Diocese of Savannah announces new priest assignments

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.