Vocation Office Staff
Fr. Johnson - Vocation Director
Fr. Johnson grew up in the Kansas City area attending St. Therese parish in Parkville. During his junior year at the University of Missouri, he felt that God might be calling him to the priesthood and he entered the seminary.
He studied at Conception while finishing his college degree and then was sent by Bishop Finn for theology studies at the Pontifical North American College in Rome. He was ordained a priest in 2012 and has served as the associate pastor of St. John LaLande parish in Blue Springs and then as pastor of St. Matthew Apostle parish in Kansas City before becoming the Director of Young Adult & Campus Ministry for the diocese while also serving as administrator for Sacred Heart parish in Hamilton and Mary Immaculate parish in Gallatin. Fr. Johnson has served as the Diocesan Vocation Director since July of 2016 and has enjoyed working with the seminarians.
Fr. Adam Haake- Assistant to the Vocations Director
Fr. Adam Haake is the associate pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel parish in the Westport district of KC, MO. He has been a priest for five years and has a strong devotion both to St. Faustina and Q39 barbecue. He grew up in Raytown, MO, and attended MO State in Springfield before discerning a vocation to the priesthood. In his free time, he enjoys watching The Office and reading books about the spiritual life.