Spiritan News

New Leadership at SOMA

HOUSTON, TX  (January 1, 2017)

U. S. Province Provincial, Fr. Jeff Duaime, CSSp. has announced the appointment of Fr. Dave Cottingham, CSSp. as Director of the Spiritan Office for Mission Advancement (SOMA) based in Houston. Fr. Dave replaces Fr. Michael Begley, CSSp. who has returned to Ireland.

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Fr. Dave had previously been assigned to Sarasota where he was responsible for maintaining properties owned by the Congregation.

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Additionally, Fr. Mike Grey, CSSp. , who has spent decades ministering in Houston, has been appointed Assistant Director.

SOMA supports the Congregation’s public and charitable works of health, education, social services, and religious mission in the United States and throughout the world. It operates under the auspices of Sharelink-Spiritan Worldwide Aid Foundation, Inc. (The Spiritan Foundation).

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