Diocesan Assignments

Diocesan Assignments: Oct. 27, 2018

PASTOR

Rev. Juan de Jesus Ruiz, from administrator to pastor of St. Martin of Tours, Bushwick, effective Sept. 30.

Rev. Vincenzo Cardilicchia, from administrator to pastor of Our Lady of the Rosary of Pompeii, Williamsburg, and from administrator to pastor of All Saints, Williamsburg, effective Sept. 30.

PASTOR (RELIGIOUS ORDER)

Rev. Michael K. Onyekwere, S.D.V., from administrator to pastor of St. Clement Pope, South Ozone Park, effective Nov. 3.

PAROCHIAL VICAR

Rev. Jose B. Diaz, to parochial vicar of St. Leo, Corona, effective June 30.

Rev. Joseph F. Dutan, to parochial vicar of St. Brigid, Bushwick, effective June 30.

RESIDENCE

Rev. Msgr. Richard E. Marchese, to weekend residence at Sacred Heart, Glendale, while remaining released from diocesan assignment, ministering in the Archdiocese of Washington D.C., effective Sept. 1.

NON-INCARDINATED

Rev. Msgr. Paul L. Kodjo, from parochial vicar of St. Catharine of Alexandria, Borough Park, to return to his home diocese in Ghana, effective Sept. 30.

Rev. Msgr. Jonas C. Achacoso, to liaison for the Ecclesial Movements of the Diocese of Brooklyn, while remaining parochial vicar of Queen of Angels, Sunnyside, and ministry with the Tribunal, effective June 30.

Rev. Anthony T. Nzegwu, from parochial vicar of St. Clement Pope, South Ozone Park, to return to his home diocese in Nigeria, effective June 30.

Rev. Hung Xuan Cao, to parochial vicar of Our Lady of the Snows, Floral Park, effective Sept. 15.

Rev. Juan M. Lopez, C.S. to parochial vicar of St. Joseph Patron of the Universal Church, Bushwick, effective Aug. 15.

Rev. Jeremias E. Castillo, to parochial vicar of Transfiguration, Williamsburg, effective Sept. 1.

Rev. Alexander U. Agbata, from residence at Holy Spirit, Borough Park, to leave the Diocese of Brooklyn, effective Oct. 31.

RELIGIOUS

Rev. Andrzej Stepanczuk, C.M., from parochial vicar of St. Stanislaus Kostka, Greenpoint, to ministry with his order, outside Brooklyn, effective June 30.

Rev. Stanislaw Choragwicki, C.M., from parochial vicar of St. Stanislaus Kostka, Greenpoint, to return to ministry with his order, outside Brooklyn, effective May 25.

Rev. Antony V. Vadakara, C.M.I., from parochial vicar of St. Anthony – St. Alphonsus, Greenpoint, to ministry with his order in Sacramento, California, effective Dec. 1.

Rev. Joseph Linh Nguyen, C.M., from ministry and residence at St. John the Baptist rectory, to ministry with his order in Greensboro, North Carolina, effective Feb. 12.

Rev. Hoang Van Nguyen, C.S., from parochial vicar of St. Joseph Patron of the Universal Church, Bushwick, to ministry with his order outside Brooklyn, effective Sept. 28.

Rev. Pawel Zych, C.M., to parochial vicar of St. Stanislaus Kostka, Greenpoint, effective Sept. 24.

Rev. Robert Pagliari, C.Ss.R., to residence in the Diocese of Brooklyn, while ministering with his order, effective Sept.1.

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT

Very Rev. Joseph G. Fonti, to associate director of the Sacred Heart Institute, Huntington, while remaining rector of the Cathedral Preparatory Seminary, Elmhurst, and director of ministry and life for priests, effective June 30.

Rev. Patrick Dorelus, to summer ministry at Sacred Heart, Cambria Heights, effective June 30, and to post-ordination studies in Rome, effective Sept. 1.

Rev. Uririoghene M. Okrokoto, to residence at SS. Joachim and Anne, Queens Village, while attending clinical pastoral education classes at Queens General Center Hospital, Jamaica, effective Sept. 1

CHAPLAIN

Rev. Michael C. Gribbon, to chaplain for the NYC Department of Sanitation, while remaining parochial vicar of Resurrection, Gerritsen Beach, and chaplain of St. Edmund Preparatory High School, Sheepshead Bay, effective Sept. 1.

DEACON

Deacon Armand D’Accordo, to spiritual director of the Catholic Grandparents Association, while remaining deacon of St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, effective Sept. 1.

Deacon John E. Sands, from deacon of St. Matthias, Ridgewood, to retired status, effective Sept. 1.

Deacon Joseph V. Catanello, from deacon of St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica, to released from diocesan assignment, to move to Orlando, Fla., effective Oct. 15.

Deacon Robert P. Lonergan, from deacon of St. Josaphat, Bayside, to retired status, effective Nov. 1.

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