Bishop J. Mark Spalding announced several new assignments for priests within the Diocese of Nashville on June 1, 2018.
Father Tien Tran will be assigned as Associate Pastor at St. Joseph Church in Madison beginning August 1, 2018. Since August 2015, he has served as Pastor of Holy Trinity Church in Hohenwald, St. Cecilia Church in Waynesboro and Christ the Redeemer Church in Centerville.
Prior to coming to this area, Father Tran was Associate Pastor at St. Philip Church in Franklin. He was ordained a priest on May 29, 2009.
Bishop Spalding has assigned Father John O’Neill for a period of six years, beginning August 1, 2018, as Pastor of Holy Trinity Church of Hohenwald, St. Cecilia Church of Waynesboro and Christ the Redeemer Church of Centerville.
Previously, he served as Chaplain for the Sisters of Mercy Convent in Nashville, and as Pastoral Care Chaplain at Saint Thomas Health. He was ordained a priest on July 3, 1999.
“A cookout, including various activities for children and adults, will be held on Saturday, July 28, at 3 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church to celebrate our gratitude to Father Tran and to welcome Father John,” a spokesperson for the church stated. Fun activities for the children will begin at 1 p.m.