Bishop appoints pastoral leaders - Catholic Courier

Bishop appoints pastoral leaders

Bishop Matthew H. Clark has announced the following pastoral appointments, which will take effect June 26 unless otherwise noted:

* Father Richard Beligotti to parochial vicar, Christ the King, St. Thomas the Apostle and St. Salome, Irondequoit, from pastor of St. Salome only.

* Father Robert Beligotti to parochial vicar, Church of the Assumption, Fairport, from parochial vicar, St. Rita, Webster, effective July 26.

* Father William Coffas to parochial vicar, Our Lady of Peace, Geneva, from parochial vicar, Blessed Trinity/St. Patrick, Tioga County.

* Father William Darling to parochial vicar, St. Mary, Canandaigua, and St. Bridget/St. Joseph, East Bloomfield, from pastor, St. Michael, Lyons.

* Father John DeSocio to parochial vicar, St. Patrick/Blessed Trinity, Tioga County, from vice rector, North American College at Louvain, Belgium.

* Father Hoan Dinh to parochial vicar, St. Rita, Webster, effective July 26 following his ordination on June 30.

* Father William Donnelly to sacramental minister, St. Mary, Rochester, from pastor of the parish.

* Father Joseph A. Hart to sacramental minister, Our Lady Queen of Peace, Brighton, from pastor of the parish, with concurrent duties as diocesan vicar general and moderator of the diocesan Pastoral Center.

* Father P. Frederick Helfrich to a second term as pastor, Church of the Holy Spirit, Webster.

* Father George Heyman to director of continuing education and part-time professor, St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, Pittsford, with concurrent duties as sacramental minister, Guardian Angels, Henrietta, from pastor, Catholic Community of the Blessed Trinity, Wolcott.

* Father Timothy Horan to a second term as pastor, St. Margaret Mary, Irondequoit.

* Father Stephen Karani to pastor, Holy Family Catholic Community, Wayland, from parochial administrator of the parish.

* Father Joseph McCaffrey to pastor, Catholic Community of the Blessed Trinity, Wolcott, from sacramental minister, St. Mary, Waterloo.

* Margaret Ostromecki to temporary pastoral administrator, Our Lady Queen of Peace, Brighton, from coadministrator of the parish.

* Father Edward Palumbos to a second term as pastor, Church of the Assumption, Fairport.

* Father Walter Plominski to Catholic chaplain, Unity Health, from chaplain, Strong Health, and sacramental minister, Guardian Angels, Henrietta. He also will assist with weekend coverage at any parish where needed.

* Father Robert Ring to a second term as pastor, Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Community in the Finger Lakes.

* Sister Joan Sobala, SSJ, to pastoral administrator, Our Lady of Lourdes, Brighton, from pastoral administrator, St. Felix/St. Francis, Clifton Springs and Phelps.

* Father Jeffrey Tunnicliff to parochial vicar, St. Mary, Elmira, effective July 14 following his ordination on June 30.

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