PORTLAND — Bishop Robert P. Deeley recently announced the following local priest assignments.

Fr. Daniel J. Baillargeon has been appointed as pastor of Corpus Christi Parish (Notre Dame Church, Waterville; Sacred Heart Church, Waterville; St. Helena Church, Belgrade Lakes; and St. John the Baptist Church, Winslow), effective Aug. 1. Baillargeon was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Richard J. Malone on May 26, 2007, at Holy Family Church in Old Town. Since his ordination, the Old Town native has served as parochial vicar in the parishes of Corpus Christi (Waterville), Good Shepherd (Saco) and St. Paul the Apostle (Bangor).

Fr. Joseph E. Daniels has been appointed pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Farmington and St. Rose of Lima Parish in Jay, effective Aug. 1. Born in Jersey City, N.J. Daniels was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Joseph J. Gerry on Aug. 23, 1990, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Boothbay Harbor. Since his ordination, Fr. Daniels has served at parishes in Presque Isle, Lewiston, Bar Harbor, Bridgton, Fryeburg, and as pastor of Corpus Christi Parish, in Waterville. Fr. Daniels has also served as a chaplain for Maine Medical Center and Saint Joseph College.

For more information, contact Dave Guthro, communications director for the Diocese of Portland, at 321-7810 or at [email protected].


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