Diocesan Assignments

Diocesan Assignments: March 16, 2019

PASTOR

Rev. Msgr. Kieran E. Harrington, from pastor and rector of St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, and from administrator of St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights, to pastor and rector of the newly merged parish of Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph–St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights, effective Nov. 1, 2018.

ADMINISTRATOR

Rev. Robert H.C. Mema, from parochial vicar to administrator of St. Kevin, Auburndale, effective June 30.

TEMPORARY ADMINISTRATOR(RELIGIOUS)

Rev. Russell Governale, O.F.M. Conv., to temporary administrator of Most Holy Trinity–St. Mary, Williamsburg, while remaining vocation director for the Franciscan Province, Brooklyn, effective March 1.

PAROCHIAL VICAR

Rev. Pascal Louis, from parochial vicar of St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, and from parochial vicar of St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights, to parochial vicar of the newly merged parish of Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph – St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights, effective Nov. 1, 2018.

PAROCHIAL VICAR (RELIGIOUS ORDER)

Rev. Alvaro E. Flores, C.M.F., to parochial vicar of Our Lady of Sorrows, Corona, effective Feb. 1.

Rev. Jose G. Matus, O.F.M. Conv., from pastor to parochial vicar of Most Holy Trinity–St. Mary, Williamsburg, effective March 1.

INCARDINATED

Rev. Sebastian T. Andro, incardinated in the Diocese of Brooklyn, while remaining parochial vicar of St. Matthias, Ridgewood, effective Dec. 19, 2018.

Rev. Raynolds Basilious, incardinated in the Diocese of Brooklyn, while remaining parochial vicar of Blessed Trinity, Rockaway Point, effective  Dec. 19, 2018.

Rev. Timothy Lambert, incardinated in the Diocese of Brooklyn, while remaining administrator of St. Columba, Marine Park, effective Dec. 19, 2018.

Rev. Jose E. Lopez, incardinated in the Diocese of Brooklyn, while remaining administrator of Holy Spirit, and ministry at St. Rose of Lima, both Borough Park, effective Dec. 19, 2018.

Rev. Felix Sanchez, incardinated in the Diocese of Brooklyn, while remaining administrator of St. Pius V, Jamaica, effective Dec. 19, 2018.

RELEASED FROM DIOCESAN ASSIGNMENT

Rev. Lukasz Lech, from parochial vicar of Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend, to released from diocesan assignment, to ministry outside Brooklyn, effective June 30.

NON-INCARDINATED

Rev. Jose O. Munoz, from parochial vicar of Our Lady of the Angelus, Rego Park, to return to ministry in Colombia, effective April 30.

RELIGIOUS

Rev. Nicholas Spano, O.F.M., Conv. from ministry at San Damiano Mission, Williamsburg, to ministry in North Carolina, effective Feb. 28.

Rev. Gerald J. Fitzsimmons, S.M.M., from pastor of St. Mary Gate of Heaven, Ozone Park, to ministry with his order, outside Brooklyn, effective Aug. 31, 2018.

Rev. Peter D’Abele, S.M.M., from parochial vicar of St. Mary Gate of Heaven, Ozone Park, to ministry with his order, outside Brooklyn, effective Aug. 31, 2018.

Rev. Hugh Gillespie, S.M.M., from residence at St. Mary Gate of Heaven, Ozone Park, to ministry with his order, outside Brooklyn, effective Aug. 31, 2018.

Rev. Mohan Vincent, S.M.M., from ministry at St. Mary Gate of Heaven, Ozone Park, to ministry with his order, outside Brooklyn, effective Aug. 31, 2018.

Rev. Richard J. Magararu, from ministry at St. Mary Gate of Heaven, Ozone Park, to ministry with his order, outside Brooklyn, effective Aug. 31, 2018.

Rev. Thomas D. Poth, S.M.M., from residence at St. Mary Gate of Heaven, Ozone Park, to ministry with his order, outside Brooklyn, effective Aug. 31, 2018.

DEACON

Deacon Manuel H. Quintana, from deacon St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, and from deacon of St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights, to deacon of the newly merged parish of Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph–St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights, effective Nov. 1, 2018.

Deacon Ricardo Moreno, from deacon of Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village, to retired status, effective March 1.

CORRECTION

A diocesan assignment posting in The Tablet published Feb. 16, 2019, incorrectly listed the former assignment of Rev. Martin R. Kull, as Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge.  It should have been St. Anselm, Bay Ridge.

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