2019 Priest Assignments & Transfers

Bishop Boyea announces the following priest assignments and transfers, to take effect Wednesday, June 26, 2019 unless otherwise noted:

Fr. William Lugger, to Senior Priest Status, effective September 4, 2019

Fr. Karl Pung, Administrator of St. Casimir, effective September 4, 2019, in addition to continuing responsibilities

Deacon Wayne Corrion, Administrator of Sts. Mary and Joseph, Durand and Gaines, effective June 26th

Fr. William Wegher, Sacramental Ministry, Sts. Mary and Joseph, Durand and Gaines, effective June 26th

Fr. Robert Roggenbuck, leave of absence, effective immediately

Rev Bob Bacik, Administrator to Pastor of St. Isidore, Laingsburg and Holy Family, Ovid

Rev Gerald Gawronski from Missionary at the Service of the Patriarch of Babylon to Parochial Vicar in the Catholic Community of Flint (effective August 1, 2019)

Rev Todd Koenigsknecht, Administrator to Pastor of Sacred Heart, Hudson and St. Mary on the Lake, Manitou Beach

Rev Michael Newman, OSFS, Pastor of Holy Family, Adrian (effective August 17, 2019)

Rev Dan Westermann, from Administrator of Ss Mary and Joseph, Durand to Pastor of St. John the Baptist, Ypsilanti

Rev John Linden, from Diocesan Director of Vocations to Pastor of St. Andrew Parish, Saline

Rev Shaun Lowery, from Parochial Vicar for St Francis of Assisi Parish, Ann Arbor to Pastor of St Mary Magdalen Parish, Brighton

Rev Vincent Richardson, from Parochial Vicar for St Gerard Parish, Lansing, to Administrator of Cristo Rey Parish, Lansing

Rev John Whitlock, from Spiritual Director of Saint John Vianney College Seminary, St Paul, Minnestoa to Diocesan Director of Vocations

Rev Prabhu Lakra, to Parochial Vicar of St. Gerard Parish, Lansing

Rev Anthony Smela, from Parochial Vicar of St Thomas the Apostle Parish, Ann Arbor, to Parochial Vicar of St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Ann Arbor

Reverend David Howell, from Pastor of St. Mary Magdalen Parish, Brighton, to Senior Priest Status and in residence at St. Mark Parish, Grand Blanc.

Reverend Fred Thelen, from Pastor of Cristo Rey Parish, Lansing, to Senior Priest Status.