Diocesan Assignments

Diocesan Assignments: October 26, 2019

PASTOR

Rev. John Tino, to pastor of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary – St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr, Ozone Park, while remaining administrator of St. Benedict Joseph Labre, Richmond Hill, effective Oct. 1.

Rev. Andrzej W. Klocek, from pastor of St. Catharine of Alexandria, Borough Park, to pastor of St. Elizabeth, Ozone Park, effective Oct. 1.

PASTOR (RELIGIOUS ORDER)

Rev. Bartholomew F. Mrosso, M. Afr., from administrator to pastor of St. Bonaventure – St. Benedict the Moor, Jamaica, effective Oct. 5.

ADMINISTRATOR (RELIGIOUS ORDER)

Rev. Jose A. Orellana, I.V.E., from pastor of Mary, Mother of the Church, New Lots, to temporary ministry at St. Paul the Apostle, Corona, effective Sept.1., and to administrator of St. Catharine of Alexandria, Borough Park, effective Oct. 1.

PAROCHIAL VICAR

Rev. David P. Bertolotti, to parochial vicar of St. Mary Star of the Sea – St. Gertrude, Far Rockaway, while remaining in limited nursing home ministry, effective Sept. 1.

PAROCHIAL VICAR (RELIGIOUS ORDER)

Rev. Stephen F. Cantwell, C.M., to parochial vicar of St. John the Baptist, Bedford Stuyvesant, effective Sept. 1.

Rev. Lukasz Sztorc, C.M., to parochial vicar of St. Stanislaus Kostka, Greenpoint, effective Sept. 10.

SABBATICAL

Rev. Patrick J. Frawley, from released from diocesan assignment, ministering in Brooklyn, to sabbatical leave, effective Sept. 1.

RETIRED

Rev. Robert F. Barclay, from pastor of St. Elizabeth, Ozone Park, to senior priest status, effective Oct. 1.

Rev. Paul C. Palmiotto, from pastor of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary – St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr, to medical leave, effective Oct. 1., and to senior priest status and early retirement, with private residence, effective Oct. 31.

Rev. Peter A. Mahoney, from senior-active priest, to senior priest status, effective Sept. 1.

NON-INCARDINATED

Rev. Dawit Moroda, from residence at St. Gerard Majella, Hollis, while attending classes at St. John’s University, to chaplain of St. John’s Episcopal hospital, and to chaplain of Far Rockaway nursing homes, and to residence at St. Mary Star of the Sea and St. Gertrude, Far Rockaway, effective Sept. 1.

Rev. Peter J. Mawusi, to parochial vicar of St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands, and to parochial vicar of Our Lady Help of Christians, Midwood, effective Sept. 20.

Rev. Mintu Rozario, to diocesan coordinator of ministry to the Bangladeshi Immigrants, while remaining parochial vicar of Queen of Angels, Sunnyside, and St. Bartholomew, Elmhurst, and hospital ministry, effective Sept. 1.

Rev. Ernest C. Makata, from residence at Queen of Angels, Kew Garden Hills, to residence at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, Bayside, while remaining in classes at St. John’s University, effective July 16.

RELIGIOUS

Rev. Sauro Sbarbati, Koinonia John Baptist, to pastoral ministry and residence at Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Red Hook, effective Oct. 1.

Rev. Mario M. Powell, S.J., to residence at the Carroll Street Jesuit Community, Brooklyn, effective Aug. 26.

Rev. Terrence M. Curry, S.J., to residence and ministry at St. John the Evangelist – St. Rocco, Park Slope, effective Aug. 27.

Rev. Christopher Cleary, C.P., from parochial vicar of Immaculate Conception, Jamaica, to ministry with his order in Puerto Rico, effective Aug. 22.

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT

Very Rev. Patrick J. Keating, to General Counsel for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, while remaining Econome, Vicar for Financial Administration, Associate Vicar for Human Services, Deputy CEO of Catholic Charities, CEO of Catholic Migration Services, Chaplain of the Catholic Lawyers Guild for Kings County, and Designated Hiring Official of the Diocese of Brooklyn, effective Sept. 10.

DEACON

Deacon Hector E. Rodriguez, from deacon of Most Precious Blood, Astoria, to released from diocesan assignment for medical reasons, effective Oct. 1.

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