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I, The Most Reverend Glen John Provost, Bishop of Lake Charles, hereby announce the pastoral assignments for the Year Two thousand and Seventeen for the Diocese of Lake Charles, Louisiana:

Effective July 1, 2017:

Rev. Jude Fernando, TOR - Pastor, St. Joseph, Welsh and Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Jennings  and its mission of St. Peter Claver, Iowa.

The Very Rev. Aubrey Guilbeau - Pastor, St. Theodore, Moss Bluff and continues as Vicar for Clergy for the Diocese of Lake Charles. Completes his service as Dean of the West Deanery.

Rev. Gijo Ikkaramattom, HGN - Pastor, Immaculate Conception, Sulphur
Rev. Arvind Minz, HGN - Pastor, St. Peter the Apostle and its mission of Our Lady of  the Assumption, Johnson Bayou.

Rev. John Payne, JCL - Pastor, St. John Vianney, Bell City and is appointed Judge for the Diocesan Tribunal.
Rev. Vincent Vadakkedath - Pastor, Our Lady of LaSalette, DeQuincy.


Rev. Matthew Cormier - Parochial Vicar, St. Henry, Lake Charles.

Rev. Paul Jussen, M.S. - Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Prompt Succor, Sulphur,

Rev. Ruben Villarreal, JCL - Judge, Diocesan Tribunal and Priest in Residence at Immaculate Conception, Sulphur.
Rev. Edward Richard, M.S. - Dean of the West Deanery

Rev. D. B. Thompson - Further Studies in Canon Law at Catholic University of America.

Rev. Trey Ange - Parochial Vicar, Our Lady Queen of Heaven, Lake Charles
Signed by our hand and that of our Chancellor, given on this 3rd day of the month of June in the Year of our Lord, 2017.






The Most Reverend Glen John Provost 
Bishop of Lake Charles   




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