Bishop John Noonan is pleased to announce the following appointments:
- Reverend Fred Ruse is appointed pastor pro-tem of Church of Our Savior, Cocoa Beach, effective March 1, 2016.
- Reverend Glenn Charest is appointed pastor of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Lake Wales, effective March 13, 2016.
Bishop John Noonan accepts the retirement of Reverend Robert Brown, pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Orlando, effective May 23, 2016.
Bishop John Noonan accepts the retirement of Reverend Robert Hoeffner, pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Palm Bay, effective June 30, 2016.
The following jubilarians will be recognized at the Chrism Mass on Wednesday, March 23, 6:30 p.m. at St. James Cathedral:
- Father Jose Bautista (St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kissimmee)
- Father Percival DeVera (St. Anthony Catholic Church, Lakeland)
- Father George John, M.S.T. (St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Orlando)
- Father Kevin MacDonald, C.Ss.R. (Sacred Heart Catholic Church, New Smyrna Beach)
- Father Ramon (Alfredo) Ortiz (St. Peter’s in Deland and San Jose Mission)
- Father Vincenzo Ronchi, C.S. (Resurrection Catholic Church, Winter Garden)
- Father Edward Benitez (retired)
- Father Robert Brown (St. Joseph Catholic Church, Orlando)
- Father Norman Farland, M.S. (Centro Guadalupano, Wahneta)
- Father Robert Fucheck (retired)
- Father Nicholas King (St. Mary Catholic Church, Rockledge)
- Father Terry Niziolek, M.S. (Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Orlando)
- Father James Queen (St. Brendan Catholic Church, Ormond Beach)
- Father Francis Zammit (retired)