Clerical Appointments

Clerical Appointments 2018

Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective June 18, 2018, unless otherwise noted:

NEWLY ORDAINED PERMANENT DEACONS

Deacon James M. Brown, to Holy Family Parish, Philadelphia

Deacon Robert G. Flynn, to Saint Philip Neri Parish, Lafayette Hill

Deacon Jonathan P. Hess, to Saint John the Evangelist Parish, Morrisville

Deacon Dwight C. Johnson, to Saint Agnes Parish, West Chester

Deacon John J. Knesis, to Resurrection of Our Lord Parish, Philadelphia

Deacon Stephen J. Martino, to Saint Norbert Parish, Paoli

Deacon David J. Matour, to Saint Teresa of Avila Parish, Norristown

Deacon Eugene J. McNally, III, to Saint Christopher Parish, Philadelphia

Deacon Kevin T. Mead, to Saint Elizabeth Parish, Upper Uwchlan

Deacon Mario G. Mirabelli, to Saint Catherine of Siena Parish, Horsham

Deacon Albert J. Murphy, to Saint Gabriel Parish, Norwood

Deacon John K. Murray, to Queen of the Universe Parish, Levittown

Deacon Phuong T. Nguyen, to Saint Maria Goretti Parish, Hatfield

Deacon Michael P. Nungesser, to Saint Isidore Parish, Quakertown

Deacon Raymond H. Thuel, to Saint Agnes Parish, Sellersville

Deacon Anthony O. Willoughby, to Saint Cyprian Parish, Philadelphia

 PASTOR

Reverend Anthony J. DiGuglielmo, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Ignatius Parish, Yardley, to Pastor, Saint Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Parish, Avondale, effective June 4, 2018

PAROCHIAL VICAR

Reverend Chan Mi Kim, to Parochial Vicar, Holy Angels Parish, Philadelphia, effective June 18, 2018

Reverend Thomas E. Murphy, O.S.F.S. to Parochial Vicar, Saint Anselm Parish, Philadelphia, effective August 1, 2018

RESIDENCE

Reverend Gerald D. Canavan, Pastor Emeritus, Saint Rose of Lima Parish, Eddystone, to Saint Paul Parish, East Norriton

Reverend Mark J. Cavara, Faculty, Archbishop John Carroll High School, Radnor, to Saint Patrick Parish, Malvern

Reverend John D. Gabin, Chaplain, Saint Francis Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Darby, to Saint Joseph Parish, Collingdale

Reverend Andrew Labatorio, C.I.C.M., from Visitation B.V.M. Parish, Norristown, to Saint Patrick Parish, Malvern

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

Reverend Robert C. Yetman, School Minister, Pope John Paul II High School, Royersford, to Mother of Divine Providence Parish, King of Prussia

PERMANENT DEACONS

Deacon John A. Hasson, to Assistant to the Associate to the Vicar for Clergy for Permanent Deacons, while continuing as Permanent Deacon, Saint Eleanor Parish, Collegeville, effective July 16, 2018

Deacon Patrick J. Kennedy, to the staff of the Office for Life and Family, Archdiocesan Pastoral Center, as a primary assignment, while remaining as Permanent Deacon, Saint Philip Neri Parish, Pennsburg, as a secondary assignment, effective July 1, 2018

Deacon Michael J. Kubiak, from the staff of the Office for Life and Family, Archdiocesan Pastoral Center, as a primary assignment, and Permanent Deacon, Saint Bernadette Parish, Drexel Hill, as a secondary assignment, to Permanent Deacon, Saint Matthias Parish, Bala Cynwyd

Deacon Mark J. Kuhn, from Permanent Deacon, Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Southampton, to Permanent Deacon, Saint Joseph Parish, Ambler

Deacon Richard S. Malamut, from Permanent Deacon, Saint Christopher Parish, Philadelphia, to Permanent Deacon, Saint Mark Parish, Bristol

Deacon Ralph J. Shirley, to Permanent Deacon, Nativity B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia, while continuing as Permanent Deacon at Mother of Divine Grace Parish, and Saint George Parish, Philadelphia

OTHER

Reverend Mark S. Kunigonis, from Pastor, Saint Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Parish, Avondale, to health leave of absence, effective June 4, 2018


PASTORS EMERITI

Reverend Gerald D. Canavan, Saint Rose of Lima Parish, Eddystone
            Father Canavan is retiring and will reside at Saint Titus Parish, Norristown

Reverend Dennis Z. Fedak, Nativity B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia
            Father Fedak has been reassigned as a Parochial Vicar with the status of senior Priest

RETIREMENT

Reverend Dennis P. Boyle, Chaplain, Immaculate Mary Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Philadelphia, effective July 1, 2018

Reverend Thomas J. Furey, Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest, Saint Matthew Parish, Philadelphia
            Father Furey will reside at Villa Saint Joseph, Darby

Reverend Edward J. Kennedy, Chaplain, Saint Francis Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Darby
            Father Kennedy will continue to reside at Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Darby

Reverend John J. Kilgallon, Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Southampton
            Father Kilgallon will continue to reside at Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Southampton

Reverend Michael W. Rzonca, Pastor, Saint Jerome Parish, Philadelphia
            Father Rzonca will reside at a private residence

SEMINARY OFFICE

Reverend Daniel E. Mackle, from Pastor, Saint Patrick Parish, Philadelphia, to Director of Liturgy, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, with residence at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, effective July 22, 2018

PASTORS

Reverend John J. Ames, from Parochial Administrator, to Pastor, Saint Colman Parish, Ardmore, while continuing as Newman Chaplain, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore Colleges

Reverend Joseph P. Devlin, from Co-Coordinator, Mother of Mercy House in Kensington, to Pastor, Our Lady of Peace Parish, Milmont Park

Reverend Philip M. Forlano, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Stanislaus Parish, Lansdale, to Pastor, Saint Charles Borromeo Parish, Bensalem

Reverend Carl Gismondi, F.S.S.P., to Pastor of the Quasi-Parish of St. Mary in Conshohocken, effective August 15, 2018>/p>

Reverend Monsignor Brian P. Hennessy, from Staff of the Secretariat of State, Rome, to Pastor, Saint Alphonsus Parish, Maple Glen

Reverend Stephen F. Leva, from Pastor, Saint Alphonsus Parish, Maple Glen, to Pastor, Saint Joseph Parish, Downingtown

Reverend James P. Olson, to Pastor, Nativity B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia, while continuing as Parochial Administrator, Mother of Divine Grace Parish, and Saint George Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Michael J. Reilly, from Pastor, Saint Richard Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Saint Jerome Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend George Schommer, O.P., to Pastor, Saint Patrick Parish, Philadelphia, effective July 22, 2018

Reverend John R. Weber, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Pius X Parish, Broomall, to Pastor, Saint Richard Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Eugene C. Wilson, from Parish Administrator, Saint Charles Borromeo Parish, Bensalem, to Pastor, Holy Cross Parish, Springfield

PAROCHIAL ADMINISTRATORS

Reverend Walter J. Benn, from Parochial Vicar with Senior Priest status, Saint Mark Parish, Bristol, and Parish Assistant at Saint Martin of Tours Parish, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Lawrence Parish, Riegelsville

Reverend Anthony J. DiGuglielmo, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Ignatius Parish, Yardley, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Parish, Avondale

Reverend Michael S. Olivere, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Martin of Tours Parish, Philadelphia, while continuing as Pastor, Saint Timothy Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Albert J. Santorsola, from Parochial Vicar, Corpus Christi Parish, Lansdale, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Rose of Lima Parish, Eddystone

SENIOR PRIEST

Reverend Dennis Z. Fedak, Pastor Emeritus, Nativity B.V.M. Parish, to Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest, Corpus Christi Parish, Lansdale

 EDUCATION APOSTOLATE

Reverend Mark J. Cavara, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Anselm Parish, Philadelphia, to Faculty, Archbishop John Carroll High School, Radnor

Reverend Edmund McCullough, O.P., to Faculty, Saint Hubert Catholic High School for Girls, Philadelphia, with residence at Saint Patrick Parish, Philadelphia, effective July 22, 2018

Brother Patrick Travers, SCV, to Director of Newman Apostolates at Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania, with residence at Saint Agatha/Saint James Parish, Philadelphia, effective July 9, 2018

Reverend Quan H. Tran, from School Minister, Bishop McDevitt High School, Wyncote, to Faculty, Bishop Shanahan High School, Downingtown

Reverend Christopher M. Walsh, to Chaplain, Bishop McDevitt High School, Wyncote, while continuing as Pastor, Saint Raymond of Penafort Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Robert C. Yetman, from graduate studies, to School Minster, Pope John Paul II High School, Royersford

NEWLY ORDAINED

Reverend Kyle M. Adamczyk, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Andrew Parish, Newtown

Reverend Brandon M. Artman, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Matthew Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Eric J. Banecker, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Pius X Parish, Broomall

Reverend Manuel J. Flores, to Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Grace Parish, Penndel

Reverend Patrick J. Muka, to Parochial Vicar, Mary, Mother of the Redeemer Parish, North Wales

Reverend Quy K. Pham, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Albert the Great Parish, Huntingdon Valle

PAROCHIAL VICARS

Reverend Miguel Angel Bravo Alvarez, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Barnabas Parish, Philadelphia, effective May 18, 2018

Reverend Daniel J. Arechabala, from Parochial Vicar, Mary, Mother of the Redeemer Parish, North Wales, to part time Parochial Vicar, Saint Mark Parish, Bristol, and part time Parochial Vicar, Queen of the Universe Parish, Levittown, with residence at Queen of the Universe Parish

Reverend Jason E. Buck, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Andrew Parish, Newtown, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Eleanor Parish, Collegeville

Reverend Timothy Danaher, O.P., to Parochial Vicar, Saint Patrick Parish, Philadelphia, effective July 22, 2018

Reverend Robert M. Gross, from Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Grace Parish, Penndel, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Helena Parish, Blue Bell

Reverend John D. Hand, from Pastor, Our Lady of Peace Parish, Milmont Park, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Cyprian Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Brian A. Izzo, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Cecilia Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Mary Magdalen Parish, Media

Reverend Michael G. Mullan, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Agnes Parish, West Chester, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Martin of Tours Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Charles J. Ravert, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Charles Borromeo Parish, Bensalem, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Stanislaus Parish, Lansdale

Reverend Arul Selvanayagam, O.Praem., from Parochial Vicar, Saint Patrick Parish, Malvern, effective June 17, 2018, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Norbert Parish, Paoli, effective September 3, 2018

Reverend Daniel C. Vitz, I.V.E., to Parochial Vicar, Saint Veronica Parish, Philadelphia, effective August 6, 2018

Reverend Mario Rodrigo Avila Vivero, I.V.E., to Parochial Vicar, Saint Veronica Parish, Philadelphia, effective September 1, 2018

Reverend David A. Waters, from Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Morton, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Agnes Parish, West Chester

CHAPLAIN

Reverend John D. Gabin, from Pastor, Holy Cross Parish, Springfield, to Chaplain, Saint Francis Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Darby

Reverend Robert Ngageno, to Chaplain, Immaculate Mary Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, with residence at Saint Bernard Parish, Philadelphia, effective July 16, 2018

Reverend Philip A. White, O.F.M. Cap., to Chaplain, Philadelphia Prison System, effective July 23, 2018

RETIREMENT – PERMANENT DEACONS

Deacon Jose Hernandez, Permanent Deacon, Saint Martin of Tours Parish, Philadelphia

Deacon Frederick E. Poellnitz, Permanent Deacon, Saint Athanasius Parish, Philadelphia

Deacon Robert J. Stewart, Permanent Deacon, Assumption B.V.M. Parish, Feasterville

Deacon Stanley M. Zaleski, Permanent Deacon, Saint Martin of Tours Parish, Philadelphia

RESIDENCE

Reverend Matthew W. Guckin, Director, Catholic Mission and Identity, Office for Catechetical Formation, from Saint Patrick Parish, Philadelphia, to Saint Margaret Parish, Narberth

Reverend John J. Nordeman, School Minister, Lansdale Catholic High School, from Saint Rose of Lima Parish, North Wales, to Epiphany of Our Lord Parish, Plymouth Meeting, effective July 13, 2018

OTHER

Reverend Mark S. Kunigonis, Pastor, Saint Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Parish, Avondale, has been granted a health leave of absence

 

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