The Catholic Diocese of Savannah, which includes Columbus, recently announced new assignments for 13 priests. The following are moves from or to the Columbus Deanery:
The Rev. Robert Girardeau: From Our Lady of Lourdes to Saint Mary Church, Americus
The Rev. Brian LaBurt: To Our Lady of Lourdes and its mission in Buena Vista, Saint Mary Magdalen.
The Rev. Martino Ba' Thong Nguyen: Parochial Vicar, St. Anne
The Rev. Mark Van Alstine: From Parochial Vicar, St. Anne, to Parochial Vicar, St. Mary On the Hill, Augusta.