Bishop Joseph E. Strickland has announced the following assignments for priests of the Diocese of Tyler.
The assignments are effective on the dates indicated below. To see previous assignments made this summer, see this post.
Effective June 20
Reverend Devaraj ARULAPPA as parochial vicar of Sacred Heart, Nacogdoches.
Effective July 3
Reverend Carlos RANGEL as parochial vicar of Sacred Heart, Nacogdoches.
Reverend Jose MARIN as parochial vicar of St. Joseph, Marshall, and priest-in-charge of San Pedro the Fisherman, Tatum.
Reverend Ruben FIGUEROA as priest-in-residence at St. Peter the Apostle, Mineola (while continuing ministry at Casa Betania).
Reverend Susai AVULA as administrator of St. Augustine, San Augustine, while remaining pastor of St. Puis I, Hemphill (Spanish ministry provided by Sacred Heart, Nacogdoches).
Reverend Mr. Josh NEU as parochial vicar of Our Lady of Victory, Paris (upon priestly ordination June 27).
Reverend Mr. George ELLIOTT as parochial vicar of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Diboll (upon priestly ordination June 27).
Reverend Mr. Nelson MUNOZ as parochial vicar of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Tyler (upon priestly ordination June 27).
Retirement from Active Ministry
Reverend Monsignor Theodore RYDELEK, effective July 3 (will reside in Jewett, Texas).