Clerical Appointments 2023

September 2023

 

Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective as noted:

DIOCESAN OFFICE

Reverend Tymoteusz Tarnacki, O.S.P.P.E., to Director of the Office for Ministry with Young Adults, effective September 5, 2023

 

PAROCHIAL ADMINISTRATORS

Reverend Marc F. Capizzi, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Andrew Parish, Newtown, and Chaplain, Conwell-Egan High School, to Parochial Administrator, Mother of Divine Providence Parish, King of Prussia, effective October 2, 2023

Reverend Sean P. English, to Parochial Administrator, pro tem, Saint Rose of Lima Parish, North Wales, while continuing as Pastor, Saint Stanislaus Parish, Lansdale, effective September 8, 2023

Reverend Thomas M. Higgins to Parochial Administrator, pro tem, Saint Anne Parish, Philadelphia, while continuing as Pastor, Holy Innocents Parish, Philadelphia, and Regional Dean, Deanery 12, effectvie August 14, 2023

Reverend Edward T. Kearns to Parochial Administrator, pro tem, Maternity B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia, effectvie August 18, 2023

 

PAROCHIAL VICARS

Reverend Henry F. Graebe, III, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Eleanor Parish, Collegeville, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Andrew Parish, Newtown, effective October 2, 2023

Reverend John Bosco Sammanasunathan, SdC, to part time Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Peace Parish, Milmont Park, effective August 14, 2023

 Reverend John P. Stokely, from Graduate Studies, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Eleanor Parish, Collegeville, effective October 2, 2023

 

EDUCATION APOSTOLATE

 Reverend Michael G. Speziale to Chaplain, Conwell-Egan High School, Fairless Hills, while continuing as Pastor, Saint Ephrem Parish, Bensalem, effective October 2, 2023

 

PERMANENT DEACON

 Deacon Michael J. Cushing, from Saint Jude Parish, Chalfont, to Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Warminster, effective August 21, 2023

 Deacon Edward Rodes, to Permanent Deacon, Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Philadelphia, effective September 15, 2023

 

July 2023

 

Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective as noted:

SPECIAL MINISTRY

Reverend Monsignor John C. Marine, to Episcopal Vicar, pro tem, of Episcopal Region III, while continuing as Pastor, Saint Bede the Venerable Parish, Holland, and Regional Dean, Deanery #10, effective July 1, 2023

PASTOR

Reverend Michael Cunningham, C.Ss.R., to Pastor, Saint Peter the Apostle Parish, Philadelphia, effective August 16, 2023

PAROCHIAL VICARS

 Reverend Joseph Dionne, C.Ss.R., to Parochial Vicar, Visitation B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia, effective August 16, 2023

Reverend John Kingsbury, C.Ss.R., to Parochial Vicar, Saint Peter the Apostle Parish, Philadelphia, effective August 30, 2023

Reverend Gerard Knapp, C.Ss.R., to Parochial Vicar, Saint Peter the Apostle Parish, Philadelphia, effective August 16, 2023

Reverend Michael J. Saban, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Joseph Parish, Ambler, while continuing as Parochial Vicar, Saint Anthony of Padua Parish, Amblereffective June 19, 2023.

 

June 2023

 

Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective June 19, 2023, unless otherwise noted:

 

PAROCHIAL VICARS

 

Reverend Martin Kook-Don Joo, to  Parochial Vicar, Holy Angels Parish, Philadelphia, effective June 8, 2023

Reverend Federico Masutti, FSSP, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Mary Parish, Conshohocken, effective July 1, 2023

 

 

RETIREMENT – PERMANENT DEACONS

Deacon Joseph R. DeRosa, Diocese of Trenton

 

Deacon Michael G. Conroy, Saint Genevieve, Flourtown, effective September 30, 2023

 

Deacon William W. Evans, Corpus Christi Parish, Lansdale

 

Deacon Patrick J. Mandracchia, Visitation B.V.M. Parish, Norristown

 

Deacon Edward R. Schiappa, Saint Joseph Parish, Downingtown

 

NEWLY ORDAINED PERMANENT DEACONS

 

Deacon Paul A. Fisher, to Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Strafford

 

Deacon James J. McGonigal, to Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, Springfield

 

Deacon David M. McGovern, to Saint Michael the Archangel Parish, Levittown

 

Deacon Christopher T. Parker, to Mary, Mother of the Redeemer Parish, North Wales

 

PERMANENT DEACONS – ASSIGNMENT CHANGES

 

Deacon Michael Bell, from Our Lady of Calvary Parish, Philadelphia, to release to the Diocese of Orlando

Deacon Edward J. Morris, from Saint Albert the Great Parish, Huntingdon Valley, to Saint John Bosco Parish, Hatboro, effective September 11, 2023

 

Deacon William J. Moser, from Saint William Parish, Philadelphia, to Saint Cecilia Parish, Philadelphia

 

Deacon John P. Rose, from Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Strafford, to Saint Patrick Parish, Norristown  

 

PERMANENT DEACONS – SPLIT ASSIGNMENT

 

Deacon Joseph W. Bernauer, Jr, from Maternity B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia, as a primary assignment, and Saint Hilary of Poitiers Parish, Rydal, as a secondary assignment, to Maternity B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia, and Saint Hilary of Poitiers as a split assignment  

 

PERMANENT DEACONS – SECONDARY ASSIGNMENTS

 

Deacon Donald P. DiCarlo, to Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, School of Theological Studies, while continuing at Saint Thomas of Villanova Parish, Villanova

 

Deacon John H. Farrell, to Saint John the Baptist Parish, Philadelphia, while continuing at Saint Charles Borromeo Parish, Drexel Hill  

 

Deacon Patrick Kennedy, to Saint Ambrose Parish, Philadelphia, while continuing at Office of Life and Family, Archdiocesan Pastoral Center

 

Deacon Timothy P. Lynch, to Saint Timothy Parish, Philadelphia, while continuing at Saint Jude Parish, Chalfont

 

Deacon James L. Mahoney, to Saint Helena Parish, Philadelphia, while continuing at Saint Athanasius Parish, Philadelphia

 

Deacon John P. Teson, to Saint Jerome Parish, Philadelphia, while continuing at Our Lady of Calvary Parish, Philadelphia

 

Deacon James V. Walsh, to Saint Gabriel Parish, Norwood, while continuing at Saint Eugene Parish, Primos.

 


Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective June 26, 2023:

EDUCATION APOSTOLATE

Reverend Marc Capizzi, to Chaplain, Conwell-Egan High School, Fairless Hills, while continuing as Parochial Vicar, Saint Andrew Parish, Newtown

Reverend Kenneth Cavara, to Chaplain, Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti High School, Philadelphia, while continuing as Parochial Vicar, Saint Monica Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Joseph McCaffrey, to Chaplain, Archbishop John Carroll High School, Radnor, while continuing as Parochial Administrator, Our Lady of Peace Parish, Milmont Park

Reverend Addisalem Mekonnen, to  Chaplain, West Catholic Preparatory High School, Philadelphia, while continuing as Pastor, Saint Martin De Porres, Philadelphia

Reverend David O’Brien, from School Minister, Lansdale Catholic High School, Lansdale, to Chaplain, Lansdale Catholic High School, Lansdale, and Chaplain, Archbishop Wood High School, Warminister

Reverend Anthony Raymundo, from School Minister, Monsignor Bonner/Archbishop Prendergast High School, Drexel Hill, to Chaplain, Monsignor Bonner/Archbishop Prendergast High School, Drexel Hill, and Chaplain, Roman Catholic High School, Philadelphia

Reverend Eugene Wilson, to Chaplain, Pope John Paul II High School, Royersford, while continuing as Pastor, Saint Gabriel Parish, Stowe


 

Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective June 19, 2023, unless otherwise noted: 

 

PASTORS EMERITI

Reverend James A. Callahan, Christ the King Parish, Philadelphia

     Father Callahan is retiring and his residence is to be determined

 

Reverend Alfonso J. Concha, Saint William Parish, Philadelphia

     Father Concha is retiring and will reside at a private residence

 

Reverend Edward T. Kearns, Saint Dominic Parish, Philadelphia

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

 

Reverend Monsignor Stephen P. McHenry, Saint Anthony of Padua Parish, Ambler

     Monsignor McHenry is retiring and will reside at a private residence

 

Reverend John J. Newns, Saint Ann Parish, Phoenixville

     Father News is retiring and will reside at Saint Matthew Parish, Conshohocken

 

Reverend Monsignor Joseph J. Nicolo, Saint Helena Parish, Blue Bell

     Monsignor Nicolo is retiring and will reside at Visitation B.V.M. Parish, Norristown

 

Reverend Monsignor Wilfred J. Pashley, Saint Barbara Parish, Philadelphia

     Monsignor Pashley is retiring and will reside at a private residence

 

Reverend Eugene M. Tully, Saint Joseph Parish, Ambler

     Father Tully is retiring and will reside at a private residence

 

RETIREMENT

Reverend Monsignor Thomas J. Dunleavy, Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest,  Saint Simon and Jude Parish, West Chester, and Pastor Emeritus, Saint Anselm Parish, Philadelphia
     Monsignor Dunleavy will reside at a private residence

Reverend Dennis Z. Fedak, Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest,  Corpus Christi Parish, Lansdale, and Pastor Emeritus, Nativity B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia,
     Father Fedak will reside at a private residence

 

SEMINARY AND DIOCESAN OFFICES

Reverend Philip G. Bochanski, to Vicar General, Moderator of the Curia, and   Episcopal Vicar, pro tem, of Episcopal Region II, with residence at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul

Reverend Monsignor Brian P. Hennessy, to Regional Dean of Deanery 7 while continuing as Pastor, Saint Alphonsus Parish, Maple Glen

Reverend Brian M. Kean, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Matthias Parish, Bala Cynwyd, to full-time Assistant Vicar for Clergy

Reverend Christopher Redcay, from Pastor, Saint Patrick Parish, Malvern, to Director of Spiritual Formation in the Theological Seminary, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, with residence at the Seminary

 

PASTORS

Reverend Matthew D. Brody, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Richard Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Saint Richard Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Monsignor Joseph P. Duncan, from Pastor, Saint Albert the Great Parish, Huntingdon Valley, and Regional Dean of Deanery 7, to Pastor, Saint Patrick Parish, Malvern

Reverend Brian A. Izzo, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Rose of Lima Parish, Eddystone, to Pastor, Saint Rose of Lima Parish, Eddystone

Reverend Sean A. Loomis, from Parochial Administrator, Annunciation B.V.M. Parish, Havertown, to Pastor, Annunciation B.V.M. Parish, Havertown

Reverend John P. Masson, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Bernadette Parish, Drexel Hill, to Pastor, Saint Bernadette Parish, Drexel Hill

Reverend Robert B. McDermott, from Pastor, Saint John Fisher Parish, Boothwyn, to Pastor, Saint Albert the Great Parish, Huntingdon Valley

Reverend Addisalem T. Mekonnen, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Martin de Porres Parish, Philadelphia, to  Pastor, Saint Martin de Porres Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Thomas D. O’Donald, from Parochial Administrator, Epiphany of Our Lord Parish, Plymouth Meeting, to Pastor, Epiphany of Our Lord Parish, Plymouth Meeting

Reverend James C. Otto, from Pastor, Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Saint John Fisher Parish, Boothwyn

Reverend Stephen H. Paolino, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Vincent De Paul Parish, Richboro, to Pastor, Saint Vincent De Paul Parish, Richboro

Reverend Anthony T. Rossi, from Pastor, Saint Anselm Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Saint Agnes Parish, Sellersville

Reverend Jeffrey M. Stecz, from Pastor, Saint Agnes Parish, Sellersville, to Pastor, Saint Anselm Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend George J. Szparagowski, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Philip Neri Parish, Lafayette Hill, to Pastor, Saint Philip Neri Parish, Lafayette Hill

Reverend Stephen D. Thorne, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Barbara Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Saint Barbara Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Quan M. Trinh, from Parochial Administrator, Divine Mercy Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Divine Mercy Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Joseph S. Zaleski, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Katherine of Siena Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Saint Katherine of Siena Parish, Philadelphia

 

PAROCHIAL ADMINISTRATORS

Reverend Daniel J. Arechabala, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Agnes Parish, West Chester, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Ann Parish, Phoenixville

Reverend Monsignor Francis W. Beach, from Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest, Saint Katharine of Siena Parish, Wayne, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Matthias Parish, Bala Cynwyd,  and Consultant for the Comprehensive Campaign for Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary

Reverend Joseph W. Bongard, from Rector, Roman Catholic High School, Philadelphia, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Helena Parish, Blue Bell, and Parochial Administrator, Saint Titus Parish, Norristown

Reverend Brian T. Connolly, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Helena Parish, Blue Bell, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Dominic Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Francesco M. D’Amico, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Aloysius Parish, Pottstown, to Parochial Administrator, Saint William Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Thomas J. Gardner, from Newman Chaplain, West Chester University, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Malachy Parish, Philadelphia,  and Newman Chaplain, Temple University

Reverend Shaun L. Mahoney, from Newman Chaplain, Temple University Newman Center, to Parochial Administrator, Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Philadelphia 

Reverend James T. McGuinn, from Rector, Saint Joseph’s-in-the-Hills Retreat House, Malvern, to  Parochial Administrator, Saint Anthony of Padua Parish, Ambler, and Parochial Administrator, Saint Joseph Parish, Ambler

Reverend Remigio Morales, S.C.V., to Parochial Administrator, Saint Agatha/Saint James Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend John J. Pidgeon, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Limerick, to Parochial Administrator, Christ the King Parish, Philadelphia

 

SENIOR PRIESTS

Reverend Edward T. Kearns, Pastor Emeritus, Saint Dominic Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest, Maternity B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Monsignor Daniel J. Kutys, from Moderator of the Curia and Vicar General, to Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest, part-time Saint Dorothy Parish, Drexel Hill, and part-time Saint Anastasia Parish, Newtown Square

Reverend Herbert J. Sperger, from as Director of Spiritual Formation, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, to Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest, Saint Patrick Parish, Norristown

 

NEWLY ORDAINED

Reverend Anthony J. Albanese, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Laurence Parish, Upper Darby

Reverend Shane M. Flanagan, to Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Doylestown

Reverend Randall J. Kraft, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Agnes Parish, West Chester

Reverend Phong T. Le, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Cecilia Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend John C.  Okpara, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Monica Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Kenneth I. Omeke, to Parochial Vicar, Saints Simon and Jude Parish, West Chester

Reverend Wesly L. Taveras Medina, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Aloysius Parish, Pottstown

 

PAROCHIAL VICARS

Reverend Kyle M. Adamczyk, from School Minister, Conwell-Egan High School, Fairless Hills, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Helena Parish, Blue Bell, and Saint Titus Parish, Norristown

Reverend Brandon M. Artman, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Anastasia Parish, Newtown Square, to Parochial Vicar, Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia

Reverend Matthew K. Biedrzycki, from Parochial Vicar, Cathedral Basilica Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Helena Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Wilfred E. Emeh, from part-time Parochial Vicar, Saint Agnes Parish, West Chester, to part-time Parochial Vicar, Saint Malachy Parish, Philadelphia, and part time Newman Chaplain, Temple University

Reverend Alessandro P. Giardini, from School Minister, Pope John Paul II High School, Royersford, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Agnes Parish, West Chester

Reverend Carlos F. Keen, S.C.V., from Parochial Administrator, Saint Agatha/Saint James Parish, Philadelphia, to part-time Parochial Vicar, Saint Agatha/Saint James Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Edward C. Kelly, from Faculty, Cardinal O’Hara High School, Springfield, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Helena Parish, Blue Bell, and Saint Titus Parish, Norristown

Reverend Richard K. McFadden, from part-time Parochial Vicar, Saint Philip Neri Parish, Lafayette Hill, to part-time Parochial Vicar, Saint Anastasia Parish, Newtown Square, while continuing as Vice Chancellor

Reverend Jeffrey M. Rott, from Parochial Vicar, Mother of Divine Providence Parish, King of Prussia, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Limerick

Reverend Peter J. Welsh, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Helena Parish, Philadelphia, to part-time Parochial Vicar, Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul with primary responsibility for Spanish Ministry and part-time Parochial Vicar, Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Philadelphia, with residence at Sacred Heart of Jesus Rectory

 

SPECIAL MINISTRY

Reverend Mark J. Cavara, from School Minister, Archbishop John Carroll High School, Radnor, to Newman Chaplain, West Chester University, with continued residence at Saint Patrick Parish, Malvern

Reverend Douglas M. McKay, from Chaplain, Our House Ministries, to Rector, Saint Joseph’s-in-the-Hills Retreat House, Malvern

Reverend Christopher C. Moriconi, from graduate studies in Sacred Scripture in Rome, to doctoral studies in Sacred Scripture at The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

 

CHAPLAINS

Reverend Diogo Escudero, O.F.M. Cap., to Chaplain to the Portugese and Brazilian Communities, effective July 1, 2023

Reverend Robert F. Lucas, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Cecilia Parish, Philadelphia, to Chaplain, University City Hospitals, with residence at Saint Francis De Sales Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Robert Ngageno, from Chaplain, Immaculate Mary Center for Rehabilitation & Healthcare, Philadelphia, to Chaplain, University City Hospitals, with residence at Saint Francis De Sales Parish, Philadelphia

Reverend Quy K. Pham, previously appointed Chaplain, University City Hospitals, with residence at Saint Francis De Sales Parish, Philadelphia, has been appointed Chaplain, Immaculate Mary Center for Rehabilitation & Healthcare, with residence at Saint Jerome Parish, Philadelphia

 

May 2023

Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective May 22, 2023:

Reverend Monsignor George L. Strausser, Chaplain, University City Hospitals, to health leave of absence

CHAPLAIN

Reverend Quy K. Pham, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Albert the Great Parish, Huntingdon Valley, to Chaplain, University City Hospitals, with residence at Saint Francis De Sales Parish, Philadelphia

 

February 2023

Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective as noted:

PAROCHIAL VICAR

Reverend Komlan D. Gnangba, F.M., to Parochial Vicar, Saint Joseph Parish, Coatesville, effective January 10, 2023

CHAPLAIN

Reverend Mark A. Tobin, to Chaplain, Archbishop Wood High School, Warminster, while continuing as Parochial Vicar, Mary, Mother of the Redeemer Parish, North Wales, effective February 8, 2023

 

January 2023

Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective January 20, 2023, unless otherwise noted:

PAROCHIAL ADMINISTRATORS

Reverend Michael F. Hennelly, to  Parochial Administrator, Saint Malachy Parish, Philadelphia, while continuing as Vicar for Clergy

Reverend Thomas P. Kletzel, from Pastor, Saint Malachy Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Thomas More Parish, Pottstown

PAROCHIAL VICARS

Reverend William S. Lange, from health leave, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Maximilian Kolbe Parish, West Chester, effective December 16, 2022

Reverend Stephen D. Thorne, from Independent Graduate Studies, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Barbara Parish, Philadelphia

January 6, 2022

Clerical Appointments 2022

December 2022 Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective December 12, 2022, unless otherwise noted: PASTOR Reverend Charles Zlock, from Pastor, Saint Monica Parish, Berwyn, to Pastor, Saint Raymond of Penafort Parish, Philadelphia PAROCHIAL ADMINISTRATORS Reverend Monsignor Thomas J. Dunleavy, to Parochial Administrator, pro tem, Saint Thomas More Parish, […]

January 22, 2021

Clerical Appointments 2021

NOVEMBER 2021 Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective as noted: PAROCHIAL ADMINISTRATORS Reverend Scottston Brentwood, O. de M., from Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Administrator, pro tem, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Philadelphia, effective November 9, 2021 Reverend Brian M. Kean, to Parochial […]

February 25, 2020

Clerical Appointments 2020

November 2020 Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective as noted: PAROCHIAL ADMINISTRATORS Reverend John D. Hand, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Cyprian Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Gabriel Parish, Norwood, effective November 12, 2020 Reverend Dominic Ishaq, from part-time Staff member, Office of the Metropolitan Tribunal, and part-time […]

May 22, 2019

Clerical Appointments 2019

October 2019   Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointment, effective as noted: PAROCHIAL VICAR Reverend Daniel J. Arechabala, from part time Parochial Vicar, Queen of the Universe Parish, Levittown, and part time Parochial Vicar, Saint Mark Parish, Bristol, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Agnes Parish, West Chester, effective […]

February 14, 2018

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, […]

June 5, 2017

Clerical Appointments 2017

Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective as noted: OUTSIDE THE ARCHDIOCESE Reverend James M. Oliver, from Pastor, Saint Philip Neri Parish, Philadelphia, Vice Chancellor, and Assistant Vicar for Clergy, to service at the Congregation for the Clergy for a period of five years at the request […]

May 23, 2016

Clerical Appointments 2016

Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective June 20, 2016, unless otherwise noted: PASTORS EMERITI Reverend Walter J. Benn, Mother of Divine Grace Parish, PhiladelphiaFather Benn has been reassigned as a Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest Reverend John E. Calabro, Pastor Emeritus, Annunciation B.V.M. […]

June 5, 2015

Clerical Appointments 2015

Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective June 30, 2014, unless otherwise noted.