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PASTOR (and Pastoral Administrator)

Fr. Timothy Babcock
Fr. Timothy Babcock
Pastoral Administrator
(734) 981-1333, x12
Through June 30, 2014
Fr. Christopher Maus, the next pastor at St. Thomas a'Becket
Fr. Christopher Maus has been named the next pastor at St. Thomas a'Becket, effective July 1, 2014. We look forward to welcoming Fr. Chris to St. Thomas a'Becket.

What does a Pastoral Administrator do?
At St. Thomas a'Becket, he:

  • Performs sacramental duties including: baptisms, weddings, anointing of the sick, reconciliation (listening to confession);
  • Presides over funerals and Masses;
  • Counsels people who have questions or doubts about Catholic doctrine;
  • Counsels individuals, couples or families;
  • Talks with engaged couples to prepare them for the Sacrament of Matrimony;
  • Oversees the staff of St. Thomas a'Becket to ensure the efficient and compassionate administration of Church policies and programs;
  • Advises the Parish Pastoral Council and considers their input and recommendations.

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