Bishop Walkowiak celebrated installation Masses for two pastors in August and September:
Father Steven Geerling, appointed pastor of St. Bartholomew Parish (Newaygo) and St. Joseph Parish (White Cloud) effective July 1, was installed on Aug. 25 during the 9 a.m. Mass at St. Bartholomew and during the 11 a.m. Mass at St. Joseph. View photo album.
Father Ron Hutchinson, appointed pastor-rector of the Basilica of St. Adalbert-St. James, and St. Mary parishes (Grand Rapids) effective Aug. 1, was installed on Sept. 1 during 10:30 a.m. Mass at the Basilica. Father Ron continues in his role as diocesan director of continuing formation for clergy. View photo album.