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Official Appointments

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Official appointments from the Office of the Bishop

Pastor

Reverend John M. Titus is appointed Pastor of St. Columcille Parish, Sullivan, while retaining his duties as Pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish, Mattoon, with residence at Immaculate Conception Parish, Mattoon, effective July 1, 2016.

Parochial Administrator

Reverend Albert F. Allen is appointed Parochial Administrator of Ss. Peter and Paul Parish, Alton, while retaining his duties as Pastor of St. Cecilia Parish, Glen Carbon, with continued residence at St. Cecilia Parish, Glen Carbon, effective July 1, 2016.

Parochial Vicar

Reverend Valery Burusu, a priest from the Diocese of Nyundo, Rwanda, with the assent of his archbishop, is appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Mary Parish, Taylorville, of St. Rita Parish, Kincaid, and of Holy Trinity Parish, Stonington, with residence at St. Mary Parish, Taylorville, effective July 1, 2016. He is also granted the faculties of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois effective July 1, 2016 and continuing for the duration of his residence in this diocese.

Reverend John Patrick Day, C.P., with the assent of his religious superior, is appointed Parochial Vicar of Holy Family Parish, Granite City, and of St. Mary and St. Mark Parish, Madison, with residence at St. Mary and St. Mark Parish, Madison, effective July 1, 2016. He is also granted the faculties of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois effective July 1, 2016 and continuing for the duration of his residence in this diocese.

Reverend Jason P. Stone is appointed Parochial Vicar of Ss. Peter and Paul Parish, Alton, from Parochial Vicar of Holy Family Parish, Granite City, and of St. Mary and St. Mark Parish, Madison, effective July 1, 2016.

Pastor Emeritus

Reverend John E. Sohm is appointed Pastor Emeritus of St. Columcille Parish, Sullivan, from Parochial Administrator of the same, with residence at St. Columcille Parish, Sullivan, effective July 1, 2016.

Permanent Deacon

Deacon Dennis W. Baker is appointed to assist the pastor of Ss. Mary and Joseph Parish, Carlinville, of Ss. Simon and Jude Parish, Gillespie, and of St. Joseph Parish, Benld, from assisting the pastor of Holy Cross Parish, Auburn, of Sacred Heart Parish, Virden, and of St. Patrick Parish, Girard, effective July 1, 2016.

Faculties

Reverend Robert Morin, O.M.I., upon presentation by his religious superior, is granted the faculties of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois effective Aug. 1, 2016 and continuing for the duration of his residence in this diocese.

Appointment Concluded

Reverend Thaddeus Adukus concludes his appointment as Chaplain of Memorial Hospital, Springfield, effective July 1, 2016.

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