New assignments announced for priests

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Official

His Excellency, the Most Reverend  John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

Effective March 31, 2012

Rev. James Kelleher, SOLT, permission to exercise ministry in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis from March 28th to November 7th, 2012. Father Kelleher will be working with Rev. John Paul Erickson, Director of Worship, to plan two major rosary processions during that time, and this work will take him to various parishes and institutions in the Archdiocese.

Effective April 3, 2012

Rev. Andrew McAlpin, OP, granted the faculties of the Archdiocese for as long as he remains a priest in good standing with the Dominican Order.

Effective June 15, 2012

Rev. Thomas Fitzgerald, accepted resignation as pastor of the Church of Saint Gene­vieve of Centerville, Minnesota, and granted the status of a retired priest.

Rev. Gregory Esty, appointed pastor of the Church of Saint Genevieve of Centerville, Minnesota, and the Church of Saint John Baptist (Hugo).

Effective July 1, 2012

Rev. John Ubel, accepted resignation as the pastor of the Church of Saint Agnes of Saint Paul, Minnesota, and appointed Rector of the Cathedral of Saint Paul, and pastor of the Cathedral of Saint Paul parish.

Rev. Mark Moriarty, accepted resignation as pastor of the Catholic Church of Mary Queen of Peace in Rogers, and appointed Pastor of the Church of Saint Agnes of Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Rev. Joseph Johnson, accepted resignation as rector of the Cathedral of Saint Paul and pastor of the Cathedral parish, and appointed Pastor of the Church of the Holy Family of Saint Louis Park.

Rev. Patrick Kennedy, accepted resignation as pastor of the Church of Pax Christi of Eden Prairie, and granted permission to serve in the Diocese of Tucson for a period of two years.

 

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