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NEW YORK — The Provincial Council announced two new appointments after its March 20 meeting.

Thomas Cole, OFM, shown at left in photo, was appointed guardian of Sacred Heart Friary in East Rutherford, N.J. He replaced John Piccione, OFM, who died in February.

Joseph Hertel, OFM, was named director of the Province’s Office of Development, including St. Anthony’s Guild. Joseph had served as the Guild’s director from 1999 to 2005. He also replaced a position previously held by John.

“We are extremely grateful for their willingness to serve in these important ministries of the Province,” said Provincial Minster John O’Connor, OFM, in a letter to the friars.