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New Archdiocesan Ecumenical Officer

Last updated on September 12, 2017

NEW, YET FAMILIAR FACE IN REGINA ARCHDIOCESAN ECUMENICAL OFFICE

AUGUST 1, 2017

BY FRANK FLEGEL

 

Nicholas Jesson is the new Archdiocesan Ecumenical Officer as of August 1, 2017. He has long been involved in ecumenical work, most recently as the ecumenical officer for the Saskatoon Diocese. In recent years he also assisted then Bishop Donald Bolen in his various Vatican and international ecumenical responsibilities prior to Bolen’s appointment as Archbishop of Regina.

Jesson moved to Saskatoon from Winnipeg in 1994 and then after serving as ecumenical officer and director of the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, he spent some time in Toronto in further theological studies. It was there that he met his wife, Amanda Currie, who is now a Presbyterian minister. They returned to Saskatoon where he has spent the past 14 years in ecumenical ministry and teaching. When Bishop Bolen was appointed to Regina in 2016, it was a natural time for Jesson to explore...

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Additional Clergy Moves

Last updated on June 20, 2017

Dear priests, sisters, deacons, and lay faithful of the Archdiocese of Regina:

Following upon the moves announced May 10, 2017, we would also like to announce these additional appointments in the Archdiocese of Regina which are effective September 1, 2017:

Clergy appointments:

Rev. Andrzej Sowa, OMI               Pastor of St. Henry Parish, Melville, SK

Rev. Michal Pajak, OMI                 Pastor of St. Patrick, Sturgis; St. Anne, Buchanan; St. Thomas, Norquay; and St. Anthony, Rama

All the above appointments are for however long their community provincial allows them to serve here.

Priests Leaving the Diocese:

Rev. Mieczyslaw (Mitch) Burdzy,)MI: Father Mitch has served at St. Henry Parish in Melville, Sask. since September 1, 2014. He served as Dean for the Yorkton/Melville Deanery.  From the moment he arrived in the Archdiocese he lit it up with his joyful exuberance and I am sure he will be missed by both his parishioners and the Archdiocese...

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Very Rev. James Owolagba
Chancellor
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