Bishop Callahan’s Statement regarding Msgr. Mark Pierce

Diocese of La Crosse [La Crosse WI]

October 25, 2022

The Most Reverend William Patrick Callahan, D.D., Bishop of La Crosse, makes the
following announcement:

The Reverend Monsignor Mark R. Pierce, Pastor of St. Michael Parish and Church of the
Resurrection Parish, both in Wausau, and Dean of the Wausau Deanery, has submitted his
resignation as Pastor and Dean, and it has been accepted, effective October 21, 2022. He has
been placed on a leave of absence.