One new chaplain and three religious priests appointed

| July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Four priests have been given assignments in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

Father Matthew Ehmke, a former member of the Crosier order who recently became a diocesan priest, was nam­ed to serve as a full-time chaplain at St. Therese Nursing Home in Hop­kins, effective July 10. Most recently, he served at Our Lady of Grace in Edina.

Three Redemptorist priests were named to serve at St. Alphonsus in Brooklyn Center, beginning Mon­day, Aug. 1. Father Peter Connolly was named pastor. Father Tuan Nguyen and Father Steven Nyl will serve as associate priests.


Archbishop John C. Nienstedt has made the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis:

Effective July 10, 2011:

Rev. Matthew Ehmke, full-time chaplain, St. Therese Nursing Home, Hopkins.

Effective Aug. 1, 2011:

Rev. Peter W. Connolly, CSsR, pastor, Saint Alphonsus, Brooklyn Center.

Rev. Tuan Nguyen, CSsR, associate priest, Saint Alphonsus, Brook­lyn Center.

Rev. Steven Nyl, CSsR, associate priest, Saint Alphonsus, Brooklyn Center.

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