Press Release

Priest assignments for the Diocese of Portland

 PORTLAND, Maine — Bishop Richard J. Malone, Apostolic administrator for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, has announced additional priest assignments, with effective date noted. 

The Rev. Francis Morin, who is currently the administrator of St. Michael Parish in Augusta, has been appointed administrator of Sacred Heart Parish in Hallowell, effective immediately. Father Morin will remain as administrator of St. Michael Parish, which serves Augusta, Gardiner, Whitefield, Winthrop, and the surrounding region. Father Morin succeeds the Rev. George Hickey, who died on Aug. 9.

The Rev. Dominic Savio, HGN, who is currently in residence at Good Shepherd Parish in Saco, has been appointed parochial vicar at Corpus Christi Parish in Waterville, effective Sept. 1. Father Savio is a member of the Heralds of Good News, a missionary society of apostolic life from India.


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