PORTLAND — Bishop Robert P. Deeley has announced the following priest assignments with effective dates noted:

Assignments

Effective May 4, the Rev. Richard C. Malo has been appointed pastor of St. Mary of Lourdes Parish (St. Mary of Lourdes Church, Lincoln; Sacred Heart Church, Winn; St. Anne Church, Danforth; St. James Church, Kingman) and St. Leo the Great Parish in Howland. Malo is the pastor of St. Brendan the Navigator Parish (Our Lady of Good Hope Church, Camden; St. Bernard Church, Rockland; St. Francis of Assisi Church, Belfast; St. Mary of the Isles Church, Islesboro). A graduate of St. Dominic Regional High School in Lewiston, he received a bachelor’s degree in French from Norwich University in Vermont and a master of divinity degree from St. Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore. He was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Edward C. O’Leary on May 9, 1987, at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Lewiston. After being temporarily assigned to St. Louis Parish in Fort Kent, Malo was named parochial vicar at St. Joseph Parish in Biddeford in August of 1987. He was again assigned as parochial vicar to St. Louis Parish in August of 1992, when he was also named chaplain at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. In July 1993, Malo was appointed pastor of St. Anthony Parish in Jackman. In July 1999, he was named pastor of St. Martin of Tours Parish in Millinocket and St. Peter Parish in East Millinocket. In July 2002, in addition to his duties at St. Martin of Tours and St. Peter, Malo was appointed pastor of St. Benedict Parish in Benedicta. In July 2006, he was named administrator of St. Anthony Parish in Jackman and Holy Family Parish in Greenville. In August 2012, Malo was appointed pastor of St. Brendan the Navigator Parish.

Effective July 1, the Rev. Paul R. Marquis has been appointed pastor of St. Peter the Fisherman Parish (Holy Name Church, Machias; Sacred Heart Church, Lubec; St. Michael Church, Cherryfield; service to this parish also includes St. Timothy Church, Campobello, New Brunswick). Since June 2015, Marquis has served as half-time parochial vicar at St. Michael Parish in Augusta and half-time hospital chaplain at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta. Ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Edward C. O’Leary on Aug. 9, 1986, at Holy Family Parish in Lewiston, Marquis’ first assignment was as temporary administrator of St. Mary Star of the Sea Parish in Stonington and Our Lady of Holy Hope Parish in Castine. In July 1987, he was appointed parochial vicar at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish in Madawaska, where he served until being named parochial vicar at Holy Cross Parish in Lewiston in 1991. From 1992 to 1997, Marquis began his service to hospital ministry at the Augusta Mental Health Institute (1992) and Maine Medical Center (1993-1997). In July 1997, Marquis was appointed pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish in Dover-Foxcroft and Holy Family Parish in Sangerville. In October 2009, in addition to his duties in Dover-Foxcroft, Marquis was named administrator of St. Francis Parish in Brownville Junction and St. Paul Parish in Milo. In August 2000, he returned to hospital ministry, serving as chaplain at Eastern Maine Medical Center and St. Joseph Hospital in Bangor. In September 2002, Marquis was appointed chaplain at Maine Medical Center. In 2009, in addition to his ministry at Maine Medical Center, he was also assigned as part-time parochial vicar to the Portland Peninsula & Island parishes. From August 2013 until his current assignment, he served as parochial vicar of Corpus Christi Parish in Waterville and hospital chaplain at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta.

Effective July 1, the Rev. Timothy J. Nadeau has been appointed pastor of Prince of Peace Parish (Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Holy Cross Church, and Holy Family Church, all in Lewiston). Nadeau is the pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Parish (St. John Church, Bangor; St. Mary Church, Bangor; St. Joseph Church, Brewer; St. Teresa Church, Brewer; St. Matthew Church, Hampden; St. Gabriel Church, Winterport). A native of Caribou, he earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Southern Maine and completed his clerical studies at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. On May 18, 1991, he was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Joseph J. Gerry, OSB, at Holy Rosary Church in Caribou. Nadeau’s first assignment was as a parochial vicar at Holy Family Parish in Lewiston, where he served until being named pastor of St. Ann Parish on Indian Island in June of 1995. In July 1996, in addition to his duties at St. Ann, he was appointed pastor of St. Mary Parish in Orono. In June 1997, Nadeau was named pastor of St. Ann Parish in Bradley while continuing as pastor of St. Ann on Indian Island. In June 2000, Nadeau was named pastor, in solidum with the Rev. Claude Albert, of St. Ignatius Parish and Holy Family Parish, both in Sanford, and Notre Dame Parish in Springvale. In June 2008, Nadeau was appointed administrator of St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Bangor. In May 2010, he became pastor of the parish where he still serves today.

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