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The Most Reverend Glen John Provost, Bishop of Lake Charles, hereby announces the pastoral assignments for the Year Two Thousand and Twenty for the Diocese of Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Effective July 1, 2020:

The Rev. Sam (Trey) Ange — Parochial Vicar, Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Jennings

The Rev. Bino Francis Poovannikunnel, M.S. — Parochial Vicar, St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Parish, Carlyss

The Very Rev. Ruben Buller — Director, Vianney House, Lake Charles, and continuing as Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia

The Rev. Paul Jussen  — Pastor, Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Lake Charles

The Rev. Nathan Long — Pastor, St. Margaret of Scotland Parish, Lake Charles, and continuing as Rector of St. Louis Catholic High School

The Rev. Whitney Miller — Pastor, St. Philip Neri Parish, Kinder

The Reverend Deacon Brian Soileau — Director of Saint Charles Center with Camp Karol

The Very Rev. Keith Pellerin — Pastor, Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Jennings, and continuing as Dean of the East Deanery

The Very Rev. Ruben Villarreal — Judicial Vicar, Diocesan Tribunal, and continuing as Vice-Chancellor, Secretary-Adjutant to the Bishop, and Chaplain at St. Louis Catholic High School


Signed by our hand and that of our Chancellor, on this second day of June in the Year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Twenty.




+The Most Reverend Glen John Provost      
Bishop of Lake Charles 



The 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 ordinations, Saturday, June 27.]


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