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History of the Department of Parish Life and Formation
Over the years this Department had different missions, different titles and dedicated directors.
1974 1986, Fr. Bill McNulty, Parish Services
1986 1989, Bishop John Gorman, Parish / Pastoral Services
1989 1991, Fr. Jeremiah Rodell, Parish / Pastoral Services
1991 1994, Bishop Francis Kane, Evangelization and Christian Life
1994 2001, Fr. Ray Baumhart, S.J., Evangelization and Christian Life
2001, Fr. John Pollard, Evangelization and Catechesis
2001 2004, Fr. Joe Geders, Evangelization and Catechesis
2004 2007, Fr. Tom Franzman, Evangelization, Catechesis, and Worship
2007 Present, Rev. Msgr. Rich Hynes, Evangelization, Catechesis, and Worship
The name of the Department was changed to the Department of Parish Life and Formation on July 1, 2010.