Monsignor Robert Batule has been appointed as the new pastor of Corpus Christi in Mineola, succeeding Msgr. Robert Coyle who was ordained an auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of the Military. Msgr. Batule is presently working at St. Joseph's Seminary in Yonkers.
"Msgr. Batule grew up in Merrick and attended St. Piux X in Uniondale, which closed in 1984. He attended Cathedral College in Douglaston, NY.
Batule was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Rockville Centre in 1985 and assigned to St. Boniface Church in Elmont. He served at Corpus Christi from 1993-2002 as a parish priest.
After a series of other parish assignments, Batule began seminary duties, including Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington. He currently serves at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers.
Batule is entering his fifth year of seminary assignment. He will be installed as pastor in Mineola on an unconfirmed Sunday in the fall after Labor Day."
Some more detail is at Mineola American