Father Kevin Magner was appointed parochial administrator of Immaculate Conception in Lonsdale, effective Jan. 17. Since he was ordained in May 2003, he has served at Our Lady of Grace in Edina, St. Charles Borromeo in St. Anthony, St. John the Evangelist in Hopkins and St. Anne in Hamel.
Father Troy Przybilla was named director of the archdiocesan Vocations Office and Father Peter Williams was named director of the Institute for Ongoing Clergy Formation, both effective Jan. 15.
They are among the four priests and one deacon who are receiving new assignments from Archbishop John Nienstedt.
Father Paul Kammen was named parochial administrator for St. Hubert in Chanhassen.
Father Kammen, who was ordained in May 2007, has been serving as an assistant pastor at St. Hubert. He previously served as assistant pastor at Holy Name in Medina.
Archbishop John C. Nienstedt, archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, announced the appointment of Father David McCauley, as interim director of the Minnesota Catholic Conference, effective Nov. 9, 2010.