Categories: General
      Date: Oct  1, 2020
     Title: Clergy Appointments

Bishop van Roijen announced the following clergy appointments to become effective on November 1, 2020.

Reverend Edward Terry retires from parish ministry to take up Hospital Ministry.

Reverend Lee Lainey concludes his ministry as Adminstrator of St. Ann's Parish, Codroy Valley and becomes Rector of the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer and of the Immaculate Conception and Administrator of All Hallows Parish, Corner Brook.

Reverend Andrew White concludes his ministry as Associate Pastor of St. Stephen's Parish, Stephenville and becomes the Pastor of St. Ann's Parish, Codroy Valley.

Reverend Vavathuraj Rayappan, H.G.N. concludes his ministry in Corner Brook and begins his temporary assignment as Associate Administrator of St. Stephen's Parish, Stephenville.

Please join Bishop Bart in praying that God will bless these priests and their parishioners during this time of transition and change.



Bishop van Roijen's letter to the parishes re appointments:

Reverend Edward Terry will retire from parish ministry as the rector of the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer and of the Immaculate Conception and Administrator of All HallowsParish, Corner Brook. In his semi-retirement he will take up Hospital Ministry. I am grateful toFather Terry for the generous service he has provided to the Cathedral Parish and All HallowsParish for the past seven years.

Reverend Lee Lainey will conclude his ministry as Administrator of St. Ann’s Parish, Codroy Valley and will begin his new assignment as Rector of the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer and of the Immaculate Conception and Administrator of All Hallows Parish. I am grateful to FatherLainey for the generous and kind service he has provided to St. Ann’s Parish and surrounding Missions during the past seven years and for his willingness to take on these new assignments.

Reverend Andrew White will conclude his ministry as Associate Pastor of St. Stephen’s Parish and will become the Pastor of St. Ann’s Parish, Codroy Valley. I am grateful to Father Whitefor the service he has provided to St. Stephen’s Parish since December, 2018 and for his willingness to take on this new assignment.

Reverend Vanathuraj Rayappan, H.G.N. will conclude his ministry as Associate Pastor of the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer and of the Immaculate Conception, Corner Brook and will begin his temporary assignment as Associate Administrator of St. Stephen’s Parish in Stephenville. I am grateful to Father Ray for the kind service he has provided to the Cathedral of the Most HolyRedeemer and of the Immaculate Conception and to All Hallows Parish for the past two years.

Please join with me in praying that God will bless them and their Parishioners during this time oftransition and change.

Yours in Christ,+Bart van Roijen