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parish administrator

Stephen Vincent Braus, American parish administrator. Certified asbestos inspector, management planner. Named to Outstanding Young Men of America, 1979. Fellow National Association Church Business Administrators (certified church business administration); member Prairie Pastoral Ministers Association (president 1982-1986, secretary 1987-1990).

Background

Braus, Stephen Vincent was born on January 5, 1952 in Bismarck, North Dakota, United States. Son of Matthias Henry and Ruth Gertrude (Hanggi) Braus.

Education

Bachelor, Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, Mathematics Dickinson State College, 1974. Master of Science in Education Administration, Northern State College, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 1980.

Career

Teacher mathematics, chemistry, Killdeer (North Dakota) High School, 1974-1975; director religious education, St. Anne's Parish, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1975-1978; director of sacramental preparation, St. Joseph's Parish, Mandan, North Dakota, 1978-1984; consultant pastoral planning, St. James Parish, Jamestown, North Dakota, 1988-1989; parish administrator, St. Joseph's Parish, Mandan, 1984-1991; parish administrator, St. Mary's Parish, Bismarck, since 1991. Member Diocesan Pastoral Planning Commission, Bismarck, 1984-1990, Parish Pastoral Couns., Dickinson, Bismarck and Mandan, since 1971, Diocesan Ministry Formation Task Force, Bismarck, 1987, Diocesan Synod Advisory Committee, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Certified asbestos inspector, management planner.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributing author council manual, 1987. Editor personnel manual, 1988.

Membership

Fellow National Association Church Business Administrators (certified church business administration). Member Prairie Pastoral Ministers Association (president 1982-1986, secretary 1987-1990).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Marian Fischer, June 18, 1977. Children: Stephen P., Jennifer M., Daniel M., Carolyn C.

father:
Matthias Henry Braus

mother:
Ruth Gertrude (Hanggi) Braus

spouse:
Elizabeth Marian Fischer

child:
Carolyn C. Braus

child:
Stephen P. Braus

child:
Jennifer M. Braus

child:
Daniel M. Braus