The Provincial Council, at its April 25 and 26 meeting, mad several friar assignments.
Stephen DeWitt, OFM, and Daniel Horan, OFM, have received their first assignments following their graduation and ordination. Stephen has been assigned to St. Bonaventure Parish, Paterson, N.J., effective June 1, where he will serve as parochial vicar. Dan has been approved to pursue graduate studies in theology. He will begin a doctoral program at Boston College in August. Until then, he will be assisting at St. Francis Parish on Long Beach Island, N.J.
Charles Finnegan, OFM, returned to the pastoral staff of St. Anthony Shrine in Boston on May 4 as a senior friar in residence.
John Heffernan, OFM, has been assigned to Holy Name College in Silver Spring, Md., effective July 1. He will serve as one of the chaplains at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in nearby Bethesda, Md.
Juan de la Cruz Turcios, OFM, has been assigned to St. Anthony of Padua Church in Camden, N.J., effective June 10.