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In an effort to provide those who visit this site with up-to-date information regarding  events or stories of interest happening within the diocese, the Secretariat for Communications researches and prepares articles and news releases. 

Access to the most recent news is available under "News Headlines" on the home page.  Copies of old stories are available by accessing the Archives at the end of the News and Press Release section.

Appointment Announcements


Bishop Walter A. Hurley, Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Gaylord, has announced the following appointments:

Rev. Anthony J. Cureton is appointed full time Sacramental Minister to the parishes of St. James, Whittemore; St. Pius X, Hale; and St. Stephen, Skidway Lake. Father Cureton has been serving as Parochial Vicar at St. Philip Neri, Empire and St. Rita-St. Joseph, Maple City. This appointment is effective December 11, 2020.

Rev. Pablo Martinez, a member of the Neo-Catechumenal Way and priest of the Archdiocese of Newark, will complete his service in the Diocese of Gaylord on December 1, 2020.  Father Martinez has been serving as the Parochial Vicar at Divine Mercy, Manistee and providing leadership in the ministry to the Hispanic community. We are grateful for his years of service.

Mr. Robert Bowersox is appointed Director of Parish Life (otherwise known as Pastoral Administrator) of St. Mary of the Woods, Kalkaska and St. Aloysius, Fife Lake. This appointment is effective immediately.



File: Appointment Announcements 11-20-20

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