The Most Reverend Robert W. Marshall, Jr., Bishop of Alexandria, has made the following clergy appointments:
The following appointments are effective on July 1, 2021.
Father Wade DeCoste is appointed Pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Winnfield.
Father Peter Faulk is appointed Pastoral Administrator of St. Margaret Church, Boyce, St. Cyril Chapel, Flatwoods and St. Margaret Mary Chapel, Gorum, while retaining his position as Judicial Vicar of the Diocese of Alexandria.
Father Daniel Hart is appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Rita Church, Alexandria.
Father Peter Kuligowski is granted permission to extend his leave of absence.
Father Luke LaFleur is appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph Church, Marksville, while retaining his position as Director of Vocations.
Father Paul LaPalme is re-appointed Pastor of Mary, Mother of Jesus Church, Woodworth.
Father Dale Meade, currently Pastor of St. Mary Church, Winnsboro, and St. John Chapel, Columbia, is also appointed Pastoral Administrator of St. William Chapel, Olla.
Father Marc Noel is appointed Pastor of St. Martin Church, Lecompte and Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Forest Hill.
Father Jose Pallipurath is appointed Pastor of Holy Cross Church, Natchitoches.
Father Taylor Reynolds is appointed Pastoral Administrator of St. Joseph Church, St. Joseph, and St. Francis of Assisi Church, Waterproof, while retaining his position as Ecclesiastical Judge of the Diocesan Tribunal.
Father Brian Seiler is appointed Pastor of Sacred Heart Church and Our Lady of Sorrows Church, both in Moreauville.
Father Adam Travis is granted a personal leave of absence.
The following appointment is effective on August 1, 2021.
Father John Brocato, presently on deployment with the Air National Guard, is appointed Pastoral Administrator of St. Joseph Church, Colfax, and St. Patrick Church, Montgomery, while retaining his commitment to the Air National Guard.
Father Jacob Thomas is granted permission to re-enter retirement.