Parish merger announcement

As a continuation of local Journey of Faith planning and to best meet the needs of the area, Archbishop George J. Lucas, Father Patrick Nields and Father John Norman share the following announcement of a parish merger in Rural Family K:

By decree of His Excellency George J. Lucas, and in accord with canons 515, §2 and 121 of the Code of Canon Law, and in consultation with the Archdiocese of Omaha Council of Priests according to the norm of law (canons 515 §2 and 127), St. John the Baptist Parish in Deloit, St. Peter de Alcantara Parish in Ewing, St. Theresa Parish in Clearwater, St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Neligh, and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Tilden are suppressed and the new parish, Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, is erected, effective July 1, 2024 with a concern for the care of souls and to ensure the vitality of parish life in the area.

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