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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 Nineteen for the Diocese of Lake Charles, Louisiana:

Effective July 1, 2019:

The Very Rev. Anthony Fontenot - Temporary Administrator of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Creole and Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Cameron

The Rev. Gali Pradeep, HGN - Pastor, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Welsh with the mission of St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, Iowa.                  

Rev. Louis Tigga, HGN  - Pastor, Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church, DeQuincy

Signed by our hand and that of our Chancellor, given on this 31st day of the month of May in the Year of our Lord, 2019.




The Most Reverend Glen John Provost           
Bishop of Lake Charles                   



Reverend Deacon George Stearns

[Please note:   This is the first of two announcements regarding assignments in the Diocese.   The second set of assignments will be announced at the time of the priesthood and diaconate ordination, Saturday, June 29.]


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