Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective as noted:


Reverend Monsignor Michael T. McCulken, to Episcopal Vicar, pro tem, of Episcopal Region II, while remaining as Pastor, St. Eleanor Parish, Collegeville, effective October 22, 2014


Reverend James J. Mulligan, Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Doylestown, effective September 2, 2014
Father Mulligan will remain in residence at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Doylestown.


Reverend David A. Fernandes, from part-time Parochial Vicar, St. Martin of Tours Parish, Philadelphia, and part-time Coordinator, Apostleship of the Sea, to Pastor of the newly merged St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Croydon, effective September 29, 2014


Reverend Michael J. Davis, from Pastor, St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Croydon, to Parochial Vicar, St. Matthew Parish, Philadelphia, effective September 29, 2014
Reverend Michael G. Mullan, L.C., to Parochial Vicar, St. Stanislaus Parish, Lansdale, effective September 22, 2014
Reverend George J. Szparagowski, Parochial Vicar, St. Helena Parish, Blue Bell, has been elected to represent Parochial Vicars on the Council of Priests, effective September 15, 2014


Deacon Gary W. Guy, from St. Gabriel Parish, Norwood, to Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Secane, effective August 28, 2014