Besançon: diocesan appointments

Besançon: diocesan appointments
Besançon: diocesan appointments

Here are the diocesan appointments for the diocese of Besançon – which also includes the department of Haute-Saône, except Héricourt – and the diocese of Belfort, for next September; another series should take place at the start of the school year.

AT THE SERVICE OF THE THREE DIOCESES OF FRANCHE-COMTÉ

As of September 1, 2024, by decision of Mgr Jean-Luc Bouilleret, Archbishop of Besançon, Mgr Denis Jachiet, Bishop of Belfort-Montbéliard and Mgr Jean-Luc Garin, Bishop of Saint-Claude:

Mr. Emmanuel Coudeldiocesan delegate for Christian Unity in the diocese of Besançon, is appointed coordinator for Christian Unity serving the three dioceses of Franche-Comté for a three-year term.

AT THE SERVICE OF THE DIOCESE

As of September 1, 2024, by decision of Mgr Jean-Luc Bouilleret, Archbishop of Besançon:

Father Franck Ruffiotis renewed in his position as episcopal vicar of Haute-Saône for a second three-year term.

Mr. Abbot Laurent Bretillotis appointed accompanying priest of the permanent Diaconate for a three-year term.

Mrs. Agnes Courtotis appointed head of the diocesan Service for Pastoral Care of Health and Pastoral Care of People with Disabilities for a three-year term.

Mr. Gilles Couteretpermanent deacon, is appointed head of the permanent Diaconate for a three-year term.

Mrs. Therese Garnierhead of the Family Pastoral Service, has been renewed in her mission for a three-year term.

Mrs. Isabelle Morelresponsible for the Diocesan Formation Service, is renewed in her mission for a three-year term. She will also support the instituted ministries (catechists, readers and acolytes).

Mrs. Isabelle Morelmember of the episcopal council, is renewed in her mission for a three-year term.

IN THE CHAPLAINCIES

Madame Bernadette Mercier is appointed chaplain of the Vesoul Prison Chaplaincy for a three-year term.

Mrs. Anne Ottoman is appointed chaplain of the Vesoul remand center chaplaincy for a three-year term.

IN THE DEANAGES

DEANNEY SUBURBS VAL DE L’OGNON

Father Bruno Doucetuntil now parish priest of the parishes of Val de la Dame Blanche-Châtillon, Val des Salines, Notre-Dame des Vignes, Pays de Franois, Marnay-Recologne and Rives de l’Ognon, is appointed parish priest in solidum (c. 517 § 1) of these same parishes with Fathers Pierre Imbert and Epiphane Sandwide. He is also appointed moderator of the exercise of the pastoral charge (c. 517 § 1). He resides at the presbytery of Franois, 27 Grande rue, 25770 Franois.

Mr. Abbé Pierre Imbertuntil now vicar of the parishes of Val de la Dame Blanche-Châtillon, Val des Salines, Notre-Dame des Vignes, Pays de Franois, Marnay-Recologne and Rives de l’Ognon, is appointed parish priest in solidum (c. 517 § 1) of these same parishes with Fathers Bruno Doucet and Epiphane Sandwide. He will reside at the presbytery of Chatillon-le-Duc, 9 rue de la Cure, 25870 Chatillon-le-Duc
and at the Youth Stopover, 9 rue de la Convention, 25041 Besançon Cedex.

Father Epiphane Sandwideuntil now priest of the parishes of Passavant-Corre-Jonvelle, Plateau de Jussey, Faverney-Amance, Pays de Vauvillers and Combeaufontaine-Laître is appointed priest in solidum (c. 517 § 1) of the parishes of Val de la
Dame Blanche-Châtillon, of Val des Salines, of Notre-Dame des Vignes, of Pays de Franois, of Marnay-Recologne and of Rives de l’Ognon with Fathers Bruno Doucet and Pierre Imbert. He will reside at the presbytery, 1 rue du 9 Septembre, 25480 Miserey-Salines.

DEANRY OF THE DOUBS VALLEY

Father Gabriel Pobellea priest in the service of the deanery of Plateaux du Doubs, is also appointed priest in the service of the deanery of the Vallée du Doubs. He will reside at the presbytery of Thise, 8 rue du Presbytère, 25220 Thise.

DOYENNÉ FAVERNEY-JUSSEY

Mrs. Therese Bushelsis appointed assistant to the dean of the Faverney-Jussey deanery for a one-year term.

Father Jean-François Franciscopriest of the parishes of Luxeuil, Pays de Saint-Sauveur, Vallée du Breuchin, Fougerolles and Saint-Loup-sur-Semouse, dean of the deanery of Luxeuil, was also appointed dean (c. 553-555) of the deanery of Faverney-Jussey.

Father Sudhira Koradapriest of the Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Francis de Sales, was appointed, with the agreement of his provincial superior Father Jean-Yves Le Tué, administrator (c. 539-540) of the parishes of Passavant-Corre-Jonvelle, Plateau de Jussey,
Faverney-Amance, from the Pays de Vauvillers and Combeaufontaine-Laître. He will reside at the presbytery of Faverney, 9 place de la Mairie, 70160 Faverney.

Father Sujit Minzof the Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Francis de Sales, is appointed, with the agreement of his provincial superior Father Jean-Yves Le Tué, vicar to the parishes of Passavant-Corre-Jonvelle, Plateau de Jussey, Faverney-Amance, Pays de Vauvillers
and Combeaufontaine-Laître. He will reside at the presbytery of Faverney, 9 place de la Mairie, 70160 Faverney.

DEANSHIP OF LURE

Mr. Canon Christophe Bazinvicar general, is appointed moderator of the pastoral charge (c.517 §2) of the parish of Pays de Champagney.

In Besançon, May 20, 2024

† Jean-Luc Bouilleret
Archbishop of Besançon

By order
Manuel Tramaux
Chancellor

SPECIAL THANKS

For the responsibilities they assumed with competence, availability and missionary audacity, we sincerely thank:

Father Jean-François Baudozresponsible for the permanent Diaconate.
Mr. Abbot Florent Belinchaplain of the Traveling People Chaplaincy.
Mr. Abbot Florent Belinparish priest of the Pays de Champagney.
Mrs. Brigitte Berthetepiscopal delegate to Movements and Associations of the Faithful.
Mrs. Therese Bushelsmember of the episcopal council.
Mrs. Anne Jeanninhead of the diocesan Service for Pastoral Care of Health and Pastoral Care of People with Disabilities.
Father Philippe Lacottemilitary chaplain, priest serving the parishes of Beaupré, Notre-Dame d’Aigremont and Marchaux-Rigney.
Mr. Abbot Alain Ndzanavicar of the parishes of Pays de Lure, Pays de Champagney and Melisey.
Mr. Dominique Marcouxdeacon, permanent secretary of the diocesan mediation council.
Mr. Abbot Denis Membreyfor his support of the Pastoral Care of Migrants.
Madame Bernadette Pavyresponsible for the confirmation commission of Liturgical and Sacramental Pastoral Care.
Father Issaka Kisito Ouedraogovicar of the parishes of Passavant-Corre-Jonvelle, Plateau de Jussey, Faverney-Amance, Pays de Vauvillers and Combeaufontaine-Laître. At the end of his mission, he joined the diocese of Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso).
Father Epiphane Sandwidepriest of the parishes of Passavant-Corre-Jonvelle, Plateau de Jussey, Faverney-Amance, Pays de Vauvillers and Combeaufontaine-Laître.

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