Newton, Very Rev. Joseph L., JCL, BA, MDiv

Newton, Rev. Joseph L., BA, MDiv Metropolitan Tribunal, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Birthdate: May 12

Ordination: June 7, 2008

Current Assignment: 2023, administrator, Annunciation, Brazil, and St. Paul, Greencastle; vicar judicial, Archdiocesan Metropolitan Tribunal (2021, 2nd six-year term)

Ministry History: 2008, associate pastor, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis; 2011, graduate studies, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 2013, adjunct vicar judicial, Metropolitan Tribunal, and weekend sacramental minister, St. John the Baptist, Osgood and St. Mary Magdalen, New Marion; 2015, sacramental minister pro tem St. Michael, Greenfield and continuing as adjunct vicar judicial Metropolitan Tribunal; 2015, sacramental assistance, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin and Holy Trinity, Edinburgh, while continuing as adjunct vicar judicial, Metropolitan Tribunal; 2016, vicar judicial, Metropolitan Tribunal, and part of the formation staff at Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary, Indianapolis; 2017, administrator pro tem, St. Joseph, Shelbyville and sacramental assistant St. Vincent de Paul, Shelby County, while continuing as vicar judicial, Metropolitan Tribunal; 2018, sacramental minister, Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, while continuing as vicar judicial, Metropolitan Tribunal; 2021, appointed pastor, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, and reappointed vicar judical, Metropolitan Tribunal; 2021, granted a leave of absence.

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