Bishop Boyea announces the following pastoral assignments and transfers, effective Wednesday, June 28, 2017 (unless otherwise noted):
Rev John Bosco - from Pastor of St Mary Parish, Morrice to Senior Priest status;
Rev Thomas Firestone - to Pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Flint. Fr Firestone continues as Pastor of St John Vianney Parish, St Mary Parish, St Matthew Parish, and St Michael Parish, all in Flint;
Rev Roy Horning - to Pastor of St Mary Parish, Mt Morris. Fr Horning continues as Pastor of Holy Rosary Parish, Flint.
Rev Zachary Mabee - from Parochial Vicar of St John Vianney, Flint to Chaplain of Camp Sancta Maria, Gaylord (until August 20, 2017). In late September, Father Mabee will return to the Gregorian University in Rome to finish his STL;
Rev Tom Nenneau - from Pastor of St Mary Parish, Mt Morris to Senior Priest status;
Rev Karl Pung - from Pastor of St Patrick, Brighton to Rector of St Mary Cathedral, Lansing;
Rev Pieter vanRooyen - returning from studies in Rome to the Faculty of Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit and weekend sacramental ministry to St. Joseph, Ypsilanti;
Deacon Stan Kukla to remain as administrator of St. Joseph, Ypsilanti;
Rev Bernard Reilly - from Rector of St Mary Cathedral, Lansing to Senior Priest status.