Diocesan Assignments

Diocesan Assignments: July 1 – July 8, 2017

PAROCHIAL VICAR

Rev. James A. Hughes, from parochial vicar of St. Elizabeth, Ozone Park, and St. Benedict Joseph Labre, Richmond Hill, to parochial vicar of Corpus Christi, Woodside, effective July 31.

Rev. John Tino, released from diocesan assignment, and ministry in the Archdiocese of New York, and from private residence, to parochial vicar of St. Elizabeth, Ozone Park, and St. Benedict Joseph Labre, Richmond Hill, effective July 15.

Rev. Patrick G. Burns, from temporary ministry at St. Leo, Corona, to parochial vicar of St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, effective June 30.

RESIDENCE

Rev. Msgr. Alfred P. LoPinto, from administrator, to remain in residence at St. Charles Borromeo, Brooklyn Heights, while remaining vicar for human services, chief executive officer and executive vice president of Catholic Charities, effective June 30.

NON-INCARDINATED

Rev. Kuno Kim, to parochial vicar of St. Raphael, Sunnyside, effective June 2.

Rev. Roberto Cadavid, from parochial vicar of St. Rita, Long Island City, to return to his home diocese in Colombia, effective June 24.

Rev. Jean S. Bruno, from hospital chaplain, to parochial vicar of St. Teresa of Avila-St. Anthony of Padua, South Ozone Park, effective July 31.

RELIGIOUS ORDER

Rev. Joseph F. Redican, C.S.B., to residence in the Diocese of Brooklyn, and to ministry at Cristo Rey High School, Flatbush, effective May 1.

Rev. Nicholas C. Spano, O.F.M., Conv., ordained to the priesthood in Syracuse, remaining in ministry at the San Damiano Mission, Greenpoint, effective May 27.

CHAPLAIN

Rev. Robert Ambalathingal, from parochial vicar of Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village, to hospital chaplain for L.I. Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, while remaining in residence at Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village, effective July 31.

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT

Rev. James Rodriguez, from part-time faculty at the Cathedral Preparatory Seminary, Elmhurst, to full-time ministry with Catholic Charities, and to remain in residence at Blessed Sacrament, Jackson Heights, effective July 1.

Rev. Dwayne D. Davis, to diocesan chairperson for the Black and Indian National Collection Committee, while remaining administrator of St. Thomas Aquinas, Marine Park, effective June 30.

Rev. Rodnev Lapommeray, to spiritual director of the Legion of Mary in the Diocese of Brooklyn, while remaining parochial vicar of St. Sebastian, Woodside, effective June 30.

Rev. Gabriel Lee, to diocesan coordinator of ministry to the Korean immigrants, while remaining pastor of St. Robert Bellarmine, Bayside, effective June 30.

DEACON

Deacon Mauclair Simon, to deacon of St. Jude Shrine, Canarsie, effective June 30.

Deacon Edward F. O’Connell, from deacon of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Williamsburg, to deacon of Transfiguration and St. Stanislaus Kostka, Maspeth, effective June 30.

Deacon Ruben C. Mendez, to assist with the Cursillo Movement, while remaining deacon of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Astoria, effective June 30.

Deacon Leroy P. Branch, Jr., to assist the Legion of Mary in the Diocese of Brooklyn, while remaining deacon of St. Paul and St. Agnes, effective June 30.

Deacon Emanuel Coty, Jr., to assist the Legion of Mary in the Diocese of Brooklyn, while remaining deacon of SS. Joachim and Anne, Queens Village, effective June 30.

Deacon Dante Colandrea, from deacon of St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst, to retired status, effective June 30.

Deacon Raul Ruiz, from deacon of St. Joseph, Astoria, to retired status, effective June 30.

Deacon Leonard A. Sclafani, from deacon of Holy Trinity, Whitestone, to retired status, effective June 30.

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