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Clergy Appointments

Posted on December 24, 2021 in: News, Vocations

Clergy Appointments

 
The Most Reverend Michael R. Cote, D. D., Bishop of Norwich, has made the following clergy and diocesan appointments in the Diocese of Norwich

 

Reverend Lawrence J. Barile, newly ordained, to Parochial Vicar,
Blessed Sacrament Parish-Rockville and Tolland.
Effective: December 17, 2021.

 

Reverend George Busto, from Parochial Vicar, Blessed Sacrament
Parish- Rockville and Tolland, to Parochial Vicar, Our Lady Queen of Peace
Parish-Coventry and Storrs.
Effective: January 10, 2022.

 

Reverend Jeffrey Ellis, from Full-time Studies in Canon Law, to
Defender of the Bond for the Diocesan Tribunal and Parochial Vicar, Saint
Michael Parish-Pawcatuck, North Stonington, Stonington.
Effective: January 10, 2022.

 

Reverend Peter J. Langevin, Chancellor


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