Priests & Clergy

Fr. Gregory Adolf


Father Greg is our eighth pastor. He came to St. Andrew in 1991, as the Associate Pastor to Fr. Harry Ledwith. When Fr. Harry was transferred to Tucson in 1992, Fr. Greg was appointed Administrator, then, in 1993, Pastor.

A native of Colorado, Fr. Greg grew up in Phoenix, Arizona.

Fr. Rob Neske

Associate Pastor
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Fr. Rob was ordained here at St Andrew in January, 2016.

Fr. Ramonito Celestial

Parochial Vicar

Deacon Joe Kushner

Joe was ordained into the Diaconate in 2003.

Joe comes to us from Michigan. After graduating from Wayne State University, he had an Army career in counter-intelligence and worked for the county Sheriff's Department. He and wife Pat have five children plus grandchildren. They also like camping and taking cruises.

Deacon John Klein

Deacon John was ordained into the Diaconate in 2012.

He hails from Oak Ridge, Tennessee and after 24 years in the Army settled in Sierra Vista. His family joined our parish in 1996. He is married to Linda Klein who oversees the Social Concerns ministry for Saint Andrews. They have two children: a daughter Jayme Faust, who has blessed them with two grandsons, and a son Jakob.

Deacon Lauro Teran

Deacon Lauro was ordained into the Diaconate in 2012. Lauro is a University of Arizona graduate with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He was born in Douglas, Arizona, and raised in Agua Prieta, México. The Terán family have been members of St. Andrew the Apostle since 1993. Deacon Lauro is married to Lupita Terán, a Lay Ecclesial Minister and an Administrative Assistant in our parish. Together they have one son, Rubén Terán, and a daughter-in-law, Jocie Terán.

Deacon Bill Polakowski

Deacon Bill was ordained into the Diaconate in 2021. His family joined our parish in 1979, and after graduating from the University of Arizona with a degree in Electrical Engineering and retiring after 24 years in the Air Force, he and his wife Sue Ann settled back in Sierra Vista in 2014. They have three daughters. Deacon Bill is the youth minister at St Andrews.

Sr. Joellen Kohlmann

Director - Religious Education
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