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 northern half of the City of St. Louis )

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 southern half of the City of St. Louis )

Very Reverend Carl J. Scheble, V.F.

St. John the Baptist Parish

4200 Delor St

St. Louis, MO  63116

314.353.1255

  • North County Deanery (Comprises parishes in St. Louis County, generally north of Page Avenue )

Very Reverend Monsignor Mark C. Ullrich, V.F.

Sacred Heart Parish

751 North Jefferson St.

Florissant, MO 63031

314.837.3757 

  • Mid County Deanery (Comprises parishes in St. Louis County, generally east of I-270, south of Page Avenue and north of Watson Road )

Very Reverend John M. Seper, V.F.

St. Richard Parish

11223 Schuetz Road

St. Louis, MO 63146

314.432.6224

  • West County Deanery (Comprises parishes in St. Louis County, generally west of I-270, south of Page Avenue and north of I-44 )

Very Reverend Thomas M Molini, V.F.

Ascension Parish

230 Santa Maria Dr.

Chesterfield, MO 63005

636.532.3304 

  • South County Deanery (Comprises parishes in St. Louis county, generally south of Watson Road and I-44 )

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

St. Mark Parish

4230 Ripa Avenue

St. Louis, Missouri 63125

314.743.8600

  • St. Charles Deanery (Comprises parishes located in most of St. Charles County and all of Lincoln County )

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 most of Franklin County and southern 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 a small portion of
    Franklin and Washington Counties
    )

Very Reverend Christopher Holtmann, V.F.

Good Shepherd Parish

703 Third Street

Hilsboro, MO 63050

636.789.3356

  • Ste. Genevieve Deanery (Comprises parishes located in Perry, Ste. Genevieve, and St. Francois Counties and the southern portion of Washington County )

Very Reverend Rickey J. Valleroy, V.F.

Saint Joseph Parish

10 No. Long St.

Farmington, MO 63640

573.756.4250