Father Reichardt Coming Home to Rockford Area
June 2, 2022
LOVES PARK—Father Jack Reichardt became a parochial vicar at St. Bridget Parish in Loves Park on May 25, and also began service as diocesan Director of Vocations at 
that time.
Born in Hinsdale, Father Reichardt graduated from Boylan Central Catholic High School in Rockford and the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn.
He studied for the priesthood at St. John Vianney College in St. Paul, and at St. Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein.
He was ordained by Bishop David Malloy at the Cathedral of St. Peter on June 6, 2020.
Father Reichardt’s first assignment was as parochial vicar at St. Patrick Parish in St. Charles from June 2020 to the present.
“I am overjoyed to serve Bishop Malloy and the diocese in this role,” Father Reichardt says. “I love the priesthood so much. Come, Holy Spirit upon our diocese and young people!”
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