Official appointments

The Most Reverend R. Walker Nickless, Bishop of Sioux City, hereby announces the following appointments:

EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2015:

Deacon Dan Carney, Parochial Deacon for Holy Trinity Parish, Fort Dodge, renewed for a three-year term ending 30 June 2018.

Deacon Jorge Fernandez, Parochial Deacon for Cathedral of the Epiphany Parish, Sioux City, renewed for a three-year term ending 30 June 2018.

Deacon Paul Kestel, Parochial Deacon for St. Mary’s Parish, Storm Lake, and St. Joseph’s Parish, Schaller, renewed for a three-year term ending 30 June 2018.

Deacon John Rudd, Parochial Deacon for St. Patrick’s Parish, Estherville, and Immaculate Conception Parish, Graettinger, renewed for a three-year term ending 30 June 2018.

EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 7, 2015:

REVEREND FATHER MARK J. STOLL, from Pastor of Saint Michael Parish in Kingsley and Immaculate Conception Parish in Moville, to granted a sabbatical leave to participate in the Retreat & Renewal program at the Shalom Center in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

VERY REVEREND FATHER BRADLEY C. PELZEL, while remaining Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia for the Diocese of Sioux City and Assistant Sacramental Minister to the Hispanic parishioners of St. Mary Parish, Rock Valley, is appointed the Administrator of Immaculate Conception Parish in Moville and St. Michael Parish in Kingsley.

EFFECTIVE Aug. 1, 2015:

REVEREND FATHER TIMOTHY R. SCHOTT, retired, is appointed senior priest/part-time parochial vicar of Holy Spirit Parish in Carroll and Saint Mary Parish in Willey.

Most Reverend R. Walker Nickless, Bishop of Sioux City

Deacon David A. Lopez, Ph.D., Chancellor

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