Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri

John Rynish

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “Diocesan priests accused of sexual abuse of a minor”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1943

Reported assignment history:

  • 1943—Assistant Pastor, Holy Cross Parish, Kansas City, MO
  • 1950—Assistant Pastor, St. Wenceslaus Parish, Karlin, MO
  • 1952—Administrator, Sacred Heart Parish, Bolivar, MO, and St. William Parish, Buffalo, MO
  • 1953—Assistant Pastor, St. Stephen Parish, Kansas City, MO
  • 1954—Pastor, St. Canera Parish, Neosho, MO
  • 1960—Pastor, St. Eustachius Parish, Portageville, MO
  • 1965—Pastor, Immaculate Conception Parish, Springfield, MO
  • 1969—Elected Diocesan Administrator at departure of then-Bishop Ignatius Strecker until April 6, 1970
  • 1973—Elected Diocesan Administrator at departure of then-Bishop William Baum until Dec. 5, 1973
  • 1977—Pastor, St. Mary Parish, Pierce City, MO
  • 1979—Pastor, St. Joseph Parish, Billings, MO