Father Jim Paradis, O.S.A., a friar of the Augustinians' Eastern Province headquartered in Villanova, Pennsylvania, will be appointed Director of Novices.
Father Paradis is expected to assume this post at the North American Augustinian Novitiate, Racine, Wisconsin, on December 1, 2013. The Novitiate is located at the Parish of St. Rita, Archdiocese of Milwaukee.
Father Paradis will replace Fr. Jack Flynn, O.S.A., who was elected Secretary-General of the Order during the Ordinary General Chapter of 2013. Fr. Flynn is now serving at the Augustinian worldwide headquarters in Rome.
Congratulations, Father Paradis, and welcome to our Wisconsin Novitiate!