Wednesday, June 24, 2009

The begining of a Chapter

Fr. Dan Doctor was named pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Coldwater and took office last Friday (the 19th), it was announced on June 1 by the Bishop James A. Murray.

Doctor succeeds Fr. Brian Stanley, who will enter the Chaplaincy of the U.S. Army in September. Doctor was ordained on May 13, 2006 by Bishop Murray, and served as parochial vicar for St. Joseph Church in Battle Creek, St. John Church in Albion, St. Joseph Church in St. Joseph, and most recently, St. John and St. Bernard, both in Benton Harbor.

Fr. Doctor comes from Griffith, Ind., and is highly educated, earning a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from St. Joseph’s College in 1998. He holds a master of arts in historical theology from St. Louis University in 2000, a master of divinity and master of arts in spirituality from the Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit in 2005.

- Welcome Father! We're glad to have you!!! God Bless you in your work!