Fr Mike Volk appointed 8th pastor of St Joseph

SPRECKELS – Rev. Michael L. Volk, pastor of Saint Francis Xavier in Seaside, has been appointed 8th pastor of Saint Joseph in Spreckels effective 1 January 2022.

Fr Volk has been serving the parish of St Francis Xavier in Seaside as its 12th pastor for 14 years, where his parents were founding members.

Prior to that, he was the 18th pastor of St Theodore in Gonzales from 1996 until 2004 and the 12th pastor of St Rose of Lima in Paso Robles from 2004 until 2007.

Fr Volk will be succeeding Rev. Roy Shelly, SDB, who was appointed in 2011.