Bishop Mark Hagemoen has announced a second round of pastoral appointments and changes in assignments for parishes across the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon for the upcoming ministry year. Most changes take effect Aug. 1, 2023.
RELATED: The latest update follows a first round of appointments announced earlier in June: Link to ARTICLE.
“We continue to wait and pray for the international clergy who have been invited to serve with the Diocese of Saskatoon. We will announce further appointments and arrival details in due course.” said Bishop Mark Hagemoen in a letter sent to parishes and diocesan leaders June 23, 2023.
Fr. John Ezeoruonye, who has been serving as associate pastor at Humboldt, Muenster, Pilger and Burr parishes, will now serve as associate pastor at Holy Spirit Parish in Saskatoon, alongside pastor Fr. Joseph Salihu.
Fr. Paul Oshin, who has been serving northern parishes in the Archdiocese of Keewatin-Le Pas will return to the Roman Cahtolic Diocese of Saskatoon to serve as pastor of St. Peter Parish, Muenster; St. Scholastica Parish, Burr; and Holy Trinity Parish, Pilger.
Fr. Greg Smith-Windsor, who has been serving as pastor at Lanigan and LeRoy, will now be serving as Pastor of St. Aloysius Parish, Allan; St. Mary Parish, Colonsay; and St. Alphonse Parish, Viscount. He will also continue to pursue further studies.
Fr. Andrew Wychucki, who has been serving as pastor at Allan, Colonsay and Viscount, will now be serving as associate pastor at St. Paul Co=Cathedral Parish in Saskatoon, alongside pastor/rector Fr. Stefano Penna.
Fr. Doug Jeffrey, OMI, is appointed as associate pastor at St. Philip Neri Parish in Saskatoon, serving alongside pastor Fr. Michael Dechant, OMI.
First-year theology student Huy Le is residing at Saint Anne Parish, Saskatooon, and working at the Saskatoon Friendship Inn for the summer season.