Bishop Richard J. Malone announced the new assignment of Deacon Brian C. Walkowiak to diaconal ministry at Infant of Prague Parish, Cheektowaga. His appointment was effective April 1.
Deacon Walkowiak, a Cheektowaga resident, was ordained by Bishop Henry J. Mansell in 1996. In his more than 20 years as a deacon, he served as chaplain at Wyoming Correctional Facility and as a deacon at St. Pius X Parish, Getzville. Deacon Walkowiak will continue his duties at Wyoming Correctional Facility.