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Saturday November 17, 2018
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Bishop Joseph Tyson has announced the following new assignments for priests within the Diocese of Yakima, with effective dates July 21, 2018, or as otherwise noted.

Father Van Nguyen, parochial vicar of Christ the King Parish in Richland, moved to senior priest status on June 1, 2018.

Father Juan Flores, who had been on a sabbatical for health reasons, became parochial vicar of Christ the King Parish on June 1, 2018.

Father Robert Himes, pastor of St. Henry Parish, Grand Coulee and Queen Of Angels Mission, Coulee City, will move to senior priest status while continuing to reside in Grand Coulee.  

Father Brooks Beaulaurier, pastor of St. John the Baptist Parish in Cle Elum and Immaculate Conception Parish in Roslyn, will become pastor of St. Henry Parish, Grand Coulee, Queen Of Angels Mission, Coulee City, and St. Joseph Parish, Waterville, while residing in Waterville.

Father Francisco Higuera, parochial vicar of St. Paul Cathedral Parish in Yakima, will become pastor of St. John the Baptist Parish in Cle Elum and Immaculate Conception Parish in Roslyn, while residing in Roslyn. 

Deacon Jesús Alatorre, following his ordination to the priesthood July 3, will become parochial vicar of St. Paul Cathedral Parish in Yakima, effectiveJuly 28, 2018.

Deacon César Izquierdo, following his ordination to the priesthood July 3, will return to Rome for advanced studies.

Deacon Jesús Mariscal, following his ordination to the priesthood July 3, will return to Rome for advanced studies.

Please keep these men and their parishioners and teachers in your prayers as these transitions take place.