Fr. Alvin Werth

He was ordained April 6, 1959, at St. Anthony’s Church in Schoenchen by Bishop Frederick Frecking.


1959 - Assistant at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Concordia

1959 - Administrator at Sacred Heart in Niles

1959 - Secretary to Bishop Frederick Freking and assistant editor of The Register for the Salina Diocese

1959-1960 - Assistant at St. John the Baptist in Clyde, St. Isidore Parish in Cuba, and SS. Peter and Paul in Morrowville

1960-1961 - Assistant at Sacred Heart Parish in Colby

1961-1962 - Assistant at St. Andrew Parish in Abilene

1962 - Administrator at St. Andrew Parish in Abilene

1963-1966 - Administrator at SS. Philip and James Parish in Phillipsburg

1966-1969 - Administrator at Sacred Heart Parish in Oberlin

1969-1975 - Administrator at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Logan and St. Mary Parish in Densmore

1975-1981 - Administrator of Immaculate Conception Parish in Grinnell, St. Agnes Parish in Grainfield

and St. Paul Parish in Angelus

1981-1988 - Pastor at St. Joseph Parish in Oakley

1988-1997 - Rector at Sacred Heart Cathedral

1988-1997 - Pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Brookville

1997-2003 - Pastor at SS. Philip and James Parish in Phillipsburg, and St. Francis Parish in Claudell

2003 - Retired to Hays