Rev. William J. Kummer, longtime pastor of Saint Michael, has been appointed as administrator of Saint Joseph Parish - Hessen Cassel in Fort Wayne. His appointment will take effect July 15.
Fr. Kummer shared the news of his appointment to parishioners at all Masses June 22-23. His appointment was made by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades.
The name of Fr. Kummer's successor was not announced. Fr. Kummer said he believed his replacement would be a priest of the Congregation of the Holy Cross.
Fr. Kummer joined Saint Michael as pastor in 2002.