Bishop makes pastoral appointments

Catholic Courier    |    05.31.2016
Category: Local News


Bishop Salvatore R. Matano has announced the following pastoral appointments, which become effective June 28, 2016, unless otherwise noted:

Father Peter T. Bayer from interim director of pastoral care at St. Ann's Community to senior priest status, effective June 1, 2016.

Deacon Mark J. Bovenzi from pastoral administrator, Immaculate Conception/St. Bridget, Rochester, to chaplain, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, effective Dec. 17, 2016.

Father Michael R. Brown from assisting priest, Sacred Heart, Auburn and St. Ann, Owasco, to pastor, Sacred Heart, Auburn and St. Ann, Owasco, while continuing as chaplain, NYS Correctional Program Services.

Father Brendan P. Buckley of the Capuchin Franciscans of the Province of St. Mary to part-time chaplain, Cayuga Correctional Facility, while continuing as parochial vicar, St. James the Apostle, Trumansburg; St. Francis Solanus, Interlaken; and the Church of the Holy Cross, Ovid, and pastoral outreach to Hispanic farmworkers, effective March 31, 2016.

Father Sergio O. Chávez from parochial vicar, St. Joseph and Holy Spirit, Penfield, to canon law studies at The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.

Father Augustine Chumo from pastor, St. Joseph the Worker, Clyde, to pastor, Immaculate Conception, Ithaca.

Father Bernard I. Dan from assisting priest, St. Luke the Evangelist, Geneseo, to parochial administrator, St. Luke the Evangelist, Geneseo.

Father William G. Darling reappointed as pastor, Our Lady of the Snow, Weedsport.

Father Michael G. Fowler reappointed as parochial administrator, St. Agnes, Avon; St. Paul of the Cross, Honeoye Falls; and St. Rose, Lima.

Father Robert Gaudio reappointed as pastor, St. Christopher, North Chili.

Father Timothy E. Horan to completed service as director of priesthood vocation awareness while continuing as pastor, Holy Trinity, Webster

Father Matthew F. Jones to codirector of priesthood vocation awareness while continuing as parochial vicar, Blessed Sacrament, St. Boniface and St. Mary, Rochester.

Father Scott M. Kubinski reappointed as pastor, Christ the Redeemer, Elmira.

Father Joseph W. Marcoux reappointed as pastor, St. Catherine of Siena, Ithaca.

Father Justin D. Miller, ordained to the priesthood June 4, 2016, to parochial vicar, St. Joseph and Holy Spirit, Penfield.

Father Peter B. Mottola from canon law studies at The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., to parochial vicar, St. Louis, Pittsford.

Father Anthony P. Mugavero to parochial administrator, Immaculate Conception, Rochester, while continuing as pastor, Holy Apostles, Rochester.

Father Anthony Boahen Nketiah to parochial vicar, Our Mother of Sorrows, Greece, and Sacred Heart Cathedral, Rochester, from temporary priest-in-residence, St. Michael, Newark.

Father Edward L. Palumbos to completed service as director of priest personnel while continuing as pastor, Church of the Assumption and Church of the Resurrection, Fairport.

Father Michael Pham of the Congregation of the Mother Coredemptrix from parochial vicar, St. Helen, St. Jude and Church of the Holy Ghost, Gates, to return to the Congregation of the Mother Coredemptrix, effective April 17, 2016.

Father Jorge I. Ramírez, ordained to the priesthood June 4, 2016, to parochial vicar, Holy Cross, Rochester.

Mr. Michael J. Sauter from pastoral administrator, St. Luke, Geneseo, to continuing as campus minister, SUNY Geneseo.

Father Robert J. Schrader reappointed as pastor, Peace of Christ, Rochester.

Father Michael J. Schramel reappointed as pastor, Parish of the Holy Family, Gates (St. Helen, St. Jude, Church of the Holy Ghost).

Father William V. Spilly reappointed as pastor, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Hamlin.

Father David M. Tedesche from parochial vicar, St. Mary and Ss. Mary and Martha, Auburn, to pastor, St. Joseph the Worker, Clyde, while continuing as theological consultant to the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis.

Father Paul J. Tomasso to director of priest personnel while continuing as vicar general, moderator of the curia and director of seminarians.

Sister Chris J. Treichel of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany from pastoral administrator, Sacred Heart, Auburn, and St. Ann, Owasco, to returning to the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany.

Father Jeffrey S. Tunnicliff from pastor, Immaculate Conception, Ithaca, to pastor, St. Michael, Newark.

Father Thomas J. Valenti reappointed as parochial administrator, Blessed Trinity/St. Patrick, Owego.

Father Peter D. VanLieshout to codirector of priesthood vocation awareness while continuing as parochial vicar, Blessed Trinity/St. Patrick, Owego.

Father Erick E. Viloria, ordained to the priesthood June 4, 2016, from deacon, Our Lady of Peace, Geneva, to parochial vicar, St. Mary and Ss. Mary and Martha, Auburn.

Father John M. Vu on mission from the Congregation of the Mother Coredemptrix to parochial vicar, Parish of the Holy Family, Gates (St. Helen, St. Jude, Church of the Holy Ghost) and Vietnamese Catholic Community, effective April 17, 2016.

 

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