NEW ULM - Bishop John M. LeVoir, president of the NUACS Board of Directors, in consultation with Monsignor John Richter, Canonical Administrator, have selected the Rev. Matthew Wiering to serve as the interim principal at Cathedral High School for the 2013-2014 school year. A search committee will be formed to find the replacement for the principal position for the 2014-2015 school year, according to a press release from NUACS.
Fr. Wiering is a 2003 graduate of the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in English, philosophy, and Catholic studies. Fr. Wiering attended a Master's of Education program at the University of Notre Dame (Alliance for Catholic Education). As part of the program, he taught grade 10 English at Mishawaka Public High School, Mishawaka, Ind., and grades 11 and 12 religion at Bishop Sullivan High School in Baton Rouge, La., from 2003-2005. He was ordained to the priesthood in 2010. In 2011, Fr. Wiering received a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the Gregorian University in Rome.
For the past two years Fr. Wiering has served as parochial vicar at Cathedral of the Holy Trinity and St. John the Baptist. In addition, he has served as 11th grade religion teacher at Cathedral High School.
Rev. Matthew Wiering