Reverend Fr. Ambrose Chinnappa is the new pastor at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Mount Vernon. Fr. Ambrose, as he prefers to be called, has assumed duties assigned by the bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tyler.
He comes to Mount Vernon after serving five and one-half years as pastor at Our Lady of Fatima in Daingerfield. See the May 14 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.