The Provincial Administration has announced new assignments for five friars.
Bishop Capistran Heim, OFM, has moved for health reasons to St. Anthony Friary, Catskill, N.Y., the assisted care facility of Immaculate Conception Province, as of March 15.
Richard James, OFM, and Thomas Jones, OFM, have received permission to retire from full-time ministry at St. Anthony Friary, St. Petersburg, Fla., effective April 1.
Michael Jones, OFM, has been assigned as temporary administrator of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Yulan, N.Y., effective April 1.
Paul Osborne, OFM, has been assigned to the pastoral staff of St. Francis Chapel, Albany, N.Y., effective April 1. He will reside at St. Bernardine of Siena Friary, Loudonville, N.Y.