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The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades announces that he has incardinated Rev. Eric Zimmer into the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, effective Jan. 13, 2019. Father Zimmer will continue as pastor of St. Patrick Parish, Walkerton.

Incardination is the canonical enlistment in a diocese or religious institute. Father Zimmer has transferred from the Society of Jesus and the jurisdiction of his Jesuit superior and is now a diocesan priest under the jurisdiction of the Bishop of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend.