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Pastoral Formation Office
P.O. Box 1468
Cheyenne, WY 82003
307.638.1530 or 866.790.0014
Fax: 307.637.7936
Email Pastoral Office: jwotawa@dioceseofcheyenne.org

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Joe Wotawa, Director of Pastoral Formation

Originally from St. Louis, MO, Joe completed his undergraduate studies at St. Louis University, majoring in Philosophy and English. He recently completed his Master of Divinity. Joe has experience as a teacher, campus minister and coach in a Catholic High school and as a catechist in parishes. In addition, he was in formation with the Society of Jesus (i.e., Jesuits) for eleven years. In his spare time, Joe enjoys reading, creative writing, running, and protecting the net for his soccer team.

Maria Ward, Assistant Director of Pastoral Formation

Maria WardMaria serves as the Assistant Director of Pastoral Ministries. Her primary responsibilities include marriage and family life, young adult ministry, and youth ministry. She has been married to Tyler since 2015 and enjoys doing triathlons and gardening in her spare time. Contact Maria at mward@dioceseofcheyenne.org