Bishop Michael G. Duca announced the appointment of Father Brad Doyle as parochial vicar of St. Margaret of Scotland Church in Albany, and chaplain of St. Thomas Aquinas Diocesan Regional High School in Hammond.

The bishop also announced the appointments of Father Tim Grimes as parochial vicar of St. Joseph the Worker Church in Pierre Part and Father John Vu as parochial vicar of the cluster parishes of St. James Church in St. James and St. Philip Church and Our Lady of Peace Church in Vacherie. 

Father Grimes and Father Vu were ordained priests May 25. Their appointments are effective July 1 and are for two years. 

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Father Doyle


Father Doyle is a native of Metairie and graduated from St. Michael the Archangel High School in Baton Rouge. He was ordained May 30, 2015 by Bishop-Emeritus Robert W. Muench at St. Joseph Cathedral. He has served as parochial vicar at St. George Church in Baton Rouge and at the cluster parishes of St. James, St. Philip and Our Lady of Peace. 

Father Doyle’s appointment is effective Aug. 5.

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Father Grimes

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Father Vu