Originally from the Diocese of Marquette, Father Altman originally was an attorney who had a family practice in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., when he answered the call to the priesthood. Graduating from the University of St. Mary of the Lake’s Mundelein Seminary outside Chicago, Father Altman was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Jerome E. Listecki at the Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman on June 28, 2008.

Following ordination, his first assignment was as chaplain and teacher at Assumption High School and associate pastor at Our Lady Queen of Heaven, both in Wisconsin Rapids. He moved to Ss. Peter and Paul, Wisconsin Rapids, on March 1, 2009. One year later he was appointed the parish’s administrator and installed as pastor by Bishop Callahan on Dec. 19, 2010.

Questions and Answer

What is Fr. Altman's status?
Fr. Altman is on administrative leave from his position as pastor of St. James the Less in La Crosse, Wisconsin pending the outcome of a Canon law case filed with the Vatican.
Where is Fr. Altman living?
Fr. Altman is living with his parents in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. His mailing address is PO Box 636, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
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