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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