:. Monsignor John E. Malik
was born in 1926 and was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Martin J.
O'Connor, president of Pontifical Council on Social Communications, in Rome, on
December 19, 1953. He became professor at the Holy Cross Minor Seminary in
1954, and rector of the seminary in 1969. In 1971, he became
vice-chancellor and secretary of the Matrimonial Tribunal and named chancellor
of the Diocese in 1972. He became co-rector of the Cathedral in 1977 and
since 1992, has been the pastor of Mary Help of Christians in Colby.
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