Priest Assignments: Jan. 2, 2019

After due consultation and prayerful reflection, and in order to provide for the proper care of souls entrusted to him, Bishop Joseph E. Strickland is pleased to announce the following pastoral assignments and appointments for the Diocese of Tyler.

Administrator

Rev. Nolan Lowry, STL, appointed Parish Administrator of Mary Queen of Heaven Parish in Malakoff. Father Lowry remains Pastor of St. Edward Parish in Athens. Effective Jan. 8, 2019. 

Parochial Vicar

Rev. Daniel Oghenerukevwe appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph Parish in Marshall and Immaculate Conception Parish in Jefferson, and to assist in pastoral care of St. Lawrence of Brindisi in Waskom (from Parochial Vicar of St. Matthew Parish in Longview). Effective Jan. 1, 2019.

Other

Rev. Bernard Boteju granted temporary medical leave (from Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph Parish in Marshall and Immaculate Conception Parish in Jefferson and assisting in pastoral care of St. Lawrence of Brindisi in Waskom). Effective Jan. 1, 2019.

Rev. Morgan White, STL, granted personal leave to care for family member (from Pastor of Mary Queen of Heaven in Malakoff). Effective Jan. 8, 2019.

Pastoral Note

A parochial vicar will be assigned to assist in Athens and Malakoff in early 2019.