Born in Monroe and having attended Catholic schools in Monroe and Shreveport, Fr. Richter was appointed pastor of Jesus the Good Shepherd on July 1, 2011. He has three brothers and ten nephews and nieces.
He attended seminaries in Erlanger KY, Rome Italy, and Dallas TX. His degrees are Bachelor of Science in Philosophy, Master in Theology, and Licentiate in Canon Law.
He was ordained on June 7, 1986 at St. John Berchmans Cathedral.
Fr. Richter served as parochial vicar of Christ the King in Bossier City and St. John Berchmans Cathedral in Shreveport, then as pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Shreveport and St. Joseph in Zwolle. He has also served in a number of diocesan positions.
2510 Emerson Street
Monroe, LA 71201
Phone Number: 318-325-7549
Fax Number: 318-322-6969