Excerpt from the Idaho Catholic Register, June 7-20, 2019/Vol. 62 No. 5
The Most Rev. Peter F. Christensen made the following appointments effective July 2, 2019: (Recorded here are only those appointments that apply to our Parish. A full list of pastoral assignments is printed in the Idaho Catholic Register, June 7-20, 2019/Vol. 62 No. 5.)
Rev. Ron Wekerle is appointed Pastor at St. John Paul II Parish (Idaho Falls), St. Ann Station (Mud Lake), St. Anthony's Station (Roberts) and as Moderator at Mary Immaculate Parish (St. Anthony), Good Shepherd Station (Driggs), St. Patrick's Chapel (Rexburg) and Chapel of the Pines (Island Park).
Father Ron Wekerle returns to the Diocese of Boise after six years in México where he was parochial administrator at the Divino Niño Jesús, in the Archdiocese of Morelia Michoacán, where he assisted the community in the construction of a new church. Father Wekerle attended Mount Angel Seminary and was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Tod D. Brown on June 8, 1990, in St. John Cathedral, Boise. He was parochial vicar at St. Mark's (1990-92), and St. John's (1992-95), both in Boise. He was pastor at San Marcos in Cali, Colombia (1995-97) before beginning graduate studies at the Pontifical Gregorian University in dogmatic theology, earning a licentiate in Sacred Theology in 1999. Later that year, he was appointed pastor at St. Jerome's in Jerome. Six years later, he was named priest moderator for Immaculate Conception, Buhl, and in 2007 was given the same title at Our Lady of the Snows, Sun Valley. He was reappointed pastor at St. Jerome's in 2005. In his new assignment in Idaho Falls, he replaces Father Raúl Covarrubias who is retiring.
Rev. Hippolytus Ezenwa, SMMM is appointed parochial vicar at St. John Paul II Parish, Idaho Falls...More information about Father Hippolytus Ezenwa, SMMM (Sons of Mary, Mother or Mercy) was not available at press time but will be included in a future issue.
Rev. Carlos Rosero is appointed Parochial Vicar at St. Paul's Parish (Nampa), St. Joseph's (Melba), Our Lady Queen of Heaven (Oreana), Our Lady of Tears (Silver City).
A full list of pastoral assignments is printed in the Idaho Catholic Register, June 7-20, 2019/Vol. 62 No. 5.
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