About SJV

Our Mission Statement

Being alive in the Spirit, we, the faith family of St. John Vianney, gather around the Eucharistic Table, from which we draw strength and proclaim the Gospel. As disciples, of Jesus, we are called to:
~Welcome and support all God’s people
~Serve as responsible stewards of God’s gifts
~Live as instruments of God’s justice, peace and love

Our Churches

St. John Vianney Catholic Church
901 S. Prairie Ave
Fairmont, MN 56031
Holy Family Catholic Church
2481 50th St
Fairmont, MN 56031

Our Staff

Fr. Jeff Dobbs, Pastor 235-2453
Dcn. Steve Landsteiner, Permanent Deacon 235-8394
Angela Schultz, Administrative Assistant 235-2460
Lisa Hady, Parish Bookkeeper 235-2450
Diane Larson, Liturgy & Adult Faith Formation 235-2451
Tamarae Schmidt, Faith Formation K-10 235-5639
Becca Becker, Youth Ministry 235-9064
Joe Maidl, Maintenance & Grounds

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Finance Council

The Finance Council provides financial guidance and advice to the pastor observing both Church and civil law in the sound management of the temporal goods of the parish.

Robert Bishop (Trustee)
Brandon Edmundson (Trustee)
Lisa Izen
Ron Kopischke
Greg Murphy
Mike Nowicki
Chris Pierce

Pastoral Council

The Pastoral Council, comprised of faithful parishioners committed to the wellbeing and growth of the parish, meets regularly to assist the pastor in his care of the community.

Sharon Dallager
Cheri Drever
Desiree Jensen
Deacon Steve Landsteiner
John Landsteiner
Diane Larson
Chrissy Lutterman