Diocesan Assignments

Diocesan Assignments: May 26, 2018

PASTOR

Rev. Andrzej W. Klocek, from pastor of St. Josaphat, Bayside, to pastor of St. Catharine of Alexandria, Borough Park, effective June 30.

Rev. Carlos C. Velasquez, from parochial vicar to pastor of St. Mary Gate of Heaven, Ozone Park, effective Sept. 1.

ADMINISTRATOR

Rev. John J. Maduri, from temporary administrator to administrator of SS. Simon and Jude, Gravesend, while remaining pastor of Most Precious Blood, Bath Beach, effective April 1.

Rev. Nixon Jean-Francois, from parochial vicar to administrator, of SS. Joachim and Anne, Queens Village, effective June 1.

Rev. Stephen A. Saffron, from parochial vicar of St. Anselm, Bay Ridge, to administrator of St. Josaphat, Bayside, effective June 30.

TEMPORARY ADMINISTRATOR

Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Brennan, to temporary administrator of St. Andrew Avellino, Flushing, while remaining in senior priest status, effective Sept. 1.

PAROCHIAL VICAR

Rev. Hugues Berrette, from administrator of SS. Joachim and Anne, Queens Village, to parochial vicar of Our Lady of Miracles, Canarsie, effective April 1.

Rev. Dariusz P. Strzelecki, from parochial vicar of Our Lady of Czestochowa-St. Casimir, Sunset Park, to parochial vicar of Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen, Carroll Gardens, eff. April 10.

Rev. Cesariusz W. Jastrzebski, from parochial vicar of Our Lady of Hope, Middle Village, to parochial vicar of Our Lady of Czestochowa-St. Casimir, Sunset Park, effective April 16.

Rev. Saint Martin Estiverne, from parochial vicar of St. Rita, LIC, to parochial vicar of St. Jerome, Flatbush, effective June 30.

Rev. Anthony F. Rosado, from parochial vicar of St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica, and chaplain of Queensborough Community College, Bayside, to parochial vicar of St. Clare, Rosedale, 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 ministry at the Metropolitan Detention Center, Brooklyn, effective June 30.

Rev. Wladyslaw Z. Kubrak, from parochial vicar of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Astoria, to parochial vicar of St. Pancras, Glendale, effective June 30.

Rev. Lucon Rigaud, from parochial vicar of St. Jerome, Flatbush, to parochial vicar of St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica, effective June 30.

SABBATICAL

Rev. Joseph T. Holcomb, to sabbatical leave, while remaining pastor of St. Andrew Avellino, Flushing, effective Sept. 1.

Rev. Manuel de Jesús Rodriguez, to sabbatical leave, while remaining pastor of Presentation B.V.M., Jamaica, effective Aug. 1.

NON-INCARDINATED

Rev. Pedro S. Guerrero, to parochial vicar of Our Lady of Refuge, Flatbush, while remaining parochial vicar of Holy Innocents, Flatbush, effective April 1.

Rev. Jose D. Avila, from residence, while attending ESL classes, at Our Lady of Refuge, Flatbush, to parochial vicar of St. Elizabeth, Ozone Park, effective April 2.

Rev. Matthew C. Udobi, to residence at St. Pius V, Jamaica, while attending classes at St. John’s University, effective May 1.

Rev. Lamartine Petit-Monsieur, from parochial vicar of Our Lady of Refuge, Flatbush, to parochial vicar of SS. Joachim and Anne, Queens Village, effective June 30.

Rev. Francis S. Rosario, from parochial vicar of St. Bartholomew, Elmhurst, and of Queen of Angels, Sunnyside, to parochial vicar of Blessed Virgin Mary Help of Christians, Woodside, effective June 1.

RELIGIOUS

Rev. Thomas Pallikunnel Joseph, C.M.I., to parochial vicar of St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica, effective March 1.

Rev. Stephen C. Bicsko, C.M., from faculty at St. John’s University, Jamaica, to move to Philadelphia, eff. Oct. 31, 2017.

Rev. Gregorius K. Nugroho, C.M., from student in residence at St. John’s University, Jamaica, to Niagara University, N.Y., effective June 30, 2017.

Rev. Gemechu Y. Raga, C.M., from ESL student, while assisting with ministry at St. John’s University, to move to Baltimore, Md., effective Dec. 31, 2016.

Rev. Alcibiades Guerra, C.M., from residence, while on sabbatical, at St. John’s University, to ministry with the Congregation of the Mission in Panama, eff. Feb. 28.

Rev. Baltazar Sanchez, Sch.P., to temporary ministry at Immaculate Conception, Astoria, eff. April 1 through May 31, and to parochial vicar of St. Mary Gate of Heaven, Ozone Park, eff. June 1.

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT

Rev. Vincent G. Chirichella, to assistant vocation director and coordinator of the Evenings of Fraternity vocation program of the Diocese of Brooklyn, while remaining pastor of Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend, effective Sept. 1.

Rev. Ralph Edel, to assistant vocation director and coordinator of the Jeremiah Project vocation program of the Diocese of Brooklyn, while remaining chaplain of St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, effective Sept. 1.

Rev. Dwayne D. Davis, to assistant vocation director and coordinator of the parish vocation committees of the Diocese of Brooklyn, while remaining pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas, Marine Park, effective Sept. 1.

Rev. Christopher J. Bethge, to assistant vocation director and coordinator of the Fraternitas vocation program of the Diocese of Brooklyn, while remaining parochial vicar of Incarnation, Queens Village and while remaining on faculty of Cathedral Prep and Seminary, Elmhurst, effective Sept. 1.

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