Clerical Appointments – August 2019

Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments, effective as noted:

 

RETIREMENT

Reverend Richard P. Connors, Pastor, Saint David Parish, Willow Grove, effective August 19, 2019

  • Father Connors will reside at Regina Coeli Residence for Priests, Warminster

 

PASTORS

Reverend Selvaraj Lucas, MSC, to Pastor, Saint John the Baptist Parish, Ottsville, effective September 1, 2019

Reverend Francis Mulvaney, C.Ss.R., to Pastor, Visitation B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia, effective August 1, 2019

 

PAROCHIAL ADMINISTRATORS

Reverend Mariano Dellagiovanna, to Parochial Administrator, pro tem, Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Darby, while continuing as Parochial Administrator, Saint Barnabas Parish, Philadelphia, effective August 26, 2019

Reverend Sean P. English, from Parochial Vicar, Visitation B.V.M. Parish, Norristown, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Stanislaus Parish, Lansdale, effective August 26, 2019

Reverend Lawrence F. Kozak, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Helena Parish, Center Square, to Parochial Administrator, pro tem, Saint Thomas More Parish, Pottstown, effective July 13, 2019

Reverend Matthew P. Windle, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Maximilian Kolbe Parish, West Chester, to Parochial Administrator, Saint David Parish, Willow Grove,  effective August 19, 2019

 

SPECIAL MINISTRY

Reverend Edmund Faliskie, C.Ss.R., to Saint Peter the Apostle Parish, Philadelphia, as Director of the Shrine of St. John Neumann, effective August 1, 2019

Reverend Edward J. Kennedy, to Rector, pro tem, Villa Saint Joseph, Darby, effective August 1, 2019

 

SENIOR PRIEST

Reverend James C. Rodia, O. Praem., to Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest, Saint Norbert Parish, Paoli, effective August 1, 2019

Reverend Monsignor Joseph A. Tracy, from Pastor, Saint Stanislaus Parish, Lansdale, to Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest, Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Southampton, effective August 26, 2019

 

PAROCHIAL VICARS

Reverend Peter Cao, C.Ss.R., to Parochial Vicar, Visitation B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia, effective August 1, 2019

Reverend Thomas Deely, C.Ss.R., to Parochial Vicar, Saint Peter the Apostle Parish, Philadelphia, effective August 1, 2019

Reverend Francis P. Gillespie, S.J., to Parochial Vicar, Old Saint Joseph’s Parish, Philadelphia, effective July 1, 2019

Reverend Robert Harrison, C.Ss.R., to  Parochial Vicar, Saint Peter the Apostle Parish, Philadelphia, effective August 1, 2019

Reverend Charles McDonald, C.Ss.R., to Parochial Vicar, Visitation B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia, effective August 1, 2019

Reverend Michael G. Mullan, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Martin of Tours Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Joseph Parish, Aston, effective July 15, 2019

Reverend Arul Selvanayagam, O.Praem., from Parochial Vicar, Saint Norbert Parish, Paoli, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Patrick Parish, Malvern, effective August 1, 2019

 

RESIDENCE

Reverend Edward C. Kelly, Faculty, Cardinal O’Hara High School, from Saint Charles Borromeo Parish, Drexel Hill, to Holy Cross Parish, Springfield, effective July 2, 2019

 

PERMANENT DEACON

Deacon Anthony J. Cincotta, from Saint Thomas the Apostle Parish, Glen Mills, to Saint Mary Magdalen Parish, Media, effective July 29, 2019

Deacon Michael P. Murtha, to Permanent Deacon, Saint Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Parish, Stowe, effective August 5, 2019


 

 
 

Clerical Appointments 2019

Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective June 17, 2019, unless otherwise noted:

 

PASTORS EMERITI

Reverend Monsignor Robert J. Carroll, Saint Maximilian Kolbe Parish, West Chester

  • Monsignor Carroll has been reassigned as a Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest

Reverend Victor J. Eschbach, Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Parkesburg

  • Father Eschbach is retiring and will reside at a private residence

Reverend Monsignor Thomas P. Flanigan, Corpus Christi Parish, Lansdale

  • Monsignor Flanigan is retiring and will reside at Saint Joseph Parish, Aston

Reverend Monsignor Donald E. Leighton, Saint John Baptist Vianney Parish, Gladwyne

  • Monsignor Leighton is retiring and will reside at a private residence

Reverend Jan Palkowski, Saint Adalbert Parish, Philadelphia

  • Father Palkowski has been reassigned as a Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest

Reverend Frederick J. Riegler, Saint Isidore Parish, Quakertown

  • Father Riegler is retiring and will reside at a private residence

Reverend Edward A. Windhaus, Saint James Parish, Elkins Park

  • Father Windhaus is retiring and will reside at Regina Coeli Residence for Priests, Warminster

 

RETIREMENT

Reverend Monsignor Joseph T. Marino, Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest, Saint Mary Magdalen Parish, Media

  • Monsignor Marino will reside at a private residence

Reverend James T. McCabe, Parochial Vicar, Stella Maris Parish, Philadelphia

  • Father McCabe will reside at Saint Anne Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Martin E. Woodeshick, Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest, Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Strafford, and Pastor Emeritus, Holy Spirit Parish, Sharon Hill

  • Father Woodeshick will continue to reside at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Strafford

 

PASTORS

Reverend Anthony J. Costa, from Pastor, Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, Springfield, to Pastor, Saint Agnes Parish, West Chester

Reverend William G. Donovan, from Pastor, Saint Agnes Parish, West Chester, to Pastor, Saint John Baptist Vianney Parish, Gladwyne

Reverend William J. Monahan, from Parochial Administrator, pro tem, Saint John the Evangelist Parish, Morrisville, to Pastor, Saint John the Evangelist Parish, Morrisville

Reverend William S. Murphy, to Pastor, Saint Martin of Tours Parish, Philadelphia, while continuing in ministry at Mother of Mercy House

Reverend James P. Olson will continue as Pastor of the newly merged Nativity B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Sean F. O’Neill, from Pastor, Saint Laurence Parish, Upper Darby, to Pastor, Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Parkesburg

Reverend Christopher J. Papa, from Pastor, Saint Bernadette Parish, Drexel Hill, to Pastor, Saint Maximilian Kolbe Parish, West Chester

Reverend Albert J. Santorsola, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Rose of Lima Parish, Eddystone, to Pastor, Saint Rose of Lima Parish, Eddystone

Reverend John D. Schiele, from Pastor, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish, Hilltown, to Pastor, Corpus Christi Parish, Lansdale

 

PAROCHIAL ADMINISTRATORS

Reverend Kenneth C. Brabazon, from Parochial Vicar, Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Isidore Parish, Quakertown

Reverend William S. Lange, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Katherine of Siena Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Administrator, Saint James Parish, Elkins Park

Reverend Michael J. Pawelko, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Joseph Parish, Aston, to Parochial Administrator, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish, Hilltown

Reverend Anthony T. Rossi, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Joseph Parish, Downingtown, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Anselm Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Jeffrey M. Rott, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Jude Parish, Chalfont, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Laurence Parish, Upper Darby

Reverend Michael J. Saban, from Parochial Vicar, Maternity B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Bernadette Parish, Drexel Hill

Reverend Matthew J. Tralies, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Bede the Venerable Parish, Holland, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, Springfield

 

SENIOR PRIEST

Reverend Monsignor Robert J. Carroll, Pastor Emeritus, Saint Maximilian Kolbe Parish, West Chester, to Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest, Saint Dorothy Parish, Drexel Hill

Reverend Jan Palkowski, Pastor Emeritus, Saint Adalbert Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest, Nativity B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia

 

EDUCATION APOSTOLATE

Reverend Jason E. Buck, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Eleanor Parish, Collegeville, to Faculty, Archbishop Ryan High School, Philadelphia

Reverend William J. Chiriaco, from Pastor, Saint Anselm Parish, Philadelphia, to Faculty, Bishop Shanahan High School, Downingtown

 

NEWLY ORDAINED

Reverend David M. Buffum, Parochial Vicar, Saint Katherine of Siena Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Francesco Maria D’Amico, Parochial Vicar, Saint Aloysius Parish, Pottstown

Reverend Alessandro P. Giardini, Parochial Vicar, Saint Eleanor Parish, Collegeville

Reverend David P. O’Brien, Parochial Vicar, Saint Jude Parish, Chalfont

Reverend Alexander W. Pancoast, Parochial Vicar, Saint Joseph Parish, Downingtown

Reverend Anthony M. Raymundo, Parochial Vicar, Saint Robert Bellarmine Parish, Warrington

Reverend Jonathan Graham Rice, Parochial Vicar, Saint Patrick Parish, Norristown

 

PAROCHIAL VICARS

Reverend Matthew K. Biedrzycki, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Robert Bellarmine Parish, Warrington, to Parochial Vicar, Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia

Reverend Brian T. Connolly, from Parochial Vicar, Visitation B.V.M. Parish, Norristown, to Parochial Vicar, Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Warminster

Reverend Sean P. English, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Christopher Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Vicar, Visitation B.V.M. Parish, Norristown

Reverend Mark S. Kunigonis, from Parochial Vicar, pro tem, Saint Martin of Tours Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Vicar, Maternity B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Andrew Labatorio, CICM, from Resident, Saint Patrick Parish, Malvern, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Elizabeth Parish, Upper Uwchlan

Reverend Addisalem T. Mekonnen, from Parochial Vicar, Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Warminster, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Anselm Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Stephen H. Paolino, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Anthony of Padua Parish, Ambler, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Christopher Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Quan H. Tran, from Faculty, Bishop Shanahan High School, Downingtown, to Parochial Vicar, Saints Philip and James Parish, Exton

 

OTHER

Reverend Timothy F. O’Sullivan, from Pastor, Saint John the Evangelist Parish, Morrisville, to partial health leave, with residence at Saint Ephrem Parish, Bensalem


 

 
 
 
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