Religious Governance

Bishop Stephen Parkes, 15th Bishop, Diocese of Savannah

The Bishop’s office is responsible for the spiritual well-being of Catholics in south Georgia as well as the day-to-day administration of the Diocese of Savannah.

Bishop-Elect Parkes is the fifteenth Bishop of the Diocese of Savannah.  He became an ordained pastor on May 23, 1998, at St. James Cathedral, in Orlando, Florida. 

His Bishop’s ordination and installation took place on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

A full biography on Bishop Parkes will be posted soon.

The See of Savannah is no longer vacant!  Thanks be to God.   Congratulations Bishop Parkes!

Michelle Kroll, Superintendent Of Schools-Diocese of Savannah

Reverend David Koetter Pastor, Most Blessed Sacrament Church.