Pastoral Assignments

Effective July 1, 2023, I hereby announce the following appointments:

Rev. Carlisle Beggerly appointed parochial vicar of St. Patrick and St. Joseph Parishes, Meridian;

Rev. Jofin George appointed pastor of Holy Cross Parish, Philadelphia; and sacramental minister to Sacred Heart Parish, Louisville;

Rev. Justin Joseph appointed parochial vicar of St. James Parish, Tupelo;

Rev. Cesar Sanchez appointed pastor, St. Jude Parish, Pearl.

Effective July 24, 2023, I appoint:

Rev. Stephen Okojie, Administrator Pro Tempore, St. Therese Parish, Jackson; St. Stephen Parish, Magee; and sacramental minister to the Carmelite Monastery.

Most Reverend Joseph R. Kopacz
Diocese of Jackson