Diocesan Assignments

Diocesan Assignments: Sept. 2, 2017

RETIRED
Rev. Richard M. Lewkiewicz, from parochial vicar to senior priest status, while remaining in residence at Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge, effective Sept. 1.

RESIDENCE
Rev. Richard E. Long, from residence at Sacred Heart, Bayside, to residence at Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary & St. Stephen, Carroll Gardens, while remaining chaplain of the Newman Center at Brooklyn College, effective Sept. 1.

NON-INCARDINATED

Rev. Msgr. Pafnouti Wassef, to parochial vicar of O.L. Angels, Bay Ridge, effective Sept. 1.

Rev. Anthony Gonzales, to parochial vicar of O.L. Lourdes, Queens Village, effective June 30.

Rev. Joseph J. Kelly, from spiritual director of Cathedral Seminary House of Formation, Douglaston, to retire from active ministry and return to the Archdiocese of New York, effective June 30.

Rev. Victor K. Ashiagbor, from parochial vicar of Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary & St. Stephen, Carroll Gardens, to return to his home diocese in Ghana, effective Sept. 5.

Rev. Msgr. Stephen Adu-Kwaning, from chaplain of Queens General Hospital Center, Jamaica, and from residence at St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica, to ministry with the VA hospital outside Brooklyn, effective July 1.

Rev. Silvio Ortiz, from parochial vicar of St. Agatha, Sunset Park, to return to his home diocese in the Dominican Republic, effective Aug. 1.

Rev. Thomas Parayil, from summer ministry at St. Mark, Sheepshed Bay, to summer ministry at St. Patrick, Bay Ridge, effective Sept. 1, and to return to his home diocese in India, effective Oct. 1.

Rev. Juan A. Pichardo, to temporary residence at St. Agatha, Sunset Park, effective Sept. 1.

RELIGIOUS ORDER

Rev. Noel A. Daduya, C.M.F., to parochial vicar of O.L. Hope, Middle Village, effective Oct. 16.

Rev. John Kettelberger, C.M., from campus ministry at St. John’s University, Jamaica, to ministry with his order, effective Sept. 5.

Rev. Marvin A. Navas, C.M., from ministry and formation program at St. John’s University, Jamaica, to ministry with his order, effective Sept. 1.

Rev. Louis Micca, S.A.C., from parochial vicar of O.L. Rosary of Pompeii, Williamsburg, to ministry with his order outside the Diocese of Brooklyn, effective July 1.

Rev. Michael J. Greco, O.F.M., Cap., from co-director of postulants at St. Michael Friary, East New York, to ministry with order in White Plains, effective July 1.

Rev. Jittapol Plangklang, C.Ss.R. from residence at O.L. Good Counsel residence, Brooklyn, to ministry in Philadelphia, effective July 1.

Rev. Javier Flores-Chirinos, S.D.V., from parochial vicar of Our Lady of Solace, Coney Island, to ministry with this order in New Jersey, effective July 1.

Rev. Harold Bernard, S.D.B., from parochial vicar of St. Finbar, Bath Beach, to return to his order in Haiti, effective Aug. 31.

Rev. Pawel Bielecki-Kurysz, from residence at St. Michael Friary, East New York, to residence in the Archdiocese of New York, effective Aug. 15.

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT

Rev. Robert J. Whelan, to adjunct spiritual director of the Cathedral Seminary House of Formation, Douglaston, while remaining pastor of O.L. Blessed Sacrament, Bayside, effective Sept. 1.

Rev. Stephen Giulietti, from parochial vicar of St. Bernadette, Dyker Heights, to post-ordination studies, Washington, D.C., effective June 30.

Rev. Gerard J. Sauer, to sabbatical, while remaining pastor of St. Mel, Flushing, and while remaining diocesan director of pilgrimages, effective Jan. 15, 2018.

Rev. Joseph R. Gibino, to coordinator of the School of Evangelization, in the Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis, while remaining pastor of Holy Trinity, Whitestone, and coordinator of the faculty and curriculum of the Diaconate Formation Program, effective Sept. 1.

Rev. John J. Costello, to associate vicar for diocesan clergy, while remaining vice-rector of the Cathedral Seminary House of Formation, Douglaston, director of Brooklyn seminarians, and weekend ministry at American Martyrs, Bayside, effective Sept. 1.

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