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Clergy appointments

The Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde, Bishop of Arlington, has announced the following clergy appointments:

 

Pastors

Reverend Robert C. Cilinski – from Pastor of the Church of All Saints in Manassas to Pastor of the Church of the Nativity in Burke.

Reverend Frederick H. Edlefsen – from Catholic Chaplain at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg and Priest in Residence at the Church of Saint Jude in Fredericksburg to Parochial Administrator of the Church of Saint Agnes in Arlington.

Reverend Horace H. Grinnell – from Pastor of the Church of Saint Charles Borromeo in Arlington to Pastor of the Church of Saint Peter in Washington, Virginia.

Reverend Christopher D. Murphy – from Pastor of the Church of Saint Peter in Washington, Virginia, to Pastor of the Church of Saint Stephen the Martyr in Middleburg and the Mission Church of Saint Katharine Drexel in Bull Run.

Reverend Donald J. Planty – from Chaplain at Christendom College in Front Royal to Pastor of the Church of Saint Charles Borromeo in Arlington.

Reverend Marcus A. Pollard – from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Mary in Alexandria to Pastor of the Church of Saint Anthony in Falls Church.

Reverend Lee R. Roos – from Pastor of the Church of Saint Agnes in Arlington to Pastor of the Church of All Saints in Manassas.

Reverend William B. Schardt – from Pastor of the Church of Saint Stephen the Martyr in Middleburg and the Mission Church of Saint Katharine Drexel in Bull Run to Pastor of Saint Thomas à Becket in Reston.

Parochial Vicars

Reverend William M. Aitcheson – from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Timothy in Chantilly to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Leo the Great in Fairfax.

Reverend Ramon A. Baez – from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Leo the Great in Fairfax to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Our Lady of Angels in Woodbridge.

Reverend Nicholas R. Barnes – from full time theological studies at the Pontifical North American College in Rome to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Mary in Alexandria.

Reverend Phillip M. Cozzi – from Chaplain and Assistant Principal of Bishop Denis J. O’Connell High School in Arlington and Priest in Residence at the Church of Saint John the Beloved in McLean to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Timothy in Chantilly.

Reverend Matthew J. DeForest – from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Anthony in Falls Church to Parochial Vicar at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Arlington.

Reverend John J. Dolan, O.S.F.S. - from service outside the diocese to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel in Vienna, effective July 1, 2014.

Reverend Jeb S. Donelan – from Parochial Vicar at the Church of All Saints in Manassas to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Anthony in Falls Church.

Reverend Michael R. Duesterhaus – from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Our Lady of Angels in Woodbridge to Parochial Vicar at the Mission Church of Corpus Christi in South Riding.

Reverend Wilhelm J. Ettner – from Priest in Residence at the Church of Saint Louis in Alexandria to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Louis in Alexandria.

Reverend Andrés Fernández – from Priest in Residence at the Church of Saint John the Apostle in Leesburg to Parochial Vicar at the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Winchester.

Reverend Paul M. Grankauskas – from Parochial Administrator of the Church of Saint Thomas à Becket in Reston to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Mark in Vienna.

Reverend Zacharías Martínez Martínez – from Priest in Residence at the Church of Saint John Bosco in Woodstock to Parochial Vicar at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Alexandria.

Reverend Henry E. Rivera Rivera – from service outside the diocese to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint John Bosco in Woodstock, was effective May 21, 2014.

Reverend Stephen J. Schultz – from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Timothy in Chantilly to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Our Lady of Angels in Woodbridge.

Reverend M. Jaime Villalobos – from Priest in Residence at the Church of Christ the Redeemer in Sterling to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Christ the Redeemer in Sterling.

Reverend Jerry A. Wooton – from Priest in Residence at the Church of Saint Leo the Great in Fairfax to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Bernadette in Springfield.

Special Assignments

Reverend Daniel F. Hanley – from Full Time Studies at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC, with residence at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas in Arlington to Director of Admissions at the Pontifical North American College in Rome, effective August 1, 2014.

Reverend Luke R. Dundon – From Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Philip in Falls Church to Priest in Residence at the Church of Saint John the Beloved in McLean, pending activation as a Navy Chaplain.

Reverend Stephen F. McGraw – from Parochial Administrator of the Church of Saint Anthony in Falls Church to Chaplain at Christendom College in Front Royal.

Reverend Gregory Thompson – from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint John the Beloved in McLean to Chaplain and Assistant Principal at Bishop Denis J. O’Connell High School in Arlington and Priest in Residence at the Church of Saint James in Falls Church.

Reverend Christopher T. Vaccaro – from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Our Lady of Angels in Woodbridge to Catholic Chaplain at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg with residence at the Church of Saint Jude in Fredericksburg.

Reverend Jason Weber – from Parochial Vicar at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More to service in the Diocese of San Juan de la Maguana in the Dominican Republic.

Leave of Absence

Reverend Bryan W. Belli – from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint William of York in Stafford to a Leave of Absence for vocational discernment, was effective June 1, 2014.

Newly Ordained

Reverend Christopher P. Christensen – newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint John the Apostle in Leesburg.

Reverend David A. Dufresne – newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Leo the Great in Fairfax.

Reverend James C. Hinkle – newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Theresa in Ashburn.

Reverend Mauricio R. Piñeda – newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of All Saints in Manassas.

Reverend Scott Sina – newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint John the Beloved in McLean.

Reverend Steven R. Walker – newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Philip in Falls Church.

Transitional Deacon Assignments

Reverend Mr. Dort A. Bigg – newly ordained, Deacon at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Alexandria, effective June 9, 2014.

Reverend Mr. Kevin J. Dansereau – newly ordained, Deacon at the Church of Saint Philip in Falls Church, effective June 9, 2014.

Reverend Mr. Thomas P. Gallagher – newly ordained, Deacon at the Church of All Saints in Manassas, effective June 9, 2014.

Reverend Mr. Andrew W. Haissig – newly ordained, Deacon at the Church of Saint Agnes in Arlington, effective June 9, 2014.

Reverend Mr. Noah C. Morey – newly ordained, Deacon at the Church of Our Lady of Hope in Potomac Falls, effective June 9, 2014.

Religious Personnel Assigned Outside the Diocese

Reverend Monsignor Jeremiah McCarthy – from Priest in Residence at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Alexandria to service in the Diocese of Tucson, was effective June 1, 2014.

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