Archbishop Charles J. Chaput announces the following appointments effective as noted:
OUTSIDE THE ARCHDIOCESE
Reverend James M. Oliver, from Pastor, St. Philip Neri Parish, Philadelphia, Vice Chancellor, and Assistant Vicar for Clergy, to service at the Congregation for the Clergy for a period of five years at the request of the Holy See. Father Oliver’s appointments in the Archdiocese will conclude on January 8, 2018, and his service in Rome will begin in February 2018.
Reverend Armand D. Garcia, from Parochial Administrator, pro tem, St. Martin of Tours Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, St. Martin of Tours Parish, Philadelphia, effective November 20, 2017.
Reverend Edward P. Kuczynski, to Pastor, St. Philip Neri Parish, Philadelphia, while continuing as Chaplain, St. Monica Manor, Philadelphia, effective January 8, 2018.
Reverend John F. Meyers, from Rector, pro tem, St. Joseph’s-in-the-Hills Retreat House, Malvern, to Rector, St. Joseph’s-in-the-Hills Retreat House, Malvern, effective November 20, 2017.
Reverend Monsignor Joseph T. Marino, from health leave, to Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest, St. Mary Magdalen Parish, Media, effective January 8, 2018
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Thank you Fr. Ed Kucyznski for being our sheperd in our parish after our dear Fr Francis Lendackys death. I pray for your health and wellbeing in your new assignment. We will all miss you!
Father Edward P. Kaczynski, I just found your prayer card from your ordination while looking through the bible from my husband’s youth. As I pray for you that God shows you the light in your new assignment please pray for us so that He may guide us also.
(Father) Oliver going to Rome is our loss, but a great gift to the Holy See. We are sending the best of the best to the Congregation that needs his wisdom and holiness.
WE welcome Reverend Armand Garcia as our new pastor in St. Martin of Tours Parish Philadelphia.
Father Marino! Wonderful person! Continued good health!!!!
Welcome back Msgr Joseph T. Marino from health leave.
we need more priests. They are there. We just are not reaching them. I am back in CCd and will work on these Jersey kids. I pray to the Holy Spirit that I will get some help. Love & prayers to all Paul
Our prayers and best wishes to Fr. Oliver in his new assignment! Love in Christ, Anne and Frank McNesby
Father Edward Kuczynski: enjoy the challenge, Father. I will never forget during the year of the priest you said, “I am a mere carpenter like my boss.”
Blessings to you Father Edward Kuczynski as you begin your new assignment. God bless.
Many blessings to Father Oliver as he begins his new assignment in Rome. God bless.