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Father Ranzino elected chairman of national liturgists’ board

Posted October 22, 2014 at 12:00 am

By Barbara Chenevert 

The Catholic Commentator

Father Tom Ranzino, chancellor of the Diocese of Baton Rouge and director of the diocesan Office of Worship, was elected chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions at its annual meeting Oct. 1-3 in Illinois.

“I am happy to serve, and we will do our best,” Father Ranzino said. “My intention in serving in this capacity is to make the organization effective in assisting the bishops” in liturgical issues.

The FDLC was established 45 years ago to assist bishops in liturgical reform and renewal and to support the creation of liturgical commissions in each diocese as per the request of the Second Vatican Council, said Father Ranzino, who is also pastor of St. Jean Vianney Church Parish in Baton Rouge. “Our primary aim is to be helpful in the promotion of the liturgy.”

Father Ranzino said

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