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Clergy moves announced for Regina archdiocese

By Frank Flegel


REGINA — Two priests are returning from visits to their home countries this year and will resume duties in the Regina archdiocese. Rev. Andrew Pawlowicz returns from Poland and becomes administrator for the parishes of Our Lady of Victories, Esterhazy; St. Wenceslaus, Gerald; and St. Michael at Bangor. Rev. Anthony Padayatty, HGN, returns from India to become administrator for the parishes of St. Anne’s, Gull Lake; and St. Joseph, Cabri.

Rev. Valentine Amobi moves from Esterhazy to be administrator for the parishes of Sacred Heart, Raymore; Our Lady of Lourdes, Govan; St. Patrick’s, Nokomis; St. Mary Hungarian, Quinton; Immaculate Conception, Quinton; Mary Queen of All Hearts, Lestock; and the reserves of Day Star, Gordons, Kawacatoose and Muskowekwan-Kateri Place.

Msgr. Reymundo Asis leaves Southey to become administrator of Christ the Redeemer, Swift Current. Rev. Francis (Prince) Kurisinkal moves to Southey from Gull Lake to become administrator for the parishes of St. James, Southey; St. Patrick, Cupar; St. John the Baptist, Dysart; St. Rita, Dysart, and St. Pius X, Piapot Reserve.

Rev. Gerry Bauche leaves St. Vincent de Paul, Weyburn, and moves up the road to Wilcox as administrator for St. Augustine and chaplain for Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, also in Wilcox. Rev. Francis Plaparampil leaves Raymore and moves to Weyburn as administrator of St. Vincent de Paul Parish and St. Mary’s, Tribune.

Rev. Ferdinand Eusebio comes from Philippines as associate priest at Regina’s Resurrection Parish.

Rev. Thomas Nguyen remains as director of the Regina Marriage Tribunal and takes on additional duties in sacramental ministry at Holy Rosary Cathedral and chaplain for the RCMP Depot.

Rev. Thuy Nguyen leaves his role as associate pastor at St, John the Baptist, Estevan, to become associate priest at Holy Family in Regina.

Rev. Jose Periyilkatte takes over as administrator for Little Flower in Regina and Rev. Richard Jasiak, MSF, moves from Swift Current to become administrator at Holy Cross. Little Flower and Holy Cross each now have full-time priests. Periyilkatte was also responsible for Little Flower.

Rev. Maurice Minne comes out of retirement at Gravelbourg to provide sacramental ministry for St. Joseph, Hodgeville; and St. Charles, Coderre for one year.

Rev. Rene Mangahas remains as administrator for St. Joseph, Whitewood; Holy Name of Mary, Broadview; and St. Elizabeth, Stockholm for one year.

Rev. Thomas Mutavanattu takes on the duties of administrator of St. Paul’s on the Sakimay Reserve in addition to his current appointment in Grayson.

All appointments are for six years unless otherwise noted, and are effective August 1.

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