New pastoral assignments begin

By The Message staff

Several Diocese of Evansville priests began new pastoral assignments, effective June 30.

They include:

  • Father Alex Zenthoefer replaced Father Bernie Etienne as Vicar General of the diocese. He also became Pastor of Sts. Mary and John Parish in Evansville. Father Bernie continues as Pastor of Holy Rosary Parish in Evansville
  • Father Garrett Braun became Parochial Vicar at St. Francis Xavier Parish in Vincennes and St. Philip Neri Parish in Bicknell
  • Father Benny Alikandayil Chacko became Pastor of Annunciation Parish in Evansville (see related story on Page 1)
  • Father John Pfister became Pastor of St. Mary Parish in Sullivan and St. Joan of Arc Parish in Jasonville
  • Father Jerry Pratt became Pastor of Corpus Christi Parish in Evansville and Resurrection Parish in Evansville
  • Father Biju Thomas became pastor of St Mary Parish in Huntingburg (see related story on Page 1)
  • Father Jose Thomas became Administrator of Divine Mercy Parish in St. Anthony