Diocesan Assignments

Diocesan Assignments: Dec. 17, 2016

PASTOR

Rev. Msgr. Joseph R. Grimaldi, to pastor of St. Bernard, Mill Basin, while remaining territorial episcopal vicar for Brooklyn, effective Jan. 31, 2017.

Rev. Msgr. Jamie J. Gigantiello, from pastor of St. Bernard, Mill Basin, to pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, and to administrator of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Williamsburg, while remaining vicar for development and director of parish giving programs, effective Jan. 31, 2017.

Rev. Msgr. Joseph P. Calise, from pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, and administrator of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Williamsburg, and from dean of Brooklyn Deanery 1, to pastor of Transfiguration, and to pastor of St. Stanislaus Kostka, Maspeth, effective Jan. 31, 2017.

Rev. Fred Marano, from pastor of SS. Simon and Jude, Gravesend, to pastor of Sacred Heart, East Glendale, effective Jan. 31, 2017.

Rev. Robert J. Armato, from parochial vicar of Our Lady of Hope, Middle Village, to pastor of St. Margaret, Middle Village, effective Jan. 31, 2017.

TEMPORARY ADMINISTRATOR

Rev. Msgr. James J. Kelly, to temporary administrator of St. Martin of Tours, Bushwick, while remaining in senior priest status, effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Rev. John J. Maduri, to temporary administrator of SS. Simon and Jude, Gravesend, while remaining pastor of Most Precious Blood, Bath Beach, effective Jan. 31, 2017.

RETIRED

Rev. August Iantosca, to senior priest status, while remaining in residence at the Bishop Mugavero Residence for Senior Priests, Douglaston, effective Dec. 1.

SABBATICAL

Rev. Jeffry T. Dillon, to sabbatical, while remaining administrator of Christ the King and St. Mary Magdalene, Springfield Gardens, effective Jan. 15, 2017.

Rev. John J. Tobon, to sabbatical, while remaining pastor of St. Martin of Tours, Bushwick, effective Jan. 31, 2017.

RESIDENCE

Rev. Msgr. Steven J. Aguggia, from pastor of St. Margaret, Middle Village, to full-time ministry at the Tribunal of the Diocese of Brooklyn, Douglaston, and to residence at St. Kevin, Auburndale, while remaining judicial vicar, and chaplain of Catholic Lawyers Guild for Queens County chapter, effective Jan. 31, 2017.

Rev. Edward P. Doran, from temporary administrator of St. Charles Borromeo, Brooklyn Heights, to residence at St. Stanislaus Kostka, Maspeth, while remaining in senior priest status, effective Jan. 31, 2017.

Rev. Msgr. Austin P. Bennett, from residence at St. Thomas Aquinas, Marine Park, to residence at Good Shepherd, Marine Park, effective Nov. 17.

NON-INCARDINATED

Rev. Anselmus Mawusi, to parochial vicar of St. Charles Borromeo, Brooklyn Heights, effective Nov. 5.

Rev. Romulo M. Marin, to parochial vicar of St. Brigid, Bushwick, effective Jan. 1, 2017.

RELIGIOUS ORDER

Rev. Kavungal Davy, C.M.I., to dean of Brooklyn Deanery 1, while remaining pastor of St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus, Greenpoint, effective Jan. 31, 2017.

Rev. Gabriel M. Scasino, O.F.M. Conv., from ministry at the San Damiano Mission, Greenpoint, to ministry with his order in Boynton Beach, Florida, effective Sept. 1.

Rev. Michael Taylor, O.F.M. Conv., to residence at St. Adalbert, Elmhurst, effective Sept. 1.

CHAPLAIN

Rev. Paul A. Wood, from pastor of Transfiguration and St. Stanislaus Kostka, Maspeth, to full-time chaplain for the Newman Center at Queens College, Flushing, and to residence at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston, effective Jan. 31, 2017.

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT

Most Rev. Neil E. Tiedemann, C.P., to vicar for West Indian, Caribbean and American Black Catholics, while remaining pastor of St. Matthias, Ridgewood, and auxiliary bishop of Brooklyn, effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Most Rev. Guy A. Sansaricq, to vicar for Haitian Catholics, while remaining retired auxiliary bishop of Brooklyn, and while remaining in senior priest status, effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Reid, to president and chief executive officer of St. John’s Cemetery Corporation, while remaining vicar for financial administration and econome, and spiritual moderator for Catholic Cemeteries, effective Jan. 31, 2017.

Rev. Joseph M. Hoffman, to dean of Brooklyn Deanery 2, while remaining pastor of St. Barbara, Bushwick, effective Jan. 31, 2017.

Rev. Edward M. Kachurka, to Diocesan Liaison of the Knights of Columbus, while remaining pastor of Mary’s Nativity-St. Ann, Flushing, effective Nov. 10.

Rev. Josephjude C. Gannon to chaplain for the Knights of Columbus chaplains, while remaining pastor of St. Gerard Majella Shrine, Hollis, and part-time chaplain for York College, effective Nov. 10.

Rev. Patrick H. Longalong, to Diocesan Coordinator for the Knights of Columbus Refund Support Vocations Program, while remaining administrator of Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village, and coordinator of ministry to Filipino Immigrants, effective Nov. 10.

Rev. Arthur G. Minichello, from parochial vicar of SS. Simon and Jude, Gravesend, to chaplain and to residence of Queen of Peace Residence, Queens Village, effective Nov. 1.

Rev. Edward Mason, to diocesan coordinator of ministry to the Garifuna Immigrants, while remaining pastor of Our Lady of the Presentation – Our Lady of Mercy, Bedford-Stuyvesant, effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Rev. Felix Herrera, to diocesan coordinator of ministry to the Ecuadorian Immigrants, while remaining parochial vicar of St. Joan of Arc, Jackson Heights, effective June 30.

Rev. Vincenzo Cardilicchia, to ministry with the Neo-Catechumenal Way Movement, and to residence at All Saints, Williamsburg, while remaining in ministry at St. Brigid, Bushwick, effective Jan. 1, 2017.

DEACON

Deacon Paul P. Morin, from deacon of St. Dominic, Bensonhurst, to deacon of St. Mark, Sheepshead Bay, effective Jan. 31, 2017.

Deacon Arthur J. Griffin, from deacon of Transfiguration, Maspeth, to retired status, effective Dec. 31.

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