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Bishop Burbidge Announces Several Assignments and Retirements

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Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Raleigh, announces the following announcements and priest assignments.

Effective May 30, 2012

Reverend Douglas P. Smiley, Pastor of Saint Egbert Parish in Morehead City, is granted Medical Leave.

Effective June 28, 2012

Reverend Thomas Davis, Administrator of Good Shepherd Parish in Hope Mills is appointed Pastor of Saint Egbert Parish in Morehead City.

Effective January 1, 2013

Reverend Douglas P. Smiley, returning from Medical Leave, is appointed Pastor of Good Shepherd Parish in Hope Mills.

Bishop Burbidge also announces the following deacon assignments and retirements.

Effective January 19, 2012

Deacon Thomas Porter, a deacon of the Diocese of Trenton, retires from active ministry.

Effective March 8, 2012

Deacon Valentine Ekpemerechi Oguledo, a deacon of the Archdiocese of Washington, is appointed deacon at Saint Mary Parish in Laurinburg.

Effective April 2, 2012

Deacon John Hancock, a deacon of the Diocese of Dallas, is appointed deacon at Mother of Mercy Parish in Washington.

Effective April 4, 2012

Deacon Stephen L. Yates, a deacon of the Diocese of Cleveland, is appointed deacon at Saint Thomas More Parish in Chapel Hill.

Effective April 11, 2012

Deacon Andrew R. McGahran, a deacon of the Diocese of Raleigh, retires from active ministry.