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I, The Most Reverend Glen John Provost, Bishop of Lake Charles, hereby announce the pastoral assignments for the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand and Nineteen for the Diocese of Lake Charles, Louisiana.


Effective July 1, 2019:

The Rev. Mr. Samuel Bond - Pastoral Summer Assignment to the Liturgical Institute of Chicago

The Rev. Mr. Andrew DeRouen - Pastoral Summer Assignment to Our Lady of Prompt Succor

The Rev. Mr. Joseph Caraway - Pastoral Summer Assignment to St. Henry

The Rev. Mr. Levi Thompson - Pastoral Summer Assignment to Our Lady Queen of Heaven

The Very Rev. William Elder - Reappointed as Judicial Vicar

The Very Rev. Ruben Villarreal - Vice Chancellor/Secretary Adjutant continuing as Tribunal Judge and Chaplain to St. Louis Catholic High School

The Very Rev. Ruben Buller - Vicar General Diocese of Lake Charles with concentration on Administration

The Rev. Msgr. Daniel Torres - Continuing as Vicar General with concentration on Pastoral Ministry

The Rev. Michael Caraway - Parochial Vicar Our Lady of Prompt Succor

Effective August 15, 2019:

The Rev. D.B. Thompson - Pastor Sacred Heart of Jesus, Creole; Our Lady Star of the Sea, Cameron; and Rector of the Historic Shrine in Cameron; Tribunal of the Diocese of Lake Charles; Sacramental Ministry to the Diocesan Hispanic Community


Signed by our hand and that of our Chancellor, on this 29th day of the month of June, the Solemnity of St. Peter and St. Paul, in the Year of our Lord, 2019.







The Most Reverend Glen John Provost
Bishop of Lake Charles






Reverend Deacon George Stearns


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