Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez announced the following appointments Aug. 16, effective as noted:


Reverend Augustus C. Puleo, from Pastor, St. Patrick Parish, Norristown, to full-time Faculty member and Director of the English Language Program and the Spanish Program (ESL), St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, with residence at the Seminary, effective Sept. 1, 2022.


Reverend Thomas R. Betz, O.F.M. Cap., to Pastor, St. John the Evangelist Parish, Philadelphia, effective Sept. 1, 2022.

Reverend Paul W. Galetto, O.S.A., to Pastor, St. Paul Parish, Philadelphia, effective Aug. 1, 2022.


Reverend Manuel J. Flores, from Parochial Vicar, St. Stanislaus Parish, Lansdale, to Parochial Administrator, St. Patrick Parish, Norristown, effective Sept. 1, 2022.

Reverend Joseph Soon-Jin Kim, to Parochial Administrator, Holy Angels Parish, Philadelphia, and Coordinator for the Korean Apostolate, effective July 28, 2022.


Reverend John F. McLoughlin, C.Ss.R., to Parochial Vicar, St. Peter the Apostle Parish, Philadelphia, effective Sept. 1, 2022.

Reverend Jonathan Graham Rice, from Parochial Vicar, St. Mary Magdalen Parish, Media, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Stanislaus Parish, Lansdale, effective Sept. 1, 2022.


Reverend Markus Rudy Hermawan, C.M., to Chaplain of the Indonesian Apostolate, with residence at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Philadelphia, effective Aug, 3, 2022.


Deacon James E. Bogdan, Permanent Deacon, St. Joseph Parish, Downingtown, effective June 20, 2022.


Deacon Michael P. Murtha, from St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Parish, Stowe, to St. Joseph Parish, Donwingtown, effective June 23, 2022.