Diocesan Assignments

Diocesan Assignments – Febuary 3, 2023

ADMINISTRATOR 

(RELIGIOUS ORDER) 

Rev. Ignacio Cogollodo, S.D.V., to administrator of Our Lady of Solace Shrine, Coney Island, effective Jan. 5.


PAROCHIAL VICAR 

Rev. William A. McLaughlin, to parochial vicar and residence at St. Teresa, Woodside, while remaining parochial vicar of St. Raphael, Long Island City, effective Dec. 1, 2023.


NON-INCARDINATED 

Rev. Anselmus Mawusi, from parochial vicar of Sacred Heart of Jesus, Cambria Heights, to return to his home diocese in Ghana, effective Dec. 1, 2023. 

Rev. Joseph S. D’Aco, from temporary ministry and residence at Our Lady of Mercy, Forest Hills, to residence and ministry at Holy Name of Jesus, Park Slope, while remaining retired priest of the Diocese of Fargo, ND, effective Nov. 17, 2023. 

Rev. Christopher K. Okafor, to residence at Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village, while attending classes at St. John’s University, Jamaica, effective Dec. 24, 2023.


RELIGIOUS ORDER 

Rev. German A. Vargas-Acevedo C.S, to parochial vicar of St. Joseph Patron of the Universal Church, Bushwick, effective Jan. 5. 

Rev. Roberto Da Silva, S.D.V., to part-time parochial vicar of Our Lady of Solace, Coney Island, effective Jan. 5. 

Rev. Rowland Onuegbu, S.D.V., from part-time parochial vicar to residence of Our Lady of Solace, Coney Island, while remaining chaplain of SS. Joachim and Anne Nursing Home, Brooklyn, effective Jan. 5. 

Rev. Javier J. Flores, S.D.V., from pastor of Our Lady of Solace, Coney Island, to ministry with his religious order, effective Jan. 5. 

Rev. Marcio Toniazzo, C.S., to temporary ministry at St. Joseph Patron of the Universal Church, Bushwick, while remaining in residence, and ministering in the Archdiocese of New York, effective Dec. 1, 2023. 

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


CHAPLAIN 

Rev. Charles F. Gilley, to high school chaplain, while remaining guidance counselor of St. John’s Preparatory School, Astoria, and residence at St. Patrick, Long Island City, effective Jan. 1. 

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT 

Rev. Christopher R. Heanue, to part-time chaplaincy liaison to the Hospital and Healthcare Chaplaincy Program of the Diocese of Brooklyn, while remaining rector of Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph – St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights, coordinator of ministry to the Irish Immigrants, and the Brooklyn chaplain of Catholic Scouting Program, effective Jan. 1. 


DEACON 

Deacon John Kramer, from part-time deacon of Holy Trinity, and St. Luke, Whitestone, to full-time ministry at St. Luke, Whitestone, effective Jan. 1.