Diocesan Assignments

Diocesan Assignments: June 30, 2018


Rev. Msgr. Kieran E. Harrington, to administrator of St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights, while remaining in residence and rector of St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, vicar for communications, director of government affairs and director of DeSales Media Group, Inc., effective June 30.

Rev. Christopher J. Turczany, from hospital and nursing home chaplain, to administrator of St. Mary, Long Island City, effective June 30.


Rev. Bryan D. Patterson, from released from diocesan assignment, ministering outside Brooklyn, and from residence at St. Dominic, Bensonhurst, to parochial vicar of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, Bayside, effective June 30.

Rev. Frederick Cintron, from pastor of St. Catharine of Alexandria, Borough Park, to parochial vicar of St. Anselm, Bay Ridge, and to prison chaplain of the Metropolitan Detention Center, Brooklyn, effective June 30.


Rev. Ralph Barile, from pastor of St. Mary, Long Island City, to senior priest status, with private residence, effective June 30.


Rev. Robert Pierre-Louis, from parochial vicar of Holy Family, Canarsie, to released from diocesan assignment ministering outside Brooklyn, effective July 16.


Rev. Julio C. Sanchez, to Rector of the newly erected Brooklyn Diocesan Missionary House of Formation Redemptoris Mater, Douglaston, effective June 15.

Rev. Alexander U. Agbata, from parochial vicar of Sacred Heart, Bayside, to summer ministry at St. Margaret, Middle Village, effective June 30.

Rev. Arputham Arulsamy, to parochial vicar of Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge, effective Sept. 1.


Rev. Evans Julce, from in residence at St. Stanislaus Kostka, Maspeth, to chaplain in residence at Queen of Peace Residence, Queens Village, effective June 30.


Rev. Vincenzo Cardilicchia, to spiritual director for the Comunidad Hermanos Unidos en Cristo, while remaining administrator of the parishes of All Saints, and Our Lady of the Rosary of Pompeii, Williamsburg, effective June 1.

Rev. Uririoghene M. Okrokoto, from parochial vicar of Blessed Virgin Mary Help of Christians, Woodside, to residence at St. Stanislaus Kostka, Maspeth, while attending clinical pastoral education training, effective June 30.


Rev. Mr. Pedro F. Angucho, to deacon in transition of St. Andrew Avellino, Flushing, while remaining in formation at the Holy Apostles Seminary, Connecticut, effective June 10.


Deacon Jose A. Lizama, to deacon of St. Bartholomew, Elmhurst, effective June 1.

Deacon Perfecto Santana, to released from diocesan assignment for medical reasons, effective June 30.

Deacon Balfour A. Thompson, to released from diocesan assignment for medical reasons, effective June 30.