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Bishop announces pastoral appointments

Published: March 27, 2017

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced the following pastoral appointments for the Diocese of Little Rock on March 27, 2017.

Effective June 13

  • Rev. Babu Rao Battula relieved of his responsibilities as pastor of Christ the King Church in Fort Smith to continue his ministry in his home Diocese of Nellore, India.
  • Rev. Juan José Guido appointed administrator of Christ the King Church in Fort Smith. He is relieved of his responsibilities as associate pastor of St. Raphael Church in Springdale.
  • Rev. Jason Sharbaugh relieved of his responsibilities as pastor of St. Boniface Church in Fort Smith to provide summer coverage at St. Barbara Church in De Queen and St. Juan Diego Church in Wickes through Aug. 7. He is appointed associate pastor and director of faith formation at St. Thomas Aquinas University Parish in Fayetteville, effective Aug. 8.
  • Rev. Mario Jacobo appointed administrator of St. Boniface Church in Fort Smith. He is relieved of his responsibilities as associate pastor of St. Theresa Church in Little Rock.