Official appointments from the Office of the Bishop
Reverend Jeremy Paulin, O.M.V., upon the presentation of his Provincial, is appointed Pastor of St. Mary Parish, Alton, effective June 9, 2017.
Reverend Scott Thelander, S.J.C., with the consent of his archbishop and superior general, is appointed “temporary” Priest Moderator of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish, Springfield, without prejudice to his appointment as Parochial Vicar of St. Katharine Drexel Parish, Springfield, and with residence at St. Katharine Drexel Parish, Springfield, effective May 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017. He is also granted the “powers and faculties of a pastor” to be exercised in that parish.
Deacon John Douglas Kay is appointed Associate Director for Ongoing Formation and Ministry of the Office for the Diaconate of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, while continuing his diaconal duties at Sacred Heart Parish, Effingham, effective July 1, 2017.
Reverend Clinton P. Honkomp, O.P., with the consent of his religious superior, concludes his appointment as Priest Moderator of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish, Springfield, while retaining his duties as Pastor of St. Aloysius Parish, Springfield, effective May 1, 2017.
Reverend John Paul Klein, O.M.V., with the assent of his religious superior, concludes his appointment as Pastor of St. Mary Parish, Alton, effective June 9, 2017.
Deacon John H. Murphy concludes his diaconal duties at Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, Bethalto, effective March 31, 2017.