Bishop Franz Jung appointed Andreas Kneitz (35), parish vicar in the city parish of Schweinfurt Heilig Geist, as pastor of the parish communities ?? Heiliger Franziskus im Maintal, Zell am Main ?? with effect from September 1, 2021. and ?? Communio Sanctorum ?? Sankt Laurentius, Leinach ?? appointed, announced the press service of the episcopal ordinarian. These parish communities belong to the north-west sector of the urban area of Würzburg, which also includes the parish communities ?? Dürrbachtal, Würzburg ??, ?? Güntersleben ?? Thüngersheim ?? and the individual parish Veitshöchheim belong.
Kneitz was born in 1985 in Würzburg and comes from Rimpar. After graduating from the Riemenschneider-Gymnasium in Würzburg, he studied theology in Würzburg and Friborg in Switzerland from 2005. Bishop Friedhelm Hofmann consecrated him as a priest on May 26, 2012 in the abbey church in Münsterschwarzach. After that Kneitz was initially as a chaplain in the parish community Oberleichtersbach / Schondra.
In 2012 he moved to the Knetzgau parish community. In 2015 he became parish vicar in the parish community? Schweinfurt-Zentrum: Heilig Geist ?? Saint Kilian ?? Saint Michael ??. On May 25, 2017, Bishop Hofmann established the individual parish of Schweinfurt (previously the Deanery of Schweinfurt-Stadt). Since then Kneitz has been vicar of the city parish of Schweinfurt Heilig Geist.