Kelsey Cavanaugh, daughter of Michael Cavanaugh of Riverton and Marianne Rozsahegyi of Sandy, has enrolled at the College of Saint Benedict.
Sister Anne-Louise Nadeau, a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur, has been named director of programs for Pax Christi USA in Washington. Her responsibilities will include developing, implementing and overseeing Pax Christi programs related to the spirituality of nonviolence and peacemaking; disarmament, demilitarization and reconciliation with justice; economic and interracial justice in the United States; and global restoration.
Sister Lorraine McGrew was installed June 17 as general superior of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Sister Lorraine and her team will provide spiritual leadership and guidance for a six-year term and oversee the work of more than 800 sisters who staff schools in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Florida and in Peru.
At the Helm!
Father John Fogarty, the Irish-born U.S. provincial, was elected by the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, known as the Spiritans, as superior general for the next eight years.
Nouveau évêque catholique!Father Borys Gudziak, 51, rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, has been named by Pope Benedict XVI to be the bishop for Ukrainian Catholics in France.
Remember in your Prayers! Monsignor Ralph Beiting, who founded the Christian Appalachian Project in 1964 to serve the poor in central Appalachia, died Aug. 9 at age 88 at an Ashland hospital after a brief illness. Msgr. Beiting had been a priest of the Diocese of Lexington for 63 years.
Welcome Down Under! Redemptorist provincial Father Paul Bird was appointed bishop of the diocese of Ballarat, Australia on Aug. 1 by Pope Benedict XVI.
Off to Buffalo! Bishop Richard J. Malone, was installed as the new bishop of Buffalo, N.Y. on Aug. 10.
Meeting the Pope! Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, a U.S. astronaut, met briefly with Pope Benedict XVI at the end of the pope’s weekly general audience Aug. 8.