Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective July 8, 2020, unless otherwise noted:

PASTORS EMERITI

Rev. James N. Catagnus, Saint Ambrose Parish, Philadelphia. Father Catagnus is retiring and will reside at Saint Paul Parish, Norristown

Rev. Francis P. Groarke,  Saint Thomas the Apostle Parish, Glen Mills. Father Groarke is retiring and will reside at a private residence

Rev. Msgr. Charles H. Hagan, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Doylestown. Msgr. Hagan is retiring and will reside at Regina Coeli Residence for Priests, Warminster

Rev. Gregory J. Hickey, Saint Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Parish, Stowe. Father Hickey is retiring and will reside at Villa Saint Joseph, Darby

Rev. John J. Large, Saint Paul Parish, Philadelphia. Father Large has been reassigned as a Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest

Rev. Alexander Masluk, Saint Martha Parish, Philadelphia. Father Masluk is retiring and will reside at Immaculate Conception Parish, Jenkintown

Rev. Msgr. Henry J. McKee, Sacred Heart Parish, Havertown. Msgr. McKee is retiring and will reside at Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, Springfield

Rev. Msgr. John M. Savinski, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Morton. Msgr. Savinski is retiring and will reside at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary. In his retirement Msgr. Savinski has accepted an assignment as Archbishop Pérez’s Master of Ceremonies.

Rev. Msgr. Hugh J. Shields, Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish, Philadelphia. Msgr. Shields is retiring and will reside at Saint John the Baptist Parish, Philadelphia

SEMINARY AND DIOCESAN OFFICES

Rev. Patrick J. Brady, from Dean of the School of Diaconal Formation and Dean of the School of Theological Studies, to Vice Rector, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary

Rev. Msgr. Gregory J. Fairbanks, from Faculty, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, to Dean of the School of Diaconal Formation, at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary

Rev. Michael F. Hennelly, from Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Oxford, to Assistant Vicar for Clergy with residence at Saint Bridget Parish, Philadelphia

Rev. Msgr. Michael K. Magee, from Faculty, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, to Dean of the School of Theological Studies, at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary

PASTORS

Rev. Kenneth C. Brabazon, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Isidore Parish, Quakertown, to Pastor, Saint Isidore Parish, Quakertown

Rev. Sean P. English, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Stanislaus Parish, Lansdale, to Pastor, Saint Stanislaus Parish, Lansdale

Rev. Efren V. Esmilla, from Pastor, Our Lady of Hope Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Saint James Parish, Elkins Park

Rev. James E. Goerner, from Pastor, Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, Norristown, to Pastor, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Morton

Rev. Lawrence F. Kozak, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Thomas More Parish, Pottstown, to Pastor, Saint Thomas More Parish, Pottstown

Rev. John J. Nordeman, from School Minister, Lansdale Catholic High School, to Pastor, Scared Heart Parish, Havertown

Rev. Anthony T. Rossi, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Anselm Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Saint Anselm Parish, Philadelphia

Rev. Michael J. Saban, from Parochial  Administrator, Saint Bernadette Parish, Drexel Hill, to Pastor, Saint Bernadette Parish, Drexel Hill

Rev. Stephen E. Shott, OSFS, newly assigned to the Archdiocese as Pastor, Saint Thomas the Apostle Parish, Glen Mills

Rev. Dominic Tran Minh Duc, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish, Philadelphia

Rev. Matthew P. Windle, from Parochial Administrator, Saint David Parish, Willow Grove, to Pastor, Saint David Parish, Willow Grove

PAROCHIAL ADMINISTRATORS

Diocesan policy states that a priest being entrusted with pastoral care of a parish for the first time be appointed a parochial administrator for at least one year.

Rev. Eric J. Banecker, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Pius X Parish, Broomall, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Francis de Sales Parish, Philadelphia

Rev. Jonathan J. Dalin, from School Minister, Archbishop Ryan Hugh School, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Martha Parish, Philadelphia

Rev. Daniel J. Dwyer, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Anastasia Parish, Newtown Square, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Paul Parish, Philadelphia

Rev. Matthew W. Guckin, from Director, Catholic Mission and Identity, Office for Catechetical Formation, and Parochial Administrator, pro tem, Saint Francis de Sales Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Administrator, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Doylestown

Rev. Carl F. Janicki, from Director of Campus Ministry, Cabrini University, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Genevieve Parish, Flourtown

Rev. Steven W. Kiernan, from Parochial Vicar, Mother of Divine Providence Parish, King of Prussia, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Parish, Stowe

Rev. Andrew Labatorio, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Elizabeth Parish, Upper Uwchlan, to Parochial Administrator, Our Lady of Hope Parish, Philadelphia

Rev. Charles J. Ravert, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Stanislaus Parish, Lansdale, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Ambrose Parish, Philadelphia

Rev. Joseph T. Shenosky, from Vice Rector, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, to Parochial Administrator, Scared Heart Parish, Oxford

Rev. Richard J. Smith, from Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Morton, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, Norristown

SENIOR PRIEST

Rev. John J. Large, Pastor Emeritus Saint Paul Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Vicar with the status of Senior Priest, Saint Anselm Parish, Philadelphia

NEWLY ORDAINED

Rev. Wilmer A. Chirino-Gonzalez, Parochial Vicar, Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish, Philadelphia

Rev. Cesar Javier Izaguirre-Gonzalez, Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Grace Parish, Penndel

Rev. Louis J. Monica, Jr., Parochial Vicar, Saints Peter and Paul Parish, West Chester

Rev. Kevin C. Okafor, Parochial Vicar, Saint Elizabeth Parish, Upper Uwchlan

Rev. August A. Taglianetti, Parochial Vicar, Saint Pius X Parish, Broomall

PAROCHIAL VICARS

Rev. Brandon M. Artman, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Matthew Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Anastasia Parish, Newtown Square

Rev. Matthew D. Brody, from Parochial Vicar, Saints Peter and Paul Parish, West Chester, to Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Doylestown

Rev. Peter J. DiMaria, from outside the Archdiocese to Parochial Vicar, pro tem, Saint Helena Parish, Blue Bell

Rev. Manuel J. Flores, from Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Grace Parish, Penndel, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Stanislaus Parish, Lansdale

Rev. William S. Lange, from Parochial Administrator, Saint James Parish, Elkins Park, to Parochial Vicar, pro tem, Visitation B.V. M. Parish, Norristown

Rev. Kevin P. McCabe, from personal leave, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Matthew Parish, Philadelphia

Rev. Addisalem T. Mekonnen, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Anselm Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Martin de Porres Parish, Philadelphia

Rev. Kevin T. Mulligan, from Pastor, Saint Genevieve Parish, Flourtown, to Parochial Vicar, Nativity B.V.M. Parish, Media

Rev. Edward F. Ogden, OSFS, newly assigned to the Archdiocese as Parochial Vicar, Saint Thomas the Apostle Parish, Glen Mills

Rev. Michael G. Speziale, from School Minister, Archbishop Carroll High School, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Philip Neri Parish, Lafayette Hill

NEWLY ORDAINED TRANSITIONAL DEACONS

Rev. Mr. Kenneth L. Cavara, Saint Andrew Parish, Newtown

Rev. Mr. Mark A. Tobin, Saint Katherine of Siena Parish, Philadelphia