The Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland announced today, that Fr. Emile Dube, the parochial vicar at Stella Maris Parish in Bucksport, St. Joseph Parish in Ellsworth, and the Parish of the Transfiguration of the Lord in Bar Harbor is being transferred effective June 1st.

Fr. Dube will be pastor at Our Lady of the Snows Parish (St. Anne Church, Dexter; St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Dover-Foxcroft; SS Francis Xavier & Paul the Apostle Church, Milo) and St. Agnes Parish in Pittsfield.

A native of Lewiston, Fr. Dubé was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Richard J. Malone on May 26, 2012, at Holy Family Church in Lewiston.

There has been no announcement as to who will take Fr. Dube's current position as parochial vicar at Stella Maris Parish, St. Joseph Parish  and the Parish of the Transfiguration of the Lord.