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Bishop Burbidge Installs New Pastors

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On Sunday, August 23, Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge officially installed Reverend Monsignor Stephen C. Worsley as Pastor of St. Stephen Church in Sanford. It was the seventh and final installation of new pastors appointed in the 2009 pastoral assignments announced in June.

In the past few weeks, Bishop Burbidge also installed Father Michael A. Butler, Pastor of Saint Gabriel Church in Greenville; Father Stephen V. Carlson, Pastor of Saint Mark Church in Wilmington; Father John L. Gillespie, Pastor of Saint Francis de Sales in Lumberton; Father J. William Long, Pastor of St. Charles Borromeo in Ahoskie; Father Daniel D. Oschwald, Rector of Sacred Heart Cathedral in Raleigh; and Father Ernest J. Ruede, Pastor of Infant of Prague Church in Jacksonville.