Staff Member: Fr. Richard Mirsberger
Fr. Richard Mirsberger
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Fr. Dick is a native of Sheboygan. He entered the seminary right out of eighth grade. He spent his high school years and the first two years of college at Salvatorian Seminary in St. Nazianz, WI. He then transferred to St. Francis Seminary for two years of philosophy and four years of theology. On May 28th of 1966, he was ordained by Archbishop William E. Cousins.
Over the next forty-two years he ministered in four parishes. He began as an associate at St. Joseph Parish in Fond du Lac for seven years, and then moved to St. Margaret Mary Parish in Milwaukee for the next eight years. In 1981 he was named pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Wauwatosa where he ministered for twelve years. Then in 1993 he was assigned as pastor of St. Rita Parish in West Allis where he retired from full-time ministry in June 2008. He joined the staff at St. Catherine as one of our assisting priests in August 2008.