Diocesan Assignments

Diocesan Assignments: Jan. 28, 2017

PASTOR

Rev. William G. Smith, from pastor of O.L. of Light, St. Albans, and from dean of Queens Deanery 9, to pastor of St. Charles Borromeo, Brooklyn Heights, effective June 30.

Rev. Jeffry T. Dillon, from administrator of Christ the King and St. Mary Magdalene, Springfield Gardens, to pastor of O.L. of Light, St. Albans, effective June 30.

 

ADMINISTRATOR

Rev. Hugues Berrette, from parochial vicar of Holy Cross, Flatbush, to administrator of SS. Joachim and Anne, Queens Village, effective Jan. 31.

Rev. Rony Mendes, from parochial vicar of O.L. of Refuge, Flatbush, and from chaplain of Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School, Fort Greene, to administrator of St. Therese of Lisieux, East Flatbush, effective Jan. 31.

 

TEMPORARY ADMINISTRATOR (RELIGIOUS ORDER)

Rev. Mark T. Cregan, C.S.C., to temporary administrator of Christ the King and St. Mary Magdalene, Springfield Gardens, effective Jan. 15.

 

PAROCHIAL VICAR

Rev. Michael C. Gribbon, from pastor of St. Therese of Lisieux, East Flatbush, and from chaplain of Nazareth Regional H.S., East Flatbush, to parochial vicar of Resurrection, Gerritsen Beach, and chaplain of St. Edmund Prep H.S., Sheepshead Bay, effective Jan. 31.

 

RETIRED

Rev. Robert M. Robinson, from pastor of SS. Joachim and Anne, Queens Village, to senior priest status, and to senior active priest ministering as parochial vicar of St. Francis of Assisi-St. Blaise, Crown Heights, effective Jan. 31.

 

INCARDINATED

Rev. Carlos A. Agudelo, administrator of St. Paul the Apostle, Corona, effective Dec. 20.

Rev. Jovito Carongay, Jr., administrator, Ascension, Elmhurst, effective Dec. 20.

Rev. Janusz Dymek, administrator, O.L. of Czestochowa – St. Casimir, Sunset Park, effective Dec. 20.

Rev. Godofredo O. Felicitas, parochial vicar, St. Robert Bellarmine, Bayside, effective Dec. 20.

Rev. Joseph G. Hugo, parochial vicar, O.L. Help of Christians, Midwood, effective Dec. 20.

Rev. Juan Ruiz, parochial vicar, St. Rosalia – Regina Pacis, Borough Park, effective Dec. 20.

Rev. Grzegorz Stasiak, parochial vicar, O.L. of Mercy, Forest Hills, effective Dec. 20.

 

NON-INCARDINATED

Rev. Grzegorz P. Dziedzic, to chaplain of LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, while remaining parochial vicar of Most Precious Blood, Astoria, effective Jan. 31.

Rev. Edwin O. Nwabugwu, from parochial vicar of Resurrection, Gerritsen Beach, to return to his home diocese in Nigeria, effective Jan. 31.

 

RELIGIOUS ORDER

Rev. Felipe Rufes, M.Id., from chaplain of Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Brooklyn, to ministry in the Diocese of Rockville Centre, effective Dec. 31.

Rev. John W. Gouldrick, C.M., to campus ministry, and to residence at St. John’s University, Jamaica, effective Jan. 1.

Rev. Vincent Youngberg, C.P., to ministry and to residence at the Immaculate Conception Monastery, Jamaica, effective Nov. 29, 2016.

Rev. Robert Harrison, C.Ss.R., from parochial vicar and rector of O.L. of Perpetual Help, Sunset Park, to ministry in Saratoga, N.Y., effective Jan. 1.

 

CHAPLAIN

Rev. Richard Zuk, to ministry in the Diocese of Orlando, Florida, while remaining released from diocesan assignment, effective Feb. 19.

Rev. Juan D. Luxama, to campus chaplain of St. Joseph College, Clinton Hill, while remaining parochial vicar of St. Matthew, Crown Heights, effective Jan. 31.

Rev. Rony Mendes, to chaplain of Nazareth Regional H.S., East Flatbush, while remaining newly appointed administrator of St. Therese of Lisieux, East Flatbush, effective Jan. 31.

 

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT

Rev. John J. Costello, from administrator of St. Kevin, Auburndale, and from part-time formation advisor for the Cathedral Seminary House of Formation, to vice-rector of the Cathedral Seminary House of Formation, Douglaston, and to Director of Brooklyn Seminarians, with residence at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston, effective Jan. 31.

Rev. James Rodriguez, to part-time ministry with Catholic Charities, while remaining faculty member of Cathedral Preparatory Seminary, Elmhurst, while remaining in weekend ministry at Blessed Sacrament, Jackson Heights, effective Jan. 1.

 

DEACON IN TRANSITION

Rev. Mr. Przemyslaw Bak, to deacon in transition of O.L. of Grace, Howard Beach, while remaining in formation at SS. Cyril and Methodius Seminary, Michigan, effective Dec. 18.

 

DEACON

Deacon Vincent A. Lino, to Queens chaplain of Catholic Scouting Program, while remaining deacon of St. Anastasia, Douglaston, effective Jan. 31.

Deacon James D. Noble, to Brooklyn chaplain of Catholic Scouting Program, while remaining deacon of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Kensington, effective Jan. 31.

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