Bishop Walkowiak announces the following pastoral appointments effective July 1, 2020:

Father Stephen Durkee,
director of priestly vocations for the diocese, in residence at St. Pius X Parish in Grandville.

Following the the presbyteral ordination on June 6, 2020, and also effective July 1:

Deacon Dominic T. Couturier (soon to be Father Couturier)
is appointed parochial vicar of St. Robert of Newminster Parish in Ada.


Deacon Michael Goodwin
Deacon Michael J. Goodwin (soon to be Father Goodwin)
is appointed parochial vicar of St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Grand Rapids.


Deacon Daniel R. Orris Jr. (soon to be Father Orris)
is appointed parochial vicar of St. Jude Parish in Grand Rapids.


Deacons Couturier, Goodwin and Orris will be ordained priests for the diocese on June 6. Details

Msgr. R. Louis Stasker was appointed canonical administrator of Ss. Peter & Paul Parish in Grand Rapids effective May 22. Read more.