… To a parish that is warm and dynamic. Each day we strive to joyfully serve God by living our Catholic Faith!

If you are new to the area or the parish, and looking for a church home, we invite you to become a member.

There is a place for everyone in the St. John Vianney community and our goal is to help you find your place as you come to understand the parish and the ministries we have to offer.

Our mission is Living Faith, Changing Lives, Making A Difference!

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St. John Vianney Founded

In August 1966, Bishop John L. Morkovsky announced the founding of St. John Vianney Parish. The founding Pastor was Fr. William Tinney. Initially, there were 300 families in the parish.

August 1966

First Mass

The first Mass was celebrated on October 13, 1968.

October 1968

Activity Center Construction

Three years later, there were 1,600 families in the parish. Construction of the activity center began in 1977.


Msgr. Joe Crosthwait becomes Pastor

In February 1979, Msgr. Joe Crosthwait became Pastor.

February 1979

Music/Lecture Hall Construction

The music/lecture hall and ministries buildings were completed in November 1985.

November 1985

More Growth

The parish grew to 4,075 families by March 1990.

March 1990

Fr. John Morfin becomes Pastor

In July 1996, Fr. John Morfin became Pastor.

July 1996

Church Expansion

In the fall of 1997, Bishop Fiorenza raised the issue of church expansion.

Fall 1997

Construction Completed

Construction of the new church was completed in the fall of 2002

Fall 2002

First Mass in New Church

The first Mass was celebrated in the new church on December 21, 2002. At that time, the parish consisted of almost 6,000 families.

December 21, 2002

Fr. R. Troy Gately becomes Pastor

Fr. R. Troy Gately became the parish’s fourth Pastor in July of 2008. Under his leadership and guidance, the parish continues to grow and minister to the community and to each other. The diversity of both our congregation and our ministries is a testament to the glory of God and the many blessings He has bestowed upon our community.

July 2008

Catholic…? Thinking about it…? Learn more about the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA).
Welcome Home! Are you an adult Catholic who has been away from the Church? We’re here to welcome you back home. Learn more about Re-Membering Church.
Family Ministries Learn more on how SJV families are joining together to support each other, grow in faith, and enjoy fellowship.
Youth Formation At SJV, we are pleased and blessed to partner with the families and guide them through the Sacrament Preparation and Religious Education (CCE).
Find a Catholic School We invite you to make a difference in your child’s life today and learn more about the Catholic Schools K-12 available in our area.
Saint John Vianney Campus Map