Bishop announces local priest assignments, retirements

In a press release by the Catholic Globe, Bishop Walker Nickless has announced the retirement of four priests and the assignment of 38 priests.

Local priest assignments include:

Father Richard A. Ball, pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Ida Grove, St. Martin Parish in Odebolt and Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish in Holstein, is assigned pastor of St. Mary Parish in Danbury, St. Mary Parish in Mapleton, St. Mary Parish in Oto, St. Joseph Parish in Anthon and St. Mary Parish in Ute while remaining pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Ida Grove.

Father Joseph A. Dillinger, while remaining pastor of St. Mary Parish, Sac City; Sacred Heart Parish, Early and St. Joseph Parish, Wall Lake, is appointed pastor of St. Martin Parish, Odebolt.

Father Timothy A. Friedrichsen, while remaining pastor of St. Mary Parish in Storm Lake and St. Joseph Parish in Schaller, will serve as pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Early.

 

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