2019 Clergy Assignments

Clergy Assignments
Diocese of Saint John
August 12, 2019

Most Reverend Robert Harris, Bishop of Saint John, announces the following clergy assignments effective September 4, 2019 unless otherwise noted. Those priests who have been appointed Pastors will be dispensed from the requirement of Canon 527 that they be placed into canonical possession of their parishes and will automatically become Pastor on September 4, 2019.

Rev. Paul Erzoah-Bebodu, is appointed  Administrator of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish (Sussex, Norton, and Head of Millstream).

Rev. Arnie Hachey, enters retirement.

Rev. Ralph McRae, is appointed Pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish (Saint John East, and St. Martins).

Rev. Peter Osborne, will take a leave of absence for health reasons.

Rev. Anthony Dass Papu, HGN, is appointed Pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish (Miramichi East, Barnaby, and Chelmsford).

Rev. Rodrigo Tabilona, is appointed member of a Pastoral Team in solidum serving St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Parish (Miramichi West, Burnt Church First Nation, Bartibog Bridge, and Eel Ground First Nation). Rev. Antonio Reyes will continue as Moderator of this Pastoral Team.


The next baptisms at Holy Redeemer will be celebrated on Sunday, August 18 at 12 noon. To register, please call the office (653-6830).

Church Locked

Our custodian, Gary, will be on vacation this week (Monday, July 29 – Friday, August 2) and the church will be locked during the day, with the exception of late Tuesday afternoon for Novena.


The parish has been given a large bag of yarn which we will gladly pass on to those of you who would like to knit for some of our neighbors. We would appreciate mitts, hats, slippers, etc. Please call the office (653-6830) if you have any questions.


Have you ever thought about switching to Pre-Authorized Debit?
Applications are available at all entrances of the church and HERE.