The Provincial Administration has announced personnel decisions regarding several friars:
Paul Keenan, OFM, of Assumption Friary in Wood-Ridge, N.J., has been approved by the Provincial Council for ordination. He will be ordained a transitional deacon on Sept. 7, with ordination to the priesthood in November.
Guy Morgan, OFM, has been granted permission to move to St. Anthony Friary, St. Petersburg, Fla., effective Aug. 5.
Upon the recommendation of the Provincial Administration, Bishop Arthur Serratelli of Paterson, N.J., has appointed Robert Norton, OFM, administrator of St. Anthony Parish, Butler, effective July 15. Michael Jones, OFM, the current pastor, is in discussion with the Provincial Administration about a new assignment.
Alan Thomas, OFM, has been granted permission to retire from active ministry to St. Anthony Friary, St. Petersburg, Fla., effective Aug. 1.