)

Very Reverend Richard Potts, C.Ss.R, V.F.

St. Alphonsus—St. Louis

1118 N. Grand

St. Louis, MO 63106

314.533.0304

  • South City Deanery (Comprises parishes in the City of St. Louis located south of Market Street)

Very Reverend Carl J. Scheble, V.F.

St. John the Baptist Parish

4200 Delor St

St. Louis, MO  63116

314.353.1255

  • Northeast County Deanery (Comprises parishes in St. Louis County located north of Highway I-70)

Very Reverend James M. Mitulski, V.F.

Saint Norbert Parish

16455 New Halls Ferry Road

Florissant, MO 63031-5497

314.831.3874

  • Northwest County Deanery (Comprises parishes in St. Louis County located between Highway I-70 on the north and the following line on the south: from the St. Louis City limits west on Maryland Avenue to Ladue Road; west on Ladue Road to Woods Mill Road; south on Woods Mill Road to Highway 40/I-64; west on Highway 40/I-64 to the Missouri River)

Very Reverend John M. Seper, V.F.

St. Richard Parish

11223

Schuetz Road

St. Louis, MO 63146

314.432.6224

  • Southeast County Deanery (Comprises parishes in St. Louis County located south of Watson Road)

Very Reverend Msgr. Patrick K. Hambrough, V.F.

St. Mark Parish

4230 Ripa Avenue

St. Louis, Missouri 63125

  • Southwest County Deanery (Comprises parishes in St. Louis County located between Watson Road on the south and the following line on the north: from the St. Louis City limits west on Maryland Avenue to Ladue Road; west on Ladue Road to Woods Mill Road; south on Woods Mill Road to Highway 40/I-64; west on Highway 40/I-64 to the Missouri River)

Very Reverend Kenneth A. Brown, V.F. 

Holy Redeemer Parish

17 Joy Ave

St. Louis, Missouri 63119

314.962.0038

  • St. Charles Deanery (Comprises parishes located in Lincoln and St. Charles Counties, with the exception of the town of Augusta)

Very Reverend Brian Fischer, V.F.

St. Patrick Parish

405 S. Church St.

Wentzville, Missouri 63385

636.332.9225

  • Washington Deanery (Comprises parishes located in Franklin and Warren Counties, as well as the town of Augusta, St. Charles County)

Very Reverend Eugene G. Robertson, V.F.

St. Vincent de Paul

Parish

13497 S. State Highway 94

Marthasville, MO 63357

636.433.2678

  • Festus Deanery (Comprises parishes located in Jefferson and Washington Counties)

Very Reverend Christopher Holtmann, V.F.

Good Shepherd—Hillsboro

703 Third Street

Hilsboro, MO 63050

636.789.3356

  • Ste. Genevieve Deanery (Comprises parishes located in Perry, St. Francois, and Ste. Genevieve Counties)

Very Reverend Rickey J. Valleroy, V.F.

 Saint Joseph—Farmington

10 No. Long St.

Farmington, MO 63640