New Diretor - Pontifical Mission Societies

Fr Athanasius George Williams of the diocese of St John’s-BasseTerre has been appointed director of the Pontifical Missionary Societies for the Antilles.

Fr Williams, who is a St Lucian, began his five year term on June 1, taking over from Fr Don Chambers of the Archdiocese of Kingston, Jamaica. Fr Williams, 55, was ordained in May 2004 and is currently the administrator of Holy Family Cathedral, St John’s, Antigua. He also holds responsibility in that diocese for youth, vocations, communications, and the Marriage Tribunal.