Diocesan Assignments

Diocesan Assignments – Dec. 26, 2015

ADMINISTRATOR

Msgr. Alfred P. LoPinto, to administrator of St. Charles Borromeo, Brooklyn Heights, while remaining vicar for human services, CEO and executive vice president of Catholic Charities, effective Jan. 31, 2016.

Rev. Michael J. Lynch, from parochial vicar of St. Thomas the Apostle, Woodhaven, to administrator of Our Lady of the Cenacle, Richmond Hill, effective Jan. 31, 2016.

Rev. Patrick H. Longalong, from parochial vicar of St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, to administrator of Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village, while remaining Coordinator of Ministry to the Filipino Immigrants, effective Feb. 3, 2016.

RESIDENCE

Msgr. James F. Spengler, from residence at St. Rose of Lima, Rockaway Beach, to residence at the Bishop Mugavero Residence for Senior Priests, Douglaston, while remaining in senior priest status, effective Jan. 31, 2016.

NON-INCARDINATED

Rev. José E. Lopez, from parochial vicar to administrator of Holy Spirit, Borough Park, while remaining with limited ministry at St. Rose of Lima, Parkville, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

Msgr. Theophilus A. Joseph, from residence at St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights, to temporary residence at the Bishop Mugavero Residence for Senior Priests, Douglaston, effective Nov. 20.

Rev. Jae Young Choi, to residence at St. Paul Chong Ha-Sang, Flushing, while remaining a student at Fordham University, and to weekend ministry and to residence at Holy Spirit, Borough Park, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

RELIGIOUS ORDER

Rev. Isaie Jean-Louis, C.S.Sp., to ministry and residence at St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights, while attending CPE training and ministry at the Dr. Susan Smith McKinney Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, Brooklyn, effective Dec. 1.

Rev. Columkille Regan, C.P., to residence at the Immaculate Conception Monastery, Jamaica, effective Dec. 1.

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT

Rev. Jason N. Espinal, to regional director of vocations for the Brooklyn West Vicariate, while remaining parochial vicar of Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge, effective Dec. 1.

DEACON

Deacon James Ramos, from released from diocesan assignment for personal reasons, to released from diocesan assignment with ministry in the Archdiocese of New York, effective Dec. 31.

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