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DIOCESAN CLERGY APPOINTMENTS
Bishop Steven J Raica announces the following appointments effective July 1, 2020 unless otherwise noted.
Reverend Raymond Cotter – from Pastor of Christ the King Parish, Acme to senior priest status.
Reverend Chris Jarvis – from parochial vicar of St Ann, Cadillac; St Stephen, Lake City; St Theresa, Manton; St Edward, Harietta, to administrator of Christ the King, Acme. Fr Jarvis will continue as Assistant Vocation Director for the Diocese of Gaylord.
Deacon Alex Kowalkowski – upon his ordination to the Priesthood on June 20, 2020, will be assigned as Parochial Vicar of St Ann, Cadillac; St Stephen, Lake City; St Theresa, Manton; St Edward, Harietta.
Mr. Michael Lingaur - upon his ordination to the Diaconate on June 20, 2020, will provide pastoral service as Deacon at St Joseph (Mapleton), Traverse City before returning to studies at Mundelein Seminary near Chicago, IL in the fall.
Please keep all involved in your prayers; God bless!