Bill Meagher appointed Director of Youth Ministry and Religious Education for Salina Diocese

Sep 17, 2021

The Catholic Diocese of Salina is excited to announce Bill Meagher as the new Director of Youth Ministry and Religious Education. Meagher is a well-known member of the Hays, Kansas community where he is currently the Director of Campus Ministry, Theology Instructor, and Head Boys Basketball coach at Thomas More Prep-Marian. Meagher has served the youth of our diocese for many years in various capacities. From sponsoring CYO to serving as the Religious Education Director at his home parish, St. Nicholas of Myra. Meagher has been a true blessing for our diocese.

“I am so humbled, honored, and excited to have the opportunity to serve the youth of the Salina Diocese. I cannot wait to work with our diocesan pastors, parish religious education directors, youth ministers, parents, sponsors, and catechists who have and continue to bring so many young people to Christ as faithful disciples. Sr. Barb’s incredible legacy will always be her deep love for the young people of our diocese and her desire to serve Christ and His Church. It is truly a blessing to get the opportunity to serve the young people of the Salina Diocese, and I am very excited to get started,” said Meagher.

Geoff Andrews, Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Salina said, “I am very excited to have Bill Meagher leading our Youth Ministry and Religious Education Office. His vast experience in our programs as both a youth and as an adult will help immensely, and his knowledge of the Salina Diocese is going to be very beneficial to our programs. I am looking forward to all the wonderful things he will do to serve our youth in a deeper capacity.”

“I am very excited to welcome Bill as the new Director of Youth Ministry and Religious Education. His experience is already proving to be a huge asset to our diocese, and I am confident that our programs will greatly benefit and continue to flourish,” said Bishop Vincke