Official appointments from the Office of the Bishop
Reverend Paul A. Habing is appointed temporary Parochial Administrator of St. Jerome Parish, Troy, of St. Elizabeth Parish, Marine, and of St. James Parish, St. Jacob, while retaining his duties as Area Hispanic Minister and his residence at St. Elizabeth Parish, Marine, effective Oct. 24, 2016.
Very Reverend Jeffrey H. Goeckner, V.F. is appointed temporary Canonical Administrator of St. John Neumann School, Maryville, while retaining his duties as Pastor of St. Boniface Parish, Edwardsville, as Dean of the Alton Deanery, and as Chaplain and President of Father McGivney High School, Glen Carbon, effective Oct. 24, 2016.
Reverend Alan M. Hunter is granted medical leave status for reasons of health, relieving him of his duties as Pastor of St. Jerome Parish, Troy, of St. Elizabeth Parish, Marine, and of St. James Parish, St. Jacob, and as Canonical Administrator of St. John Neumann School, Maryville, effective Oct. 24, 2016, until such time as he receives medical clearance to return to active duty.
Reverend John Patrick Day, C.P., with the consent of his religious superior, concludes his appointment as Parochial Vicar of Holy Ghost Parish, Jerseyville, of St. Mary Parish, Fieldon, of St. Francis Xavier Parish, Jerseyville, and of St. Patrick Parish, Grafton, thereby concluding his faculties in this diocese, effective Nov. 2, 2016.