Bishop Barry C. Knestout has made the following clergy appointment, effective Friday, Jan. 15, 2021:
Very Rev. Eric J. Ayers, V.F., dean of Deanery 1 and pastor of Blessed Sacrament, Norfolk, has been appointed as episcopal vicar of the Eastern Vicariate.
Father Ayers will continue in his current role as dean until a new dean is named. He will remain pastor of Blessed Sacrament.