2003 CLERGY APPOINTMENTS

The Most Rev. Paul S. Loverde, Bishop of the Diocese of Arlington, has announced the following clergy appointments effective on Wednesday, June 25, 2003, unless otherwise stated:

RETIREMENTSRev. Msgr. Thomas J. Cassidy, from Pastor of the Church of St. Francis De Sales in Purcellville, to retirement. He will be in residence at the Church of St. Mark in Vienna. Rev. Clarence M. Trinkle, from Administrator of the Mission Church of Our Lady of the Shenandoah in Bayse, to medical disability retirement. He will reside in the Northern Virginia area.

PASTORSRev. George J. Griffin, from Pastor of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Alexandria to Pastor of the Church of St. Isidore the Farmer in Orange. Rev. John J. Marino, O.F.M., from Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. Francis of Assisi in Triangle to Pastor of the Church of St. Francis of Assisi in Triangle, effective Sunday, June 29, 2003. Rev. Charles C. McCoart, from Executive Director of Catholic Charities in Arlington to Pastor of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Alexandria, while continuing as Director of Diocesan Charities in Arlington. Rev. Patrick L. Posey, from service in the Diocese of San Juan de la Maguana in the Dominican Republic to Pastor of the Church of St. Francis De Sales in Purcellville.

ADMINISTRATORS Rev. Robert J. DeMartino, from Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. Philip in Falls Church to Administrator of the Mission Church of St. Peter in Washington. Rev. David L. Martin, from Pastor of the Church of St. Isidore the Farmer in Orange to Administrator of the Mission Church of St. Jude in Fredericksburg. Rev. Joseph A. Salazar, M.S.A., from residence at the Church of St. John Bosco in Woodstock to Administrator of the Mission Church of Our Lady of the Shenandoah in Bayse.

PAROCHIAL VICARSRev. Vincent P. Bork, from temporary Parochial Vicar to Parochial Vicar at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Manassas. This was effective Saturday, June 7, 2003. Rev. Charles M. Chamberlain, O.S.F.S., from Doctoral Studies at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. to Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. John Neumann in Reston. Rev. Michael J. Dobbins, from Parochial Vicar at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Alexandria to Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. Philip in Falls Church. Rev. William N. Dougherty, O.S.F.S., from Novice Master at the Oblates of St. Francis De Sales Toledo-Detroit Province to Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. John Neumann in Reston. Rev. Paul M. Grankauskas, from Parochial Vicar at the Church of All St.s in Manassas to Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. Mary of Sorrows in Fairfax Station. Rev. Stephen Holmes, from Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. Mary of Sorrows in Fairfax Station to Parochial Vicar at the Church of All St.s in Manassas. Rev. Stephen F. Leva, from Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. Francis De Sales in Purcellville to Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. John the Apostle in Leesburg. Rev. Mark E. Moretti, from Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. Rita in Alexandria to Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Lake Ridge. Rev. John M. O?Donohue, from Parochial Vicar at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Annandale to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes in Arlington. Rev. Sean K. Rousseau, from Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. John the Apostle in Leesburg to Parochial Vicar at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Annandale. Rev. Jerry A. Wooton, from Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Lake Ridge to Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. Leo the Great in Fairfax.

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTSRev. Joseph T. Brennan, O.S.F.S., from Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. John Neumann in Reston to Chaplain at Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria. Rev. Matthew J. Hillyard, O.S.F.S., from Chaplain at Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria to Principal at Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria. Rev. Richard A. Mullins, from Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. Theresa in Ashburn to Associate Director of the Spanish Apostolate in Arlington and part-time Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. Rita in Alexandria. Rev. Jerry J. Pokorsky, from Administrator of the Mission Church of St. Peter in Washington to service in the Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska. Rev. David A. Whitestone, to Adjutant Judicial Vicar of the Diocesan Tribunal, with a change of residence from the Church of St. Mary of Sorrows in Fairfax Station to residence at the Church of St. Charles Borromeo in Arlington.

NEWLY ORDAINEDRev. Edward R. Horkan, newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Annandale. Rev. Joel D. Jaffe, newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Alexandria. Rev. Mark Mullaney, newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. Theresa in Ashburn.

DEACON ASSIGNMENTRev. Mr. Augustine Minh Hai Tran, newly ordained, Deacon at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Annandale.

CHANGE OF RESIDENCERev. Daniel J. Maher, from residence at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More in Arlington to residence at the Church of St. Rita in Alexandria.

RELIGIOUS PERSONNEL ASSIGNED OUTSIDE THE DIOCESERev. Kevin M. Nadolski, O.S.F.S., from Principal at Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria to Province Vocation Director for the Oblates of St. Frances De Sales in Washington, D.C. Rev. John F. O?Connor, O.F.M., from Pastor of the Church of St. Francis of Assisi in Triangle, Virginia, to duties for the Franciscan Friars of the Holy Name Province, effective Sunday, June 29, 2003. Rev. Patrick T. O?Connor, O.S.F.S., from Parochial Vicar of the Church of St. John Neumann in Reston to Pastor of the Church of St. Brendan the Navigator in Shallotte, North Carolina. This was effective Thursday, May 8, 2003.

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