Diocesan Assignments

Diocesan Assignments: Feb. 16, 2019

PASTOR

Rev. Msgr. Jamie J. Gigantiello, from pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and administrator of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Williamsburg, to pastor of the newly merged parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel-Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Williamsburg, while remaining Vicar for Development and director of Parish Giving Programs, effective, June 1, 2018.

TEMPORARY ADMINISTRATOR

Very Rev. Kevin J. Sweeney, to temporary administrator of St. John the Evangelist-St. Rocco, Park Slope, while remaining pastor of St. Michael, Sunset Park, and Dean of Brooklyn 8 Deanery, effective Jan. 14.

PAROCHIAL VICAR

Rev. Kenneth J. Grande, from pastor of St. John the Evangelist-St. Rocco, Park Slope, to parochial vicar of Our Lady of Hope, Middle Village, effective Jan. 31.

Rev. Joseph A. Gancila, from parochial vicar of St. Mary Mother of Jesus, Bath Beach, to parochial vicar of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dyker Heights, effective Jan. 31.

Rev. Gesson Agenis, from parochial vicar of St. Michael, Sunset Park, to parochial vicar of Most Precious Blood, Bath Beach, and to parochial vicar of SS. Simon and Jude, Gravesend, effective Jan. 31.

Rev. Felix Herrera, to parochial vicar of St. Michael, Sunset Park, effective Jan. 31.

PAROCHIAL VICAR (RELIGIOUS ORDER)

Rev. Jose J. Parathanal, C.M.I., to parochial vicar of St. Mary Mother of Jesus, Bath Beach, effective Jan. 31.

Rev. Angel L. Medrano-Matos, C.M., from parochial vicar of St. John the Evangelist-St. Rocco, Park Slope, to parochial vicar of Our Lady of Sorrows, Corona, effective Sept. 14, 2018.

RETIRED

Rev. Msgr. Joseph P. Nagle, from Director of the Missions Office, to senior priest status, effective Nov. 1. 2018.

RESIDENCE

Rev. Coleman J. Costello, from residence at the Bishop Mugavero Residence for Senior Priests, Douglaston, to private residence, while remaining in senior priest status, effective Jan. 3.

Rev. Martin R. Kull, from residence at Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge, to residence at St. Josaphat, Bayside, while remaining in senior priest status, effective Sept. 1, 2018.

NON-INCARDINATED

Rev. Israel Perez, from parochial vicar of Most Precious Blood, Bath Beach, to parochial vicar of Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph-St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights, effective Jan. 31.

Rev. XiaoMing Ma, to parochial vicar of Mary’s Nativity-St. Ann, Flushing, effective Oct. 5, 2018.

Rev. Jose M. Legaspi, to parochial vicar of St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, effective Sept. 11, 2018.

Rev. Ernest C. Makata, to residence at Queen of Peace, Kew Gardens Hills, while attending classes at St. John’s University, Jamaica, effective Jan. 14.

Rev. Hector A. Restrepo, from parochial vicar of St. Sylvester, New Lots, and from residence and ministry at St. Fortunata, New Lots, and from ministry at St. Laurence, East New York, to parochial vicar of St. Rita, Long Island City, effective Jan. 31.

Rev. Tomasz S. Adamczyk from parochial vicar of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and parochial of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Williamsburg, to parochial vicar of the newly merged parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel-Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Williamsburg, effective June 1, 2018.

RELIGIOUS

Rev. Agnelo C. Pinto, S.M.W., from residence at St. Augustine, Park Slope, to move to Canada, effective Feb. 20.

Rev. Earl Keating, C.P., to retired, residence and ministry at the Immaculate Conception Monastery, Jamaica, effective Jan. 9.

Rev. Patrick Geinzer, C.P., to residence and ministry at the Immaculate Conception Monastery, Jamaica, effective Jan. 9.

Rev. Wilfrid F. Dewan, C.S.P., form private residence and ministry at St. Andrew Avellino, Flushing, to move to Canada, effective Aug. 26, 2018.

Rev. Randall C. Rentner, C.S.C., from residence at St. Joseph, Astoria, while ministering at Holy Cross High School, Flushing, to move to Colorado, effective Aug. 31, 2018.

Rev. Jozef Kudla, C.M., from student and residence at St. John’s University, Jamaica, to return to ministry with his order, effective Jan 31.

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT

Rev. Lucon Rigaud, to post-ordination studies, while remaining part-time parochial vicar of St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica, effective Jan 31.

Very Rev. Francis J. Passenant, to dean of Queens Deanery 6, while remaining the administrator of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, Forest Hills, effective Jan 31.

Very Rev. William F. Sweeney, to dean of Queens deanery 10, while remaining pastor of St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, effective Dec. 10, 2018.

Rev. Charles P. Keeney, from parochial vicar of Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph-St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights, to director of the Missions Office, and director of the Propagation of the Faith, and to residence at Holy Name of Jesus, Prospect Park, while remaining diocesan director for Catholic Relief Services, effective Jan. 31.

DEACON

Deacon Philip Franco, from deacon of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and deacon of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Williamsburg, to deacon of the newly merged parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel-Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Williamsburg, effective June 1, 2018.

 

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