His Excellency, the Most Reverend John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.
Effective July 1, 2013
Reverend Bruce Peterson, accepted resignation as Pastor of the Churches of the Holy Trinity in Goodhue, St. Columbkill of Belle Creek, and St. Mary of Belvidere (Bellechester), and granted the status of a retired priest.
Effective July 3, 2013
Reverend Peter Bauknecht, FSSP, appointed pastor of the Church of All Saints, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Reverend Simon Harkins, FSSP, appointed to serve ad nutum episcopi as parochial vicar of the Church of All Saints, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Effective July 15, 2013
Reverend Gregory Cholewa, OMI, appointed pastor of the Church of Saint Casimir of Saint Paul, Minnesota, and the Church of Saint Patrick of Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Reverend Robert Morin, OMI, granted faculties of the Archdiocese while in residence and assigned to itinerant preaching ministry for the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate.
Effective September 6, 2013
Reverend Stanislaw Michalek, SChr., appointed to serve “ad nutum episcopi” as parochial vicar of the Church of the Holy Cross of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Reverend Shane Campbell, granted excardination upon incardination into the Diocese of Bismarck on June 13, 2013.
The following will take effect on July 1, 2013
- Canonical merger of the Church of the Holy Cross of Minneapolis, St. Anthony of Padua, of Minneapolis, The Church of Saint Clement, and Church of Saint Hedwig of Minneapolis. The name of canonically merged parish is Church of the Holy Cross of Minneapolis.
- Canonical merger of The Church of the Holy Trinity in Goodhue, the Church of St. Columbkill, of Belle Creek, and The Church of St. Mary, of Belvidere (Bellechester). The name of the canonically merged parish is The Church of the Holy Trinity.
- Canonical merger of The Church of St. John of St. Paul and The Church of Saint Pascal Baylon, St Paul. The name of the canonically merged parish is The Church of Saint Pascal Baylon, St. Paul.