Fr. Basil Torrez

He was ordained May 26, 1956, in Sacred Heart Cathedral by Bishop Frank Thill.


1956 - Parochial vicar at St. Martin Parish in Seguin and St. Frances Cabrini Parish in Hoxie

1958 - Pastor of St. Ignatius Loyola in Kanopolis, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in North Salina (closed in 1971)

1959 - Add St. Joseph in Brookville, KS and St. Mary’s in Holyrood, KS

1963 - Administrator of St. Phillip Parish in Hope and assisted at St. Andrew Elementary School in Abilene

1965 - Pastor of Holy Cross Parish in Pfeifer

1967 - Pastor of Holy Ghost Parish in Sharon Springs and St. Peter Parish in Wallace

1975 - Pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Grinnell and St. Paul Parish Angelus

1983 - Pastor of St. Augustine Parish in Washington and SS. Peter and Paul Parish in Morrowville

1993 - Pastor of St. Michael Parish in Collyer and St. Anthony Parish in St. Peter

1999 - Retired to Collyer