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Sister Gerri Krautkramer






Geraldine Krautkramer was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy. She received her bachelor’s degree in Theology/Education from Marquette University in Milwaukee, and from there attended the University of St. Thomas in Houston/Galveston, Texas, where she received a Masters degree. She was adjunct faculty with Sacred Heart School of Theology in Hales Corners, Wisconsin for eight years. Sister professed her vows as a Sister of St. Francis of the Holy Cross with the Bay Settlement Franciscan Community. She has continued her education by obtaining a certificate as a Spiritual Director in 1998.

Prior to coming to our parish linkage, Sister Gerri held positions ranging from Catholic elementary school teacher, to Parish Coordinator of Liturgy and Religious Education, to Director of Pastoral Care in a hospital setting. In addition to serving as the Pastoral Associate for our linked parishes, Sister Gerri is a certified Supervisor/Director of the Clinical Pastoral Education Ministry Program in the Green Bay/Fox Valley area.

In her free time, Sister Gerri enjoys hiking, bicycling, and cross-country skiing.

Fr Maurice Father Maurice Mmegbuadimma


Father Maurice Mmegbuadimma was born in 1972 in Ahiara, Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria.  He is the youngest of nine children born to Christopher and Virginia Arisukwu.  He attended Seat of Wisdom Seminary in Nigeria, and was ordained to the priesthood on August 4, 2001 at the Cathedral in Ahiara, Nigeria.  Father Maurice served as a parochial vicar, teacher, formator and pastor in his home diocese.

In 2008 Father Maurice came to the United States to study and serve in the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York.  From there he was assigned to Parochial Vicar of St. Peter the Fisherman Church in Two Rivers, along with serving a Priest Celebrant for St. James and St. Joseph Parishes in August of 2014.

In his spare time, Father Maurice enjoys sports, especially soccer, and his favorite season, despite the hot temperatures is summer.


Father Tom Reynebeau

Father Tom Reynebeau was assigned as Priest Moderator as of July 1, 2014.

Fr. Tom Reynebeau became pastor of St. Peter the Fisherman parish, Two Rivers, on July 1, 2010. A native of Wisconsin, he spent a few years as a missionary in Haiti & the Dominican Republic. After that, he returned to the states and was made pastor of Most Blessed Sacrament parish in Oshkosh, before being assigned to St. Peter the Fisherman as pastor.

In 2014 he was also given the assignment of Priest Moderator for St. James Church and St. Joseph Church.

Deacon Cal Naidl - St. James and St. Joseph Cluster

Deacon Cal Naidl was born in Manitowoc and worked as an electrician for 34 years before his retirement.  He was ordained into the Diaconate in 2000 after 5 years of training at the Diocese of Green Bay through Silver Lake College.

As part of his ministries, Deacon Cal assists Fr. Ron with pastoral and sacramental needs of the linked parishes. On Mondays he leads a Liturgy of the Word with Communion service at St. Mary Glenmore.  He assists Sr. Gerri with the RCIA program, and helps out with other services as needed.  As a deacon he can perform baptisms and marriages giving great assistance to our Circle of Faith Community.

Deacon Cal has been married to Karen for 45 years and has 4 children and 4 grandchildren.  He is a true Wisconsin fan and follows the Packers, Brewers, and Milwaukee Bucks.  He enjoys reading as well as music and song writing in his free time.

Original Announcement

St. James and St. Joseph Churches will form a cluster. Sister Gerri Krautkramer will be the new Pastoral Leader. In this position, she will be responsible for leadership, worship, administration, and pastoral care of both parishes. Father Tom Reynebeau is assigned as Priest Moderator as of July 1, 2014, in addition to his current assignment as Pastor of St. Peter the Fisherman in Two Rivers. A Priest Moderator is the prime advisor to the Pastoral Leader. Father Maurice Mmegbuadimma, ordained a priest in Nigeria in 2001, is currently studying and serving in the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York. He has been assigned Priest Celebrant starting August 1, 2014.

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