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Robert William Muench, American bishop. Named a Prelate of Honor, 1985.


Muench, Robert William was born on December 28, 1942 in Louisville. Son of William Anthony Muench and Mary Kathryn Allgeier.


Bachelor in Philosophy, Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans. Master of Arts in Education, Catholic University America, Washington, 1968. Graduate in Theological Seminary Studies, Catholic University America, Washington, 1968.


Ordained priest Archdiocese of New Orleans, 1968, vicar, christian formation, 1977—1981, archdiocesan vocations director, 1981—1983, director, Pope John XXIII House for Vocation Discernment, 1983—1990, auxiliary bishop, 1990—1996. Various positions through rector St. John Vianney Prep School, 1969—1976. Associate pastor to co-pastor St. Matthias Parish, New Orleans, 1976—1982.

Bishop Diocese of Covington, Kentucky, 1996—2001, Diocese of Baton Rouge, since 2001. Faculty member St. John Vianney Prep School, 1969—1977.


William Anthony Muench

Mary Kathryn Allgeier