Bishop makes new appointment for St. Peter

CHARLESTON—Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone has made the following appointments:

Father Ernest Hepner will become administrator pro tem of St. Peter Church in Columbia, effective Jan. 1, 2013. He will replace Msgr. Leigh A. Lehocky, who will retire. Father Gary S. Linsky, an active duty colonel in the U.S. Air Force, will become the new pastor of St. Peter after he retires from the USAF in the summer of 2013.