Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective as noted:
Reverend Monsignor Thomas J. Owens, Pastor Emeritus, St. Alphonsus Parish, Maple Glen, effective Sept. 2, 2014
Monsignor Owens will reside at St. Matthew Parish, Conshohocken.
Reverend Joseph W. Bongard, from Vice Rector, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, to Rector, Roman Catholic High School, Philadelphia, with residence at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Philadelphia, effective Aug. 1, 2014
Reverend Peter Linh Ba Quoc Nguyen, C.Ss.R., to Parochial Vicar, St. Peter the Apostle Parish, Philadelphia, effective Sept. 11, 2014
Reverend Joseph Hung Duc Tran, C.Ss.R., to Parochial Vicar, Visitation B.V.M. Parish, Philadelphia, effective Sept. 11, 2014
Reverend Daniel Clayton Vitz, I.V.E., to Parochial Vicar, St. Veronica Parish, Philadelphia, effective Sept. 1, 2014
Deacon John J. Ellis, from Permanent Deacon, St. Barnabas Parish, Philadelphia, to Permanent Deacon, St. Francis de Sales Parish, Philadelphia, effective Aug. 1, 2014
Reverend Michael V. Marrone, from School Minister, West Catholic High School, Philadelphia, to personal leave, effective July 16, 2014
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