News Notes – April 10, 2014

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Cretin-Derham Hall names new president

The board of directors of Cretin-Derham Hall in St. Paul and the school’s co-sponsors — the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and the Brothers of the Christian Schools — have announced that Frank Miley will serve as president of the high school effective July 1, 2015.

He will succeed Richard Engler, who is retiring in July 2015 following 25 years of service to the school. During the 2014-2015 school year, Miley, who has served as the school’s director of development for the last five years, will serve as executive vice-president.

Miley holds a current Minnesota attorney license, as well as K-12 principal and teaching licenses. He taught religion from 1985 to 1995 at St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights while attending William Mitchell College of Law part time. Previously, he has served as an assistant county attorney for Ramsey County, president of Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria and vice president for strategic planning and administration at William Mitchell College of Law.

Archbishop has Mass for deploying soldiers

Archbishop John Nienstedt presided at a special Mass and deployment ceremony for the 34th Combat Aviation Brigade and their families April 6 at St. Joseph, West St. Paul. Father Michael Creagan, chaplain for the Minnesota National Guard unit and pastor of St. Joseph, was the homilist, and presented prayer coins to the soldiers.

Command Sgt. Maj. James Kampsen, of the 34th Combat Aviation Brigade, receives a prayer coin from Chaplain Capt. Michael Creagan, pastor at St. Joseph, West St. Paul April 6. Photo by Spc. Jess Nemec

Command Sgt. Maj. James Kampsen, of the 34th Combat Aviation Brigade, receives a prayer coin from Chaplain Capt. Michael Creagan, pastor at St. Joseph, West St. Paul April 6. Photo by Spc. Jess Nemec

The 34th Combat Aviation Brigade supports the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division and the State of Minnesota by providing aviation assets for both federal and state active duty missions. They will be deployed to Kuwait this summer.

From right, Chaplain Maj. Richard Rittmaster sits with Staff Sgt. Steve Howe and Master Sgt. Tim Mellen during the Mass. Photo by Spc. Jess Nemec

From right, Chaplain Maj. Richard Rittmaster sits with Staff Sgt. Steve Howe and Master Sgt. Tim Mellen during the Mass. Photo by Spc. Jess Nemec

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