The clergy appointments announced in the paper this week include one that might sound unusual:
"Deacon John Schiffer, a permanent deacon assisting the pastor of St. Peter Parish in St. Charles, is released from that assignment, and appointed as Parish Life Coordinator of St. Robert Bellarmine Parish in St. Charles ..."
Wait, parish life coordinator? What's that?
For the first time -- formally anyway -- Archbishop Robert J. Carlson has appointed a permanent...