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Bishop Walkowiak announces new pastoral appointments

Bishop David J. Walkowiak announces the following pastoral appointments effective June 24, 2015: 

Rev. James R. VanderLaan, parochial vicar (associate pastor) of St. Francis de Sales Parish, Holland, is appointed parochial vicar (associate pastor) of Holy Spirit Parish, Grand Rapids.​
Deacon William R. Vander Werff is appointed parochial vicar (associate pastor) of St. Francis de Sales Parish, Holland.
Deacon Douglas A. Braun is appointed parochial vicar (associate pastor) of St. Joseph Parish, Wright, St. Catherine Parish, Ravenna, and St. Francis Xavier Parish, Conklin.
​ ​Bishop David J. Walkowiak announces the following pastoral appointments effective July 1, 2015
Rev. Aaron R. Ferris, parochial vicar (associate pastor) of St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Remus, is appointed canonical administrator of St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Remus.

Rev. Anthony M. Pelak, pastor of Prince of Peace Parish, North Muskegon and St. Mary of the Woods Chapel, Lakewood Club, is appointed pastor of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Belmont.


Rev. Peter Vu, pastor of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Belmont, is appointed pastor of Prince of Peace Parish, North Muskegon and St. Mary of the Woods Chapel, Lakewood Club.

Contact:

Carl Apple, director of communications
Email: capple@dioceseofgrandrapids.org | Phone: 616-475-1240