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Rev. Bob Stamschror

Winona, MN



Having served no less than 55 years of priesthood, Bob has an extensive record of community service in Southern Minnesota. Bob started his career by studying philosophy at Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary in Winona and completed his theology degree and an MA in Education Administration at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. He also received an MA in Religious Education from Seattle University. On May 27, 1961, Father Stamschror was ordained to the priesthood at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Winona.

A career with many positions:


  • Parochial Vicar: St. Casimir, Winona, MN

  • Instructor: Cotter High School, Winona, MN

  • Principal & Instructor: Loretto High School, Caledonia, MN

  • Parochial Administrator: St. Nicholas, Freebaurg, MN

  • Parochial Administrator: St. John, Caledonia, MN

  • Chaplain: St Mary's College, Winona, MN

  • Diocesan Director of Religious Education & Pastor: St. John, Winona, MN

  • Executive Secretary of the Diocesan Pastoral Council

  • Representative for Religious Education, Department of Education for the United States Catholic Conference 1976-1979: Washington, D.C.

  • Executive Secretary for the National Conference of Diocesan Directors of Religious Education, CCD 1980-2000: Washington, D.C.

  • Instructor & Member of the Pastoral Team: St. Theresa College, Winona, MN

  • Editor for Youth Ministry: St. Mary's Press, Winona, MN

  • Senior Priest, 2000

  • Liturgical Minister: St. Anne's, Callista Court & Christian Brothers Residence: St. Mary's University, Winona, MN

  • Member of St. Anne of Winona Foundation Board: Member (2002-2011)

  • Chairman, Board of Directors of the Center for Ministry Development (2007-2010): Tacoma, WA

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