Father John Rice is appointed chaplain to Council No. 594 of the Knights of Columbus for the Fraternal Year 2016-2017, effective immediately. This is in addition to his current assignment as pastor of St. Francis Xavier Parish, Parkersburg, and St. Monica Parish, Lubeck.

With permission from Bishop Joji Govindu of the Diocese of Nalgonda, India, Father Sravan Kumar Reddimasu is appointed temporary administrator of St. Vincent de Paul Parish, New Martinsville, and St. Joseph Parish, Proctor, with residence at the parish rectory in New Martinsville, effective July 11, 2016-October 12, 2016.

Other appointments:

Mrs. Lisa Cline Kukura is appointed to a three-year term on the Diocesan School Board, effective immediately and ending June 30, 2019.