Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel has announced the appointment of Maureen Kirsch Fontenot as the new chancellor and assistant director of chancery personnel for the Diocese of Lafayette.
The appointment is effective Monday.
Deshotel said, “I am deeply gratified that Maureen has accepted this call to further serve the people of our diocese. She is a person of intelligence, wisdom, and sound judgment. Her experience and knowledge of the diocese will be a great help to me in service to all in the diocese and I look forward to working with her in this vital role.”