On June 28, 2000, Father William Aitcheson was assigned as Administrator of St. John Bosco Catholic Church.
had previously been serving with other priests, in both St. Patrick Parish
in Chancellorsville, and St. Matthew Mission in Spotsylvania.
had lived near the Chancellorsville battlefield west of Fredericksburg, and his
love of the Civil War era was right at hand.
had on display in the rectory a wealth of original Civil War memorabilia, which he
had collected since his
Father Aitcheson served as Administrator of St. John Bosco Catholic Church until Bishop Paul S. Loverde appointed him as Pastor on January 5, 2002.
Father Aitcheson, Pastor of St. John Bosco Catholic Church, took a medical leave during the summer of 2005 and in October was reassigned as the Parochial Vicar in the St John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Warrenton, Virginia.
Father Wilhelm Ettner, who was assigned by the Bishop as Temporary Administrator of St. John Bosco Catholic Church during Father Aitcheson's leave, was then appointed as Administrator of the church when Father Aitcheson was reassigned.